Glucophage is used for treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used along with diet and exercise. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines.
Use Glucophage as directed by your doctor. Take Glucophage with a meal. It is recommended to drink plenty of fluids while you are taking Glucophage. Check with your doctor for instructions. For best effect it is advised to take Glucophage on a regular schedule. Taking Glucophage at the same time each day will help you remember to take it.
If you miss a dose take it as soon as you remember. However if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the Missed Dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.
Store Glucophage at 68 – 77 °F (20 –25 °C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Glucophage out of the reach of children.
Glucophage may cause dizziness. These effects may worsen if Glucophage is taken with alcohol or certain other medications. Use Glucophage with caution. Do not drive or perform other possibly unsafe tasks until you know how you react to this drug. If your symptoms do not improve or if they worsen, contact your doctor. Glucophage should be used only by the patient for whom it has been prescribed. Do not take less or more or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.
Possible Side Effects
Some of the Possible Side Effects are- Diarrhea, gas, headache, indigestion, nausea, and stomach upset, temporary metallic taste, vomiting. Contact your doctor if any of these or other side effects occur. If you experience any of the following serious side effects, you should seek medical attention immediately- llergic reactions (rash, hives, itching, difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue), chest pain or discomfort, dizziness or lightheadedness, fast or difficult breathing, feeling of being unusually cold, fever, chills, or persistent sore throat, general feeling of being unwell, muscle pain or weakness, slow or irregular heartbeat, unusual drowsiness, unusual or persistent stomach pain or discomfort, unusual tiredness or weakness.
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