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If you have type 2 diabetes, your doctor may prescribe metformin to improve your blood sugar control. Metformin is considered a first-line agent for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Metformin can be used alone or in combination with other medications.

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MetFORMIN HCl

If you have type 2 diabetes, your doctor may prescribe metformin to improve your blood sugar control. Metformin is considered a first-line agent for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Metformin can be used alone or in combination with other medications.

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Consumer Forms: Tablet, Liquid, Long Acting Tablet

Consumer Routes: By mouth

Therapeutic Classes: Hypoglycemic

About MetFORMIN HCl
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Uses
  • Treats type 2 diabetes.
  • This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use if you had an allergic reaction to metformin, or if you have severe kidney problems or metabolic acidosis.
Directions
  • Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
  • Oral routeIt is best to take this medicine with food or milk.
  • Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.
  • Read and follow the patient instructions that come with this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
  • Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
  • Swallow the extended-release tablet whole. Do not crush, break, or chew it. Tell your doctor if you have trouble swallowing the tablets whole.
  • Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you.
Warnings
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have heart or blood vessel disease, heart failure, blood circulation problems, kidney disease, liver disease, anemia, an adrenal gland or pituitary gland disorder, or a vitamin B12 deficiency. Tell your doctor if you had a heart attack. Tell your doctor if you drink alcohol.
  • Too much of this medicine can cause a rare, but serious condition called lactic acidosis.
  • Part of the extended-release tablet may pass in your stool. This is normal.
  • Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine. You may need to stop using this medicine before you have surgery, an x-ray, CT scan, or other medical test.
  • Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.
  • Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.
Side effects
  • Fever or chills
  • Stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, muscle pain or cramping
  • Unusual tiredness or weakness
  • Confusion, fast heartbeat, increased hunger, shakiness
  • Trouble breathing, slow heartbeat, lightheadedness, dizziness
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Diarrhea, gas, nausea
Avoid
  • Some medicines can affect how metformin works. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following:AcetazolamideDichlorphenamideDiuretics (water pills)Estrogen or birth control pillsHeart or blood pressure medicineIsoniazid Nicotinic acidPhenothiazine medicinePhenytoinSteroid medicineThyroid medicine TopiramateZonisamide
  • Too much of this medicine can cause a rare, but serious condition called lactic acidosis.
  • Part of the extended-release tablet may pass in your stool. This is normal.
  • Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine. You may need to stop using this medicine before you have surgery, an x-ray, CT scan, or other medical test.
  • Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.
  • Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.
Storage
  • Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

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Glumetza


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Consumer Forms Tablet, Liquid, Long Acting Tablet

Consumer Routes By mouth

Therapeutic Classes Hypoglycemic

Metformin is a medication used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Metformin belongs to the biguanide class of drugs. Metformin works primarily by suppressing liver glucose (sugar) production. Metformin is a generic medication that has been marketed under the tradenames Glucophage, Glucophage XR, Glumetza, Fortamet, and Riomet. Metformin is one of the most commonly prescribed drugs for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Uses
  • Treats type 2 diabetes.
  • This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use if you had an allergic reaction to metformin, or if you have severe kidney problems or metabolic acidosis.
Directions
  • Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.
  • Oral routeIt is best to take this medicine with food or milk.
  • Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.
  • Read and follow the patient instructions that come with this medicine. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
  • Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
  • Swallow the extended-release tablet whole. Do not crush, break, or chew it. Tell your doctor if you have trouble swallowing the tablets whole.
  • Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you.
Warnings
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have heart or blood vessel disease, heart failure, blood circulation problems, kidney disease, liver disease, anemia, an adrenal gland or pituitary gland disorder, or a vitamin B12 deficiency. Tell your doctor if you had a heart attack. Tell your doctor if you drink alcohol.
  • Too much of this medicine can cause a rare, but serious condition called lactic acidosis.
  • Part of the extended-release tablet may pass in your stool. This is normal.
  • Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine. You may need to stop using this medicine before you have surgery, an x-ray, CT scan, or other medical test.
  • Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.
  • Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.
Side effects
  • Fever or chills
  • Stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, muscle pain or cramping
  • Unusual tiredness or weakness
  • Confusion, fast heartbeat, increased hunger, shakiness
  • Trouble breathing, slow heartbeat, lightheadedness, dizziness
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Diarrhea, gas, nausea
Avoid
  • Some medicines can affect how metformin works. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following:AcetazolamideDichlorphenamideDiuretics (water pills)Estrogen or birth control pillsHeart or blood pressure medicineIsoniazid Nicotinic acidPhenothiazine medicinePhenytoinSteroid medicineThyroid medicine TopiramateZonisamide
  • Too much of this medicine can cause a rare, but serious condition called lactic acidosis.
  • Part of the extended-release tablet may pass in your stool. This is normal.
  • Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine. You may need to stop using this medicine before you have surgery, an x-ray, CT scan, or other medical test.
  • Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.
  • Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.
Storage
  • Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

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