Glucophage SR is a highly effective and clinically proven treatment that reduces levels of blood sugar in type 2 diabetes. The medication is an oral medication approved by the FDA for the treatment and management of type 2 diabetes.
Diabetes is a disease which impairs the body's ability to produce insulin, resulting in the abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates, which leads to elevated levels of blood glucose. People with diabetes can experience a number of complications including skin and eye problems, nerve damage that can cause painful tingling sensation in the hands and feet, kidney disease that can eventually lead to kidney failure, high blood pressure and much more.
Symptoms of diabetes can include blurred vision, feeling tired, increased thirst and the need to pee more frequently. Diabetes can be managed with dietary changes, exercise and medications. If you have diabetes it is very important to take your medication exactly as prescribed by your doctor and always attend your regular checkups. For convenience you can order your diabetes medications, such as Competact, Glucophage SR, Metformin and Onglyza from UK Meds.
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Glucophage SR prolonged release tablets contain the active ingredient metformin hydrochloride and belong to a group of medicines called biguanides, used in the treatment of Type 2 (non-insulin dependent) diabetes mellitus.
After completing the online consultation form, the partner doctor reviews the medical details and sends the prescription to the pharmacy. The medication will be sent to your address the next day.
Its active ingredient is metformin hydrochloride. This is used by both men and women over 18 years old with type 2 diabetes to manage their ailment when diet fails to do so. It can be taken on its own or in combination with other anti-diabetic treatments.
The active ingredient metformin hydrochloride is a biguanide medication. It efficiently controls the blood’s sugar levels to treat and prevent symptoms of diabetes. It is clinically proven to reduce the amount of sugar produced in the liver. It increases sensitivity of muscle cells to insulin so it can remove natural glucose from the blood efficiently. It delays the absorption of sugar from the intestines in the blood before eating. It reduces the sugar levels both between meals and after eating. Its slow release formulation ensures the steady dose is released all day.
Starting dose is usually at 500mg but may be increased upon consultation with a doctor. The tablets are taken 2 times a day and must be taken during or immediately after meals. Never crush, chew or break the meds and do not take double doses even if you take a tablet.
The medication comes in tablet form in dosages of 500mg, 750mg and 1000 mg. The prescribed dosage depends on how the body regulates blood sugar levels.
Common side effects are disturbances of the gut like vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhoea.