Glucophage (Metformin) – Generic




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Metformin Uses

Chemical Name: METFORMIN (met-FOR-min)

Glucophage is a TABLET.

Glucophage (Metformin)

Glucophage is used to stabilize the amount of sugar in the blood (blood glucose) in people who suffer from diabetes mellitus. Metformin generic is administered with a proper exercise and diet, alone or possibly in combination with other medications to control high blood sugar and diabetes. It is generally used in individuals with type 2 diabetes.

Metformin generic functions by facilitating to reestablish your body’s appropriate response to the insulin produced naturally. It also cuts the amount of sugar produced by the liver, and that is absorbed by the intestines/stomach.

Metformin 500 mg controls high blood sugar which eventually prevents:

  • Kidney impairment
  • Impaired vision
  • Nerve complications
  • Damage to limbs
  • Sexual function difficulties.
  • Risk of a heart stroke or attack.

You can purchase Glucophage from Canada Pharmacy.


The dose of Glucophage 500mg will differ from patient to patient. Follow your doctor’s instructions and the guidelines provided on the label. Take Glucophage 500mg by mouth (orally) with a meal, 1 to 3 times, at the same time every day. You are required to drink plenty of liquids while consuming Metformin 500 mg. Your consultant can increase or decrease the quantity of the dose, depending on the levels of your blood glucose.


Each Glucophage 500mg tablet contains:

Active Ingredients:

  • Metformin hydrochloride

Inactive Ingredients

  • Povidone
  • Magnesium stearate
  • Hypromellose
  • Sodium carboxymethyl cellulose
  • Microcrystalline cellulose


Before taking Glucophage, inform your clinician or doctor if you have any other medical conditions and are taking any medicines for them. Metformin 500 mg consists of inactive ingredients that can cause adverse reactions. If you experience any of the side effects listed above, seek help immediately.

If you are pregnant, Metformin generic should be consumed only if it is absolutely necessary. Talk about the dangers and advantages of the medicine with your doctor.

Metformin 500 mg can impact the menstrual cycle and escalate the chances of getting pregnant. It also passes into the breastmilk, so if you are a nursing mother, you may want to talk to your doctor before starting this medication.

Limit alcohol consumption while consuming Glucophage as it may increase the risk of developing low blood sugar and lactic acidosis.

Side Effects

Glucophage benefits most patients with diabetes. However, it may cause undesirable side effects in some people. The adverse reactions of Glucophage are:

  • Nausea
  • Weakness
  • Vomiting
  • Muscle pain
  • Gas
  • Stomach bloating
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Irregular heartbeat (fast or slow)
  • Headache
  • Jitters and shivering
  • Hunger
  • Sweating
  • Confusion
  • Rashes
  • Loss of appetite
  • Taste troubles