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Glucophage Generic Without Prescription


METFORMIN Glucophage comes as a tablet and an extended-release long-acting tablet to take by mouth. The regular tablet is usually taken with meals two or three times a day. The extended-release tablet is usually taken once daily with the evening meal. To help you remember to take metformin take it around the same times every day. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take metformin exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.

Swallow metformin extended-release tablets whole do not split chew or crush them.

Your doctor may start you on a low dose of metformin and gradually increase your dose not more often than once every 1?2 weeks. You will need to monitor your blood sugar carefully so your doctor will be able to tell how well metformin is working.

Metformin controls diabetes but does not cure it. Continue to take metformin even if you feel well. Do not stop taking metformin without talking to your doctor.



What Is Glucophage Generic :

Metformin is used alone or with other medications including insulin to treat type 2 noninsulin-dependent diabetes. Metformin helps to control the amount of glucose sugar in your blood. It decreases the amount of glucose you absorb from your food and the amount of glucose made by your liver. Metformin also increases your bodys response to insulin a natural substance that controls the amount of glucose in the blood. Metformin is not used to treat type 1 insulin-dependent diabetes.