Metformin-Tchaikapharma

Metformin is an oral anti-diabetic drug in the biguanide class. It is the first-line drug of choice for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, particularly in overweight and obese people and those with normal kidney function.

Indications

Metformin is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to lower blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes when diet and exercise do not result in adequate glycemic control.

–         Metformin is indicated in audult as either monotherapy or in combination therapy with other antidiabetic drugs or insulin.

–         Metformin is indicated for decreasing diabetes-related complications in overweight patients with type 2 diabetes after a diet treatment has failed.

Subject to medical prescription

Pharmaceutical form: 850 mg x 30 film-coated tablets

NHIF code: AF 341          ICD: E11.2, E11.3, E11.4, E11.5, E11.9

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