About Carbophage XR Tablet
Metformin is an anti-diabetic medication (biguanide). It works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying sugar (glucose) absorption from intestines and increasing the body’s sensitivity to insulin.
Therapeatic uses of Carbophage XR Tablet
Carbophage XR Tablet is useful in Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Instructions for taking Carbophage XR Tablet
Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Kindly seek your doctor’s advice for the proper dose and duration of the medicine. Don’t miss your dose and always try to take the medicine at the fixed possible time. In case you miss a dose and it’s time for your next dose then instead of overdosing, take your next dose. Do not take 2 or more doses at the same time. Don’t change the dose or stop the medication without consulting your doctor.
With Alcohol Interaction
Carbophage XR Tablet might be unsafe if consumed with alcohol. Kindly consult your doctor.
For Pregnant Women
Carbophage XR Tablet is probably safe if taken during pregnancy. There is little study on humans but animal studies have shown no side effects on the baby. Still it is advised to consult your doctor before taking the medicine.
For Lactating Mother
It’s not clear whether Carbophage XR Tablet have any harmful effects on mother’s milk. Kindly consult your doctor.
It is not clear whether Carbophage XR Tablet effects your ability to drive. Kindly consult your doctor.
For Patients with Kidney Problem
Carbophage XR Tablet must be used with caution with patients having Kidney disease. Such patients must consult their doctor before using the medicine or get their dosage adjusted by the physician accordingly.
For Patients with Liver Disease
Carbophage XR Tablet must be used with caution with patients having liver disease. Such patients must consult their doctor before using the medicine or get their dosage adjusted by the physician accordingly.
Interaction with drugs
Using the below medicines along with Carbophage XR Tablet may reduce the efficacy or cause side effects.
- Ranitidine : (SERIOUS)
- Collagen Peptide : (SERIOUS)
- Propranolol : (SERIOUS)
- Pancreatin : (SERIOUS)
- Methylprednisolone : (SERIOUS)
- Betamethasone : (SERIOUS)
- Deflazacort : (SERIOUS)
- Escitalopram Oxalate : (SERIOUS)
- Paroxetine : (SERIOUS)
Side effects of Carbophage XR Tablet
- Taste change
- Abdominal pain
- Loss of appetite
- Do not self-medicate, take it in the dose and duration as advised by your physician.
- Check the label for directions before use.
- Keep in cool, dry place & away from children.
- Do not use this medicine after the expiry date. Always check the expiry date before using a medicine.
- Store at room temperature, avoid direct sunlight.
Terms and Conditions
We have assumed that you have consulted a physician before purchasing this medicine and are not self medicating.