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Myophage Tablet

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Primary uses of Myophage Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Myophage Tablet

Uses of Myophage Tablet

Myophage Tablet is used in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

Myophage Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Myophage are Nausea, Taste change, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Loss of appetite.

How to use Myophage 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. Myophage Tablet is to be taken with food.
Myophage Tablet may cause stomach upset if taken on empty stomach.

How Myophage Tablet works

Myophage Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Metformin and myoinositol which treat polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) in females. Metformin is an antidiabetic medicine which helps regulate hormones in PCOS by balancing insulin levels. This effect leads to more regular menstruation and ovulation cycles. Myo inositol is a naturally occurring messenger which ensures proper binding of insulin to its receptors and regulates the signaling that follows the binding process. Like this, it improves body’s response to insulin, and improves hormone balance.

In Depth Information on Myophage Tablet

Myophage Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Myophage 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.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Myophage Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Myophage Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Myophage Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Myophage 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Myophage Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Myophage Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Myophage 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Myophage Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Myophage Tablet

Q. What is Myophage?
Myophage is a combination of two medicines: Metformin+Myo Inositol. This medicine is used in the treatment of Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Metformin is an anti diabetic medicine which helps to regulate menstrual cycle by improving the insulin sensitivity. This effect leads to more regular menstrual cycle in females. Myoinositol is safe and effective medicine that acts as natural insulin sensitizer which helps to reduce androgen (male) hormones and restores ovulatory function in femlaes.
Q. What are the possible side effects of Myophage?
The use of Myophage is associated with common side effects nausea, altered taste, diarrhoea, stomach pain and loss of appetite.
Q. What is polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)?
Polycystic ovarian syndrome is a medical condition seen in women of child bearing age, that causes irregular menstrual cycle (periods), excess androgens (high level of male hormones) and polycystic ovaries (enlarged ovaries with fluid filled sacs or follicles. Signs and symptoms include raised insulin levels leading to diabetes, irregular periods or absence of periods, weight gain, oily skin or acne, excessive hair growth (hirsutism) usually on the face, chest, back or buttocks and thinning hair.
Q. Can the use of Myophage cause nausea and vomiting?
Yes, the use of Myophage can cause nausea and vomiting. In case, you experience nausea while taking this medicine, take it with milk, food or with antacids. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. If you start to experience vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the liquid. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent vomiting and signs of dehydration like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicines without speaking to a doctor.
Q. Can the use of Myophage cause lactic acidosis?
Yes, the use of Myophage can lead to lactic acidosis. It is a medical emergency which is caused by increased levels of lactic acid in the blood. It is also known as MALA (Metformin associated lactic acidosis). It is a rare side effect associated with the use of metformin and therefore, it is contraindicated in patients with underlying kidney disease, old age patients or who take large amounts of alcohol. Symptoms of lactic acidosis may include muscle pain or weakness, dizziness, tiredness, feeling of cold in arms and legs, difficulty in breathing, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or slow heart rate. If you have these symptoms, stop taking Myophage and immediately consult your doctor.
Q. Does Myophage expire?
Yes, Myophage does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Metformin+Linagliptin after the expiry date.
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