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It is used with a proper diet and exercise program and possibly with other medications to control high blood sugar. It is used in patients with type 2 diabetes. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems.
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Initially, 500 mg PO twice daily or 850 mg PO once daily, given with meals. In the geriatric adult, do not initiate therapy if 80 years old or older unless normal renal function is documented. Dosage increases should be made in increments of 500 mg weekly or 850 mg every 2 weeks, up to 2,000 mg/day PO, given in divided doses. Patients can also be titrated from 500 mg PO twice daily to 850 mg PO twice daily after 2 weeks. Doses above 2000 mg/day may be better tolerated if divided and given 3 times per day with meals. Max
Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg and other components