Metadox tablet 850 mg 3×10’s

 36.00

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Drug Strength: 850 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 3x10’s

30 Tablet per pack
10 Tablet in each strip
Rs.12 per strip

Metadox tablet contains Metformin | belongs to Biguanide

SKU: pg_14498_20287 Categories: ,

Alternate brands of Metadox tablet 850 mg 3×10’s

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How it works

Metadox tablet 850 mg 3×10’s decreases absorption of glucose from the intestines and increases the action of insulin in the body. This helps in reducing the blood glucose levels.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Metadox tablet 850 mg 3×10’s

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Hypoglycemia severe
  • Lactic Acidosis severe
  • Weakness
  • Chest discomfort
  • Headache
  • Runny Nose
  • Belching and Heartburn
  • Swollen joints

Uses of Metadox tablet 850 mg 3×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Type II Diabetes Mellitus

    This medicine is used along with an appropriate diet and exercise regimen to reduce blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-3 hours of administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 8 hours.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

When not to use?

  • Severe kidney impairment

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a severe impairment of kidney function due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Metadox tablet 850 mg 3×10’s or any other biguanides.

  • Metabolic Acidosis

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with metabolic acidosis since it may worsen the patient's condition.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

General Warnings
  • Lactic Acidosis

    This medicine may cause lactic acidosis, which may be fatal, in some patients. This risk is especially higher in patients suffering from heart diseases, kidney diseases, etc. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Kidney disease

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of kidney disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • Alcohol use

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects.

  • Stress

    Use of this medicine should be discontinued in patients exposed to stressful conditions such as a fever, trauma, surgeries, or accidents since it may not be effective in controlling blood sugar levels in these conditions. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

  • Type I diabetes

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from Type I diabetes since it is not effective in treating such patients.

  • Diarrhea

    This medicine may cause diarrhea when therapy is initiated. In most cases, diarrhea subsides by itself. Contact your doctor if the problem persists for longer durations. Therapy may need to be discontinued in some cases based on the clinical condition.

  • Vitamin B12 deficiency

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with vitamin B12 deficiency since it may worsen the patient's condition. Appropriate vitamin B12 supplementation and dose adjustments may be required in some cases.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Some overdosages could lead to Lactic Acidosis which requires immediate medical intervention.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Amlodipine moderate
  • Estradiol moderate
  • Gatifloxacin severe
  • Iodinated Contrast Media severe
  • Aloe Vera moderate
Disease interactions
  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with vitamin B12 deficiency since it may worsen the patient's condition. Appropriate vitamin B12 supplementation and dose adjustments may be required based on the clinical condition.

General Instructions

Take Metadox tablet 850 mg 3×10’s exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Your dose is likely to change over time based on therapeutic response and clinical condition. Regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is recommended during treatment with this medicine. You should always carry a sugar candy with you to counteract unexpected lowering of blood sugar levels. Do not change the dose or duration of use without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • To be taken with food
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • May cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

what are the adverse effects of Metadox tablet 850 mg 3×10’s?

GI upset, taste disturbance, rarely lactic acidosis, abnormal liver function tests, hepatitis, skin reactions, reduced B12 absorptions.

What happens if I miss a dose of Metadox tablet 850 mg 3×10’s?

Adults: Initial 500 mg twice daily or 850 mg daily with meals. Titrate: Increase by 500 mg every wk, or 850 mg every two wk, or from 500 mg twice daily to 850 mg twice daily every 2 wk. Max: 2550 mg daily.
With Insulin: Adults: Initial: 500 mg daily. Titrate: 500 mg every wk. Max: 2500 mg/day. Decrease insulin dose by 10-25% when FPGlt; mg/dl.
Tab, ER, XR: With/Without Insulin: Adults: Initial: 500 mg daily with pm meal. Titrate: Increase by 500 mg every wk. Max: 2000 mg/daily.
Children: Monotherapy and in combination with insulin in children above 10 yr and adolescent, 500 mg twice daily, adjust after 10-15 days. Max dose 2 gm daily taken as 2 or 3 divided doses.

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