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  CETAPIN XR
 Manufacturer Aventis Pharma
 Generic Metformin
 Package/s Tablet 1000 mg, (Rs. 30.81)
  Tablet 500 mg, (Rs. 23.32)
 About Metformin Biguanide derivative, Oral anti-diabetic. More details.....
 Dosage Adults: Initial dose: 250mg twice or thrice daily with meals. Increase gradually at 2 week intervals, if required to a maximum of 3g daily. Children:....More details.....
 Pregnancy Contraindicated
 Breast Feeding Contraindicated
 Old Age Use with caution
 Children Contraindicated
 Mechanism Of Action It is a biguanide which exerts antidiabetic action. The drug suppresses gluconeogenesis in liver and thus suppresses hepatic glucose output. It enhanc....More details.....
 PharmacoKinetics Absorption: Absorbed orally and bioavailability is about 50% to60%. Distribution: It is distributed in to erythrocytes, Metabolism: Not metabolized in....More details.....
 DurationOfAction 6 to 8 hours....More details.....
 AdverseEffect 1. Abdominal pain 2. Nausea 3. Vomiting 4. Anorexia 5. Metalic taste 6. Mild diarrhea 7. Tiredness 8. Small increase in blood lactate 9. Lacti....More details.....
 SpecialPrecautions 1. Alcohol intake can precipitate severe lactic acidosis 2. Vitamin B12deficiency 3. In malnourished and deliberate individuals 4. Adrenal insuffic....More details.....
 Indications Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (as adjunct to diet and exercise).....More details.....
 Storage Store at room temperature at a range of 15 to 30 degree C. in a well closed container.Keep out of reach of children. ....More details.....
 MissedDosage Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose....More details.....
 Overdose Provide supportive measures and symptomatic treatment. Remove accumulated drug from the body by haemodialysis.....More details.....
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