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  • Diabetes
  • Maturity onset diabetes mellitus
  • Insulin resistance
  • Polycystic ovarian disease

Glucophage XR Tablet 750mg

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Glucophage XR contains the drug Metformin, which belongs to the class biguanides. It is given to lower blood glucose levels.

Rs. 311.1
Rs. 311.1

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Glucophage XR 750 Uses

Glucophage XR is an anti-hyperglycemic medicine used to treat conditions characterized by high glucose levels in the blood, such as diabetes or insulin resistance. It helps lower blood glucose levels by combating insulin resistance.

Glucophage XR Tablet 750mg formula

  • Metformin

Available forms

  • Tablets

Risks and warnings

You should know the risks and warnings of Glucophage XR to prevent its misuse.

There are some specific circumstances under which the use of certain medications is contraindicated or considered dangerous. So when taking any medicine, it's always a good practice to familiarize yourself with its risks and warnings.

The risks and warnings associated with Glucophage XR are:

  • Pregnancy

You might need to take Glucophage during pregnancy if you have gestational diabetes. However, you should still consult your doctor before using it.

  • Breastfeeding

If you are breastfeeding, do not use Glucophage XR before prior approval from your healthcare provider.

  • Allergic to Metformin

Patients who are allergic to Metformin should avoid the use of Glucophage XR to prevent an allergic reaction.

How to use Glucophage XR Tablet 750mg?

  • Swallow the tablet whole with a glass of water
  • Take it half an hour before food intake
  • Do not crush or chew the tablet.

Glucophage XR Side Effects

Some common side effects of Glucophage XR are:

  • Hypoglycemia
  • GI upset
  • Taste disturbance
  • Abnormal liver function tests
  • Hepatitis
  • Skin reactions
  • Reduced B12 absorption
  • Lactic acidosis (rarely)

Storage Conditions

  • Store the medicine at room temperature
  • Keep out of reach and sight of children
  • Protect it from light and moisture


Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price of Glucophage XR Tablet 750mg in Pakistan?

The Glucophage XR Tablet 750mg price in Pakistan is Rs. 311.1

What is Glucophage XR Tablet 750mg used for?

Glucophage XR Tablet 750mg is used in the following conditions:
  • Diabetes
  • Maturity onset diabetes mellitus
  • Insulin resistance
  • Polycystic ovarian disease

What is Glucophage XR Tablet 750mg composed of?

Glucophage XR Tablet 750mg is composed of:
  • Metformin

Do you need a prescription to buy Glucophage XR Tablet 750mg?

To buy Glucophage XR Tablet 750mg you must have a prescription signed by your doctor.


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