METFORMIN HCL Ritemed 500 milligrams
Generic Name: METFORMIN HCL
Brand Name: Ritemed
Dosage Strength: 500 milligrams
Dosage Form: Tablet
WHAT IS THE MEDICINE USED FOR?
- Type 2 diabetes inadequately controlled by diet & exercise alone.
HOW MUCH AND HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU USE THIS MEDICINE?
Initially 500 mg every 12 hr, dose may be gradually increased to a max of 2,250 mg daily.
- Renal impairment, CHF requiring pharmacologic treatment, acute or chronic metabolic acidosis.
(Precautions) Elderly, hepatic & renal impairment.
(Adverse Reactions) Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, lactic acidosis, decreased vit B12 absorption.
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