Diaformin 500 mg tab: Uses, Side effects, Dosage

Manufacturer: Merck Serono

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Trade name: Diaformin

Strength: 500 mg

Type: Tablet

Active ingredient: Metformin

Category: Anti diabetetic drug

Pregnancy category: Metformin belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: C And US FDA pregnancy category B.

Uses: Diaformin 500 mg tab is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

How to use: Take Diaformin 500 mg tab orally with a meal as advised by your doctor. Diet and exercise along with this tablet gives better results. Check the blood sugar levels at your doctors office and adjust the dose as directed by your doctor.

Side Effects: Diarrhea, nausea and vomiting, stomach upset. Symptoms of low blood sugar include sudden sweating, shaking, fast heartbeat, hunger and nausea, blurred vision, dizziness and headache, or tingling hands/feet.

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Dosage: Start with 500 mg orally twice a day or 850 mg orally once a day and increase weekly as directed by your doctor. Maximum daily dose is 2500 mg

Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team

Date last updated: April 05th, 2032