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Metformin + Methylcobalamin
Information about Metformin + Methylcobalamin
Metformin + Methylcobalamin Uses
It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
How Metformin + Methylcobalamin works
Metformin + Methylcobalamin is a combination of two medicines: Metformin and methylcobalamin which treat diabetes. Metformin is a biguanide which decreases the production and absorption of sugar in your body, and allows better use of existing insulin. Methylcobalamin is a form of vitamin B which helps in the production of myelin, a substance that protects nerve fibers and rejuvenates damaged nerve cells.
Common side effects of Metformin + Methylcobalamin
Nausea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
Available Medicine for Metformin + Methylcobalamin
Sugamet MCZydus Cadila
₹125 to ₹1542 variant(s)
RejumetFourrts India Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹72 to ₹742 variant(s)
Formin PlusAlkem Laboratories Ltd
₹92 to ₹1152 variant(s)
Bigomet MAristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Cureformin MCCurega Healthcare Pvt Ltd
MetnuriteCentaur Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Arkamet MArkas Pharma Pvt Ltd
MasteroBrahamputra Research Pvt Ltd
₹15 to ₹502 variant(s)
Frey-MetFreyn Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Expert advice for Metformin + Methylcobalamin
- Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- It does not cause weight gain and rarely causes low blood sugar unlike other diabetes medicines.
- Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) may occur when taken along with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or on delaying/skipping 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.
- Your doctor will monitor your blood sugar levels and kidney functions regularly while taking this medication.
- Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any deep or rapid breathing, or persistent nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain as Metformin + Methylcobalamin may cause a rare but serious condition called lactic acidosis, which is an excess of lactic acid in the blood.