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Metformin + Alpha Lipoic Acid

Information about Metformin + Alpha Lipoic Acid

Metformin + Alpha Lipoic Acid Uses

Metformin+Alpha Lipoic Acid is used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

How Metformin + Alpha Lipoic Acid works

Metformin + Alpha Lipoic Acid 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.

Common side effects of Metformin + Alpha Lipoic Acid

Nausea, Taste change, Loss of appetite, Diarrhea, Stomach pain, Vertigo, Dizziness
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Available Medicine for Metformin + Alpha Lipoic Acid

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Ycyst MVIVO Life Science
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Benquil MYurekha Laboratories
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Ovastic MBranko Pharmaceuticals
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Expert advice for Metformin + Alpha Lipoic Acid

  • 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.


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