Trade name: Longmet
Strength: 500 mg
Active ingredient: Metformin
Uses: Longmet 500 mg tablet is anti diabetic medicine used to control high blood sugar in type 2 diabetes. It is used alone or in combination with other medications including insulin. Longmet 500 mg tablet is not used to control blood sugar in type 1 diabetes
Category: Anti diabetetic drug
Pregnancy category: Longmet belongs to FDA pregnancy category B. This means that metformin is safe during pregnancy and is not expected to cause any harm to the unborn baby. Always inform your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning for conception.
Written by: healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: May 31st, 2015
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