*AdvaCare Metformin HCL Tablets are GMP certified.

**AdvaCare Metformin HCL Tablets are manufactured in our facilities located in China, India and USA.

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Dosage:

500mg

*or according to distributor/market composition

Packaging:

10 tablets/blister, 10 blisters/box;1,000 tablets/bottle

*or according to distributor/market requirements

Therapy:

Antihyperglycemic

Active Ingredients:

Metformin

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Product Information

General Information:
AdvaCare is a GMP manufacturer of Metformin HCL tablets.

Metformin HCL tablets are an oral diabetes medicine used to control high blood sugar. It is a member of the biguanide class of antihyperglycemics and is not related to any other class of antihyperglycemic agents. It can be used in patients with type 2 diabetes and the site of action for this drug is liver.

It is the first line of treatment in type-2 diabetes which also has a positive aspect that it doesn’t lead to hypoglycemia or low sugar.

Metformin can be combined with proper diet and exercise to best control blood sugar. Controlling high blood sugar can prevent nerve problems, kidney damage, and eye problems. It may also lower risk of cardiovascular disease.

Side Effects:
As with all pharmaceuticals, some unwanted effects can occur from the use of metformin HCL tablets. Always consult a doctor or health care professional for medical advice before use. Common side effects include, but may not be limited to nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, weakness, diarrhea, and metallic taste. Seek medical attention if the following develop: allergic reaction and hypoglycemia.

For a comprehensive list of all possible effects, consult your doctor.

If any symptom persists or gets worse, or you notice any other symptom, then please call your doctor immediately.

Additional Information

Always consult a medical doctor or patient care specialist before using metformin HCL tablets.

Indications and Usage

Metformin HCL is indicated in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus especially in overweight to obese individuals, when exercise and dietary control alone does not lead to an effective dietary control.

In adults, metformin is used as a mono therapy or in combination with other oral anti-diabetic agents or with insulin.

In children from 10 years of age and adolescents, metformin HCL tablets may be used as monotherapy or in combination with insulin.

Contraindications

Metformin HCL tablets are contraindicated in patients who have type 1 diabetes, in metabolic acidosis, renal failure, hepatic insufficiency, acute alcohol intoxication and recent myocardial infarction.

Precautions

Do NOT use metformin HCL tablet if you:

  • Have kidney disease;
  • Have high ketone levels in your blood or urine;
  • Have heart diseases, liver diseases and congestive heart failure;
  • Use insulin or other oral diabetes medications;
  • Are younger than 10 years of age.

Blood sugar control is very important during pregnancy, and the dose has to be adjusted accordingly in each trimester.

It is unknown if this medication passes into breast milk or is it harmful to the nursing infant. Consult your doctor before taking this medication or before breast-feeding.

Administration and Dosage

Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. Usual dose for adults is: 500mg orally twice a day and for extended release 500 to 1000mg orally once a day

Usual dosage for pediatric use (10 years and older): 500mg orally twice a day.

Interactions

Possible interactions include beta-blocker medications and other drugs that affect blood sugar. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with metformin HCL tablets.

Overdose

If someone overdoses might have symptoms of lactic acidosis, breathlessness or passing out. This has to be reported to the medical health professional. Seek medical help urgently.

Adverse Reactions

Some of the reported adverse reactions are diabetic ketoacidosis or severe kidney disease.

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