Metben Tablet

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₹8.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Metben Tablet

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Uses of Metben Tablet

Metben Tablet is used in the treatment of diabetic nerve pain.
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Side effects of Metben Tablet

Common

Nausea, Altered taste, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Loss of appetite.

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How to use Metben Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Metben Tablet is to be taken with food.
Metben Tablet may cause stomach upset if taken on empty stomach.

How Metben Tablet works

Metben Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Metformin and benfotiamine which treat diabetic nerve disease. Metformin is a biguanide which decreases the production and absorption of sugar in your body, and allows better use of existing insulin. Benfotiamine is a synthetic form if vitamin B1 which relieves symptoms of nerve damage such as numbness, tingling, burning, and needle-like sensations in the hands and feet.

In Depth Information on Metben Tablet

Metben Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Metben Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking metformin with alcohol can cause lactic acidosis and
you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, sleepiness, stomach upset, or other unusual symptoms.
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Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Metben Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Lim
ited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is
low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Metben Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Metben Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Metben Tablet is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Metben Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metben Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Metben Tablet is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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