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Used for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus as monotherapy, and as adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control
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Adult dose: Monotherapy and combination with other oral hypoglycemic agents. The usual starting dose is 750mg given with evening meals. Maximum dose of up to 1500mg given with evening meals.
After 10 to 15 days, it is recommended to check if the dose given to the patient is adequate on the basis of blood glucose measurement.
Combination with Insulin: For patients treated with combination therapy of metformin and insulin, metformin dose 750mg with evening meals, up to a maximum dose of 1500mg given evening meals. Insulin dosage is adjusted on the basis of blood glucose measurement of the patient.
Known hypersensitivity to metformin hydrochloride. Renal disease or dysfunction which may also result from conditions such as cardiovascular collapse (shock), acute myocardial infarction or septicemia. Patients undergoing radiologic studies involving intravascular administration of iodinated contrast media. use of such product amy result in acute alteration of renal function. Acute of chronic metabolic acidosis, including diabetic ketacidosis, with or without coma. Acute hemodynamic compromise of hypotaxic states. Congestive heart failure. Abnormal heart failure. Dehydration. Lactation.
Metformin hydrochloride 750mg
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