Glyciphage SR 500mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps control blood sugar levels and thus prevent serious complications of diabetes. It is also used to treat menstruation related disorder known as Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in women.
USE OF GLYCIPHAGE TABLET SR
- Type 2 Diabetes mellitus
BENEFITS OF GLYCIPHAGE TABLET SR
In Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Glyciphage SR 500mg Tablet belongs to a class of medicines called biguanides. It works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying the absorption of sugar (glucose) from the intestines, and increasing the body’s sensitivity to insulin.
Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems, and loss of limbs. Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life.
SIDE EFFECTS OF GLYCIPHAGE TABLET SR
Common side effects of Glyciphage
- Taste change
- Abdominal pain
- Loss of appetite