- Metformin Glucophage - drug class. -
- GLUCOPHAGE ® XR metformin hydrocoride extended
- Glucophage oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures. - WebMD
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Metformin Glucophage - drug class. -
Adjunct to diet and exercise in type 2 diabetes as monotherapy, or (in adults) with a sulfonylurea or insulin. ≥17yrs: Monotherapy: Initially 500mg twice daily or 850mg once daily; may increase by 500mg/day at 1-week intervals or by 850mg/day in divided doses at 2-week intervals. Increased risk of hypoglycemia with alcohol, sulfonylureas, insulin, repaglinide.
GLUCOPHAGE ® XR metformin hydrocoride extended
Or, may increase from 500mg twice daily to 850mg twice daily after 2 weeks. Adding to insulin: initially 500mg once daily; may increase by 500mg/day at 1-week intervals; max 2.5g/day.
Glucophage oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures. - WebMD
These symptoms occur in one out of every three patients.
Metformin - pedia
The UK Prospective Diabetes Study, a large clinical trial performed in 1980-90s, provided evidence that metformin reduced the rate of adverse cardiovascular outcomes in overweht patients with type 2 diabetes relative to other antihyperglycemic agents.
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