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ZOMELIS MET 500 MG/50 MG TABLET

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Composition for ZOMELIS MET

Metformin(500 mg),Vildagliptin(50 mg)

food interaction for ZOMELIS MET

alcohol interaction for ZOMELIS MET

pregnancy interaction for ZOMELIS MET

lactation interaction for ZOMELIS MET

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Zomelis met 500 mg/50 mg tablet with food.
Taking metformin with alcohol may cause lactic acidosis and you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, somnolence, abdominal upset, or other unusual symptoms.
UNSAFE
Zomelis met 500 mg/50 mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Zomelis met 500 mg/50 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for ZOMELIS MET

Metformin(500 mg)

Uses

Metformin is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

How it works

Metformin restores body's ability to use insulin to lower blood sugar level. Also, decreases amount of glucose absorbed from food in the intestine and decreases glucose production from liver.

Common side effects

Flatulence, Muscle pain, Abdominal bloating, Chest pain, Skin rash, Flushing, Abdominal pain, Nail disorder, Diarrhoea, Headache, Indigestion, Bitter taste, Constipation, Allergic reaction, Heartburn
Vildagliptin(50 mg)

Uses

Vildagliptin is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

How it works

Vildagliptin increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

Common side effects

Constipation, Cough, Dizziness, Headache, Increased sweating, Nasopharyngitis

Common Dosage for ZOMELIS MET 500 MG/50 MG TABLET

Patients taking ZOMELIS MET 500 MG/50 MG TABLET

  • 60%
    Twice A Day
  • 29%
    Once A Day
  • 8%
    Thrice A Day
  • 1%
    Twice A Week
  • 1%
    Four Times A Day

SUBSTITUTES for ZOMELIS MET

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  • Dr. Atul Luthra
    MBBS, MD, DNB
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    MBBS, MD, DM
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  • Dr. Neelima Mishra
    MBBS, MD
    4.4
  • Dr. Rajesh Kumar
    MBBS, MD, Diploma, CCT
    4.3
  • Dr. J. K. Sharma
    MBBS, MD, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship
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Expert advice for ZOMELIS MET

  • Take the medicine with food to avoid upset stomach.
  • Check your blood sugar regularly.
  • Do not take metformin in severe diarrhoea or vomiting, or when starting antihypertensive or diuretic therapy or therapy with a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
  • This medication may cause lactic acidosis (a build-up of lactic acid in the body, which can be fatal).
  • Lactic acidosis can start slowly and get worse over time.
  • Consult your doctor immediately if you have even mild symptoms of lactic acidosis, such as:muscle pain or weakness,numb or cold  arms and legs,trouble breathing,feeling dizzy, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, slow heart rate.
  • Do not take metformin if you need to have any type of x-ray or CT scan using a dye
  • You need to get certain kidney function tests done before starting treatment  with metformin and regularly thereafter.
  • Be careful when taking this drug in combination with insulin or other oral antidiabetics, as it may lead to low  blood glucose level (hypoglycemia).

Frequently asked questions for ZOMELIS MET

Metformin

Q.Is Metformin a birth control pill/ insulin / statin/ banned drug?
Metformin (also available as glyciphage, glycomet, glycomet SR) is an antidiabetic drug used in treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, particularly in overweight patients, as an adjunct to the diet and exercise

Q.Is metformin safe?
Metformin is generally safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Can I take metformin forever?
Metformin should be taken at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.Is metformin good for weight loss / weight loss in non-diabetics?
Metformin is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, particularly in overweight patients.

Vildagliptin

Q.Is vildagliptin safe?
Vildagliptin (also available as galvus, jalra) is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.How is vildagliptin metabolized?
Vildagliptin is metabolized by the process of hydrolysis in kidney

Q.Does vildagliptin cause weight gain?
Body weight usually does not change with vildagliptin therapy. However, consult your doctor, if you experience weight gain

Q.Is vildagliptin better than sitagliptin?
Vildagliptin and sitagliptin belong to same class of drugs and are equally effective and safe in treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use

Q.Is vildagliptin licensed with insulin?
Vildagliptin can be taken in combination with insulin when prescribed by doctor. Always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.

Top Medicines Prescribed with ZOMELIS MET 500 MG/50 MG TABLET

What our users are saying about ZOMELIS MET 500 MG/50 MG TABLET

How effective is this medicine?

Effective
56%
Can't say
33%
Moderately effective
11%

Do you find this medicine expensive?

Yes
60%
No
40%

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Content on this page was last updated on 22 July, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)