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    Glucophage (Metformin Hydrochloride) belongs to the first-line medication class and it is mainly used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. In some cases such as in patients with liver or kidney impairment or excessive alcohol intake, Glucophage can cause heart failure and lactic acidosis.


    The pack has 5×10 film coated tablets.

    The dose varies in 250 mg, 500 mg, 750 mg, and 850 mg tablets.

    Each 500 mg film coated tablet is composed of 500 mg of Metformin Hydrochloride.

    Dosage: The dosage and indications are directed by the doctor or physician. The directions for use are enclosed in the pack.


    Uses: Glucophage is usually recommended for overweight patients having type 2 diabetes. Excessive body weight causes cysts development in the ovary and this medicine is used in its treatment.

    There are certain exercises and dietary changes suggested by the doctor in accordance with the patient’s history and condition of diabetes.

    Adverse effects: Temporary side effects include headache, diarrhea, stomach bloating, quick decreases in sugar level, and dizziness.

    Long-term side effects may include excessive weight loss and stomach problems.

    Consult the doctor if the patient is hypersensitive to Metformin Hydrochloride.

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    Store the medicine below 30° Celsius.

    Prevent storing in sunlight, moisture, and heat.

    Keep away from children.

    Only sold on prescription of a registered medical practitioner.

    Manufacturing and purchasing: Glucophage is manufactured by Merck Marker

    To buy online, visit.



    By: Bahaar Abdullah

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