Glucophage 500mg

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About Glucophage 500mg

Glucophage 500mg is for diabetic patients. It is used for the lowering of blood glucose levels. It contains the active ingredient Metformin. Glucophage 500mg belongs to a class of drugs called hypoglycemics

How effective is Glucophage 500mg?

Glucophage 500mg is used to control blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. It is mostly preferred in individuals who do not experience much changes in blood glucose level by exercise, weight reduction or diet changes. It works by reducing the amount of glucose synthesized by the liver and helps to restore the body’s normal response to the insulin naturally produced in the body. 

Can I buy Glucophage 500mg in Pakistan?

You can now buy Glucophage 500mg online from emeds Pharmacy by simply completing the online ordering process. There is no particular need for you to physically visit a pharmacy or book an appointment with a doctor as you can safely and securely have medicines delivered to your home or another choice of location. If you have any query relating to ordering Glucophage 500mg online via our website, feel free to contact us on 0311 113 6337 where a qualified member of the team will be available to assist you.

What dose should I choose?

In adults, the initial dose is 1 tablet (500 mg) of Glucophage 500mg taken 2-3 times per day during or after a meal. The dose may be adjusted after a few days according to the blood glucose levels. 

The dose should not exceed 3 gm or 6 tablets in any 24 hours. 

In the elderly (over 65 years), the dose is adjusted by the doctor based on the renal function. 

What are the side-effects and other warnings when taking Glucophage 500mg?

Many people using Glucophage 500mg do not experience any side-effects. Some side-effects may disappear on their own as your body becomes adjusted to the drug. Some common side-effects include:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence 
  • Stomach ache

If you notice that your symptoms persist or have worsened, contact your doctor immediately. 

Inform your doctor about any prescription/nonprescription drugs you may be taking. 

If you are pregnant, might become pregnant, or think you may be pregnant or breast-feeding or planning to breast-feed, notify your doctor or a pharmacist at emeds Pharmacy before using this drug.

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