Metformin + Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin
Information about Metformin + Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin
Metformin + methylcobalamin/mecobalamin uses
Metformin+Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin is used in the treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus and diabetic nerve pain. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
How metformin + methylcobalamin/mecobalamin works
This 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/mecobalamin
Nausea, Taste change, Loss of appetite, Diarrhea, Stomach pain
Available Medicine for Metformin + Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin
- ₹85 to ₹106Zydus Cadila2 variant(s)
- ₹64 to ₹65Fourrts India Laboratories Pvt Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹70 to ₹88Alkem Laboratories Ltd2 variant(s)
- ₹55Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹51Centaur Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd1 variant(s)
- ₹15 to ₹50Brahamputra Research Pvt Ltd2 variant(s)
Expert advice for Metformin + Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin
- 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/Mecobalamin may cause a rare but serious condition called lactic acidosis, which is an excess of lactic acid in the blood.