Glucophage Tablet 1gm Indications
Glucophage is primarily indicated in conditions like Diabetes mellitus, Hyperlipoproteinaemia, Insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, Insulin resistance, Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, Obesity.
The severe or irreversible adverse effects of Glucophage, which give rise to further complications include Vasculitis, Pneumonitis, Malabsorption of vit B12, Malabsorpton of folic acid, Megaloblastic anemia, Hypoglycemia., Glucophage produces potentially life-threatening effects which include Lactic Acidosis. which are responsible for the discontinuation of Glucophage therapy., The symptomatic adverse reactions produced by Glucophage are more or less tolerable and if they become severe, they can be treated symptomatically, these include Abdominal distension, Flatulence, Nausea, Vomiting, Anorexia, Diarrhea, Skin reactions, Weight LossX, Hypersensitivity, Metallic taste.
Glucophage is contraindicated in conditions like Alcohol dependence, Anaemia, Myocardial infarction, Septicaemia,Infections, Respiratory disease, Ketosis, Cardiovascular disease, Diabetic coma, Trauma,Iron deficiency,Vitamin B12 deficiency, Renal impairment,Diabetic retinopathy, Liver damage.
Glucophage should be used with caution in patients with pre-existing liver disease, kidney disease, heart trouble or if have any allergy, infections. Avoid excessive use of alcohol while taking this. It is not recommended for use during pregnancy and should be used only if clearly needed during lactation.