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Metmin-A Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Metmin-A Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Metmin-A Tablet is a combination of two medicines that controls blood sugar levels and may also protect the nerves. This drug should be used along with a proper diet and regular exercise for best results. It should be taken with food to avoid the side effects of nausea and stomach upset.

Uses of Metmin-A Tablet

Side effects of Metmin-A Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Loss of appetite
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Vertigo
  • Dizziness

How to use Metmin-A 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. Metmin-A Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Metmin-A Tablet works

Metmin-A Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Metformin and alpha lipoic acid 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. Alpha lipoic acid is a naturally occurring fatty acid which has a protective effect of brain and nerve tissue.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Metmin-A Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Metmin-A Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Metmin-A Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CAUTION
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Metmin-A Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Metmin-A Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Metmin-A Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Metmin-A Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. 
  • Monitor your blood glucose level while taking this medicine. 
  • It may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
  • Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemic symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxiety.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Patient Concerns

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I have type 2 diabetes since 2 years. Since 6 months, my sugar level remains between 130-150. I take doctor prescribed Gluconorm tablet twice a day. Is it enough?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
I think you should follow diabatic diet chart which will help you to your sugar level in normal limit with tab. gluconorm
Which are the vegetables, fruits i can consume being a type 2 diabetes patient ?
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Diabetes Specialist
consult a dietician for diabetic diet
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References
  1. CDSCO List of Approved Drug From 01-01-2011 to 31-12-2011. [Accessed 21 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Alpha-lipoic acid. Bad Homburg, Germany: MEDA Pharma GmbH & Co. KG; 2007. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Metformin hydrochloride. Huddersfield, West Yorkshire: Genus Pharmaceuticals; 2011 [revised 8 Apr. 2017]. [Accessed 23 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. Metformin hydrochloride. Princeton, New Jersey: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  5. ScienceDirect. Alpha Lipoic Acid. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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