Glucophage is a medication to treat diabetes
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Glucophage is a drug prescribed for people who are type 2 diabetic.
The drug should be taken with food and it has to be continuously taken for better results. The drug is an extended-release tablet and it should only be swallowed. Crushing, braking or chewing the drug will release more of the drug into the body.
You get good results only if you take the right amount of the drug at the right time. Never miss any Glucophage dosage. However, if a dose is missed, you can use it as soon as you come to know it. But never go for the missed dose if it is time for your regular dose.
In certain people, glucophage medicine may develop a life-threatening condition known as lactic acidosis. If you experience weakness, shortness of breath, muscle pain, slow heart rate, stomach pain and cold feeling, contact the physician without any delay.
Glucophage is not prescribed to persons who have kidney problems and who are in a state of diabetic ketoacidosis. Pregnant women and breast feeding women should take the drug only after talking to the doctor.
If you are taking any other medicine along with Glucophage, you have to be careful as some drugs are known to interact with it. Better to inform the doctor about all the medications that you are on.
While taking Glucophage, some people may come across allergic reactions like hives, difficult breathing and swelling. If you come across fever, shortness of breath and weight gain, stop Glucophage and contact you doctor.
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