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.
Sugamet MC Products side effects
Side Effects of Sugamet MC are Nausea, Taste change, Loss of appetite, Diarrhea, Stomach pain.
Metformin + Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin 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.
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 Sugamet MC may cause a rare but serious condition called lactic acidosis, which is an excess of lactic acid in the blood.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 7th Jun 2019. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.