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Bigomet 500mg (Metformin hcl)
Diabetes Medicine

Bigomet 500mg (Metformin hcl)

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SKU                  : BEP5072
Generic Name : Metformin Hcl
Brand Name    : Glucophage
Manufacture    : Otsira
Presentation    : pills (blister)
Delivery Days  : 10 -12 working days

Quantity : 60 pills

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Metformin (bigomet-500mg): prescribe to treat the type 2 diabetes 

Metformin is a popular drug to treat type 2 diabetes and also gestational diabetes. Doctors may prescribe it when you are at high risk of developing this health condition.

If your body cannot produce enough insulin due to some limitation of health, it is referred to as type 2 diabetes. Again insulin does not work correctly in this physical condition, so blood sugar levels may increase than normal. This medicine can increases the level of insulin in the body and improves its management. Also helps reduce sugar levels. When this medicine is prescribed, blood sugar levels cannot be controlled through diet and exercise alone. 

The benefit of Metformin 500 (bigomet-500mg) 

·       Metformin is mainly prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes and also gestational diabetes. 

·       Besides the type 2 diabetes treatment, this medication helps to prevent polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) symptoms. This physical condition affects ovarian function. But keep in mind that this drug is not officially approved for PCOS.

·       This drug increases blood insulin levels and reduces sugar levels in PCOS. As a result, ovulation improves. It also prevents irregular periods. 

The form of Metformin (bigomet-500mg) 

The medication is in both tablets and liquid form (in sachets). You need to swallow the tablet with a glass of water. You should dissolve the power of the sachets in your drink or water. 

The tablet is available in 2 different forms such as standard tablets and slow-release tablets.

  • Standard tablets: Standard tablets start work very quickly. But you need to take it several times according to doctor's prescription. 
  • Slow-release tablets: As the name suggests, the Slow-release tablets start working gradually. It cannot take several times. 

Don't go with self-treatment; your doctor will explain which type of tablet is perfect for you. 

Children and older people who feel difficulty swallowing the tablets can take the power sachets by dissolving them in the drink.  

Dosage and strength 

Metformin (bigomet-500mg) tablets are available in different strengths. Your doctor will inform you which tablet is perfect for you.

You can take a maximum of 2,000mg daily, which means four 500mg tablets daily. The Liquid medicine is found in 500mg, 850mg, or 1,000mg, and Sachets are also available in 500mg or 1,000mg doses. 

How to take it 

Metformin works best if taken with or after an evening meal. It has infrequent side effects. Swallow the tablets whole at once with a drink of water, do not chew or break them.

For sachets, pour the whole powder into a glass of water, then add about 150 ml more. Then drink it straight away. 

How long to it take for 

It is suggested not to stop taking Metformin suddenly; you should inform the doctor. The medicine regulates kidney function indirectly. So it can be called life-saving medicine. If you feel your kidneys cannot function properly after taking the tablet, inform your doctor. He will make the decision; whether you have to stop the medicine or not or switch to another medicine. Don't forget that suddenly stopping taking the drug may increase your blood sugar levels. Then your diabetes will become worsen. 

Missed dose:  

If you miss any dose of Metformin, you should not take it after remembering. Skip the missed dose and start the next dose at its usual time. Take only 2 doses near time. If you tend to forget the dose, you need to set the alarm for reminders. 

Overdose 

It is suggested not to take the overdose of Metformin. It may create serious side effects. These are mentioned below:

  • stomach pain
  • feeling cold
  • diarrhea
  • fast or shallow breathing
  • tiredness or weakness
  • unusual sleepiness

Common side effects 

The side effects are infrequent in medicine. It may happen in more than 1 in 100 users. It has some side effects, which are mentioned here: 

  • Feeling sick (nausea)
  • vomiting)
  • Stomach ache
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Feeling a metallic taste in the mouth

If these side effects do not disappear after some time, you have to inform your doctor. He may help to remove these side effects. 

Warning and precaution 


Who may not be able to take Metformin 500(bigomet-500mg) 

All people cannot prescribe Metformin. Before starting medicine, you should ask your doctor if the medicine is perfect for you.

You cannot take medicine if allergic to Metformin or other medicine.

  • You cannot take it if you have uncontrolled diabetes.
  • If you are suffering from liver or kidney problems
  • If you tend to sever infection from different substance
  • If you have a heart problem such as heart failure, heart attack, etc
  • If you are suffering from blood circulation problems or breathing difficulties
  • Consuming a lot of alcohol
  • Before having surgery, you should not take Metformin or specific medical tests. In this case, inform your doctor:
  • You need to stop the medicine before going to any test that involves the injection, such as an X-ray or scan. You should be careful using the medicine before having any surgery where local anesthesia involves 

FAQ: 

 

What exactly does Metformin do to your body? 

Metformin is prescribed to lower the blood sugar level by increasing insulin production. So, it can be an effective medicine to treat diabetes. You can take it when diet and exercise cannot work to lower blood sugar. 

What are the severe side effects of Metformin? 

Side effects are infrequent in medicine. But sometimes, the drug causes lactic acidosis, which can be a severe side effect for some people. Before taking the drug, you should read its label mentioned on the box. 

Good for weight loss? 

No, it is not true. There are no studies where it has been established that this medicine is ideal for weight loss.  

Does Metformin lower blood sugar immediately?

The tablet cannot instantly decrease the blood sugar levels. You can notice its effects within 48 hours of taking the medication. Its effect may stay up to 4–5 days after taking occur. However, duration depends on the dose of the person.

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