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Metformin is used for treating type 2 diabetes.
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Metformin is used for treating type 2 of diabetes. You can buy Generic Metformin 60 mg, 40 mg, 30 mg and 20 mg in online drug stores or other usual pharmacies.
Metformin is applied alone or combined with other medicines, for instance, insulin, in treating type 2 of diabetes. It is also used in combination with special diet & exercise. Metformin belongs to a class of medicines called biguanides. It aids to control the level of sugar (glucose) in the blood. It allows to reduce the concentration of glucose in the organism, and the amount of it absorbed from food and that produced by the liver. Thanks to Metformin the body’s response to insulin grows, that allows to get the best results in curing the disease. Insulin is a natural substance that helps to control concentration of glucose in your blood. Such medication as Metformin is not applied for treating type 1 diabetes (condition in which insulin is not produced by organism at all, so it is of no use in relieving such symptoms). To get the drug quick and without too much fuss order Metformin online.
Never use this medicine if it was not prescribed to you. Be careful not to exceed the prescribed dosage of the medicine. It should be administered by mouth with a meal unless your physician advised you to use it differently. Metformin is better to take on a regular schedule to have the most benefit of the treatment. If you forgot to take a dose, take it the moment you remember missing it. If the time of taking another dose is near, do not take the medication, just skip it and resume your usual dosing schedule.
Do remember that this drug can cause a concentration, which may be threatening to your life, especially in patients, characterized by increasing sleepiness, slow heartbeat, weakness, cold feeling, muscle pain, shortness of breath, abdominal pain, fainting, and feeling light-headed. These symptoms refer to a condition called lactic acidosis. If you notice any symptoms of listed above call the emergency or visit the polyclinic. Also be careful to signs of lowing blood sugar that may be revealed by headache, hunger, fast heartbeat, irritability, tremors, drowsiness, confusion, sweating, weakness, seizure. For such cases always have a source of sugar at hand. Do not take alcohol during the course of treatment. Mind all this when you are going to buy Metformin online or in other drug stores. Do not forget to get a consultation of your doctor first.
Patients suffering such diseases, conditions or symptoms are not recommended to take Metformin. That is: hyperglycemic coma, hypersensitivity, acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, liver disease, ketoacidosis, kidney failure, respiratory failure, infectious diseases, dehydration, extensive surgery or trauma, alcoholism. Also those who are currently on a reduced-calorie diet (less than 1000 kcal a day) are not to take it. Women with lactic acidosis (including history), breastfeeding or pregnant. The drug shouldn’t be taken for two days before CAT scanning (CT) and a surgery, X-ray and radioisotope examinations. Metformin is not recommended to take by patients who are older than 60, or those engaged in doing hard physical work (as risks of developing lactic acidosis rise).
The most common side effects may appear during the treatment and develop into more severe symptoms. In this case the therapy with the medication should be stopped. They include: nausea, swelling or rapid weight gain, bloating, gas, vomiting, diarrhea and loss of appetite. Signs of lactic acidosis include: increasing drowsiness, slow heartbeat, weakness, shortness of breath, cold feeling, muscle pain, abdominal pain, fainting and lightheadedness. In this case get the medical attention right away. You may develop allergic reaction as well, it includes: swelling, rash, hives.
Drug interaction with other medications
Metformin is not compatible with alcohol. Such a medication as Cimetidine (Tagamet) may increase blood levels of Metformin and thus affect its metabolism. Be cautious to administer Cimetidine together with indirect anticoagulants. Metformin is able to enhance metabolism of Furosemide. Effects of the drug may be increased by such substances as insulin, inhibitors of MAO, derivatives of sulfonylurea, cyclophosphamide, oxytetracycline, salicylates and acarbose. Avoid to co-administer the drug with thyroid medicines, Glucagon, Epinephrine, birth control pills and other hormones, nicotinic acid derivates, and thiazide diuretics.
Missing a dose
In case you forgot to take a dose on time, take it when you remember. Though if you see that the time for your next dose is near, don’t have your medicine and just try to resume your usual dosing regime. Never use double doses of the drug or have extra doses of it.
Symptoms of overdose of Metformin coincide with those of low blood sugar: hunger, drowsiness, confusion, headache, irritability, weakness, fast heartbeat, sweating, tremors, seizure. So the patient should have a source of sugar at hand for such cases. If you notice any of them or unusual conditions call your doctor the soonest.
Keep the drug at temperature range between 20-25 C (68-77 F). Keep it away from heat, moisture and sunlight. Avoid its storage in wet places such as a bathroom and those of easy reach of children and pets.
Here is provided only general information, which does not include detailed directions, precautions or possible drug integrations. Do not use information from this site for self-diagnosis or self-treatment.
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