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Gluformin XL - Used for: Treating type 2 diabetes. It is used along with diet and exercise. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines.

Gluformin XL is a biguanide antidiabetic. It works by decreasing the amount of sugar that the liver produces and the intestines absorb. It also helps to make your body more sensitive to the insulin that you naturally produce.

Gluformin XL is an oral antihyperglycemic agent that improves glucose tolerance in patients with NIDDM, lowering both basal and postprandial plasma glucose. Gluformin XL is not chemically or pharmacologically related to any other class of oral antihyperglycemic agents. Unlike sulfonylureas, Gluformin XL does not produce hypoglycemia in either patients with NIDDM or healthy subjects and does not cause hyperinsulinemia. Gluformin XL does not affect insulin secretion.

Gluformin XL (Ivax) helps treat diabetes by reducing the amount of sugar you absorb from the food you eat. It also reduces the amount of sugar made by your liver. Gluformin XL (Ivax) increases your body's response to insulin and this helps to keep your blood sugar in control. Gluformin XL (Ivax) is meant to be taken as part of a complete diabetes care programme that should include exercise, a healthy diet and regular monitoring of blood sugar levels.

Gluformin XL (Y.S.) helps treat diabetes by reducing the amount of sugar you absorb from the food you eat. It also reduces the amount of sugar made by your liver. Gluformin XL (Y.S.) increases your body's response to insulin and this helps to keep your blood sugar in control. Gluformin XL (Y.S.) is meant to be taken as part of a complete diabetes care programme that should include exercise, a healthy diet and regular monitoring of blood sugar levels.

Oral Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Adult: Initiate therapy slowly in order to minimise adverse gastric events. Initially 500 mg bid-tid or 850 mg 1-2 times daily, may increase doses in steps of 500 mg at intervals of at least 1 wk. Max: 2.25 g daily.

Child: ≥10 yr: Initiate therapy slowly in order to minimise adverse gastric events. Initially 500 or 850 mg once daily, increase doses either wkly by 500 mg daily or every 2 wk by 850 mg daily to a maintenance dose of 1500 - 2000 mg daily in 2 or 3 divided doses. Max dose 2000 mg daily.

Elderly: Doses may need to be reduced by around a third in elderly patients. Oral Polycystic ovarian syndrome

Adult: Initially 500 mg daily in the morning for 1 wk, then 500 mg bid for 1 wk, then 1.5-1.7 g daily in 2-3 divided doses.

Gluformin XL (Kingdom) helps treat diabetes by reducing the amount of sugar you absorb from the food you eat. It also reduces the amount of sugar made by your liver. Gluformin XL (Kingdom) increases your body's response to insulin and this helps to keep your blood sugar in control. Gluformin XL (Kingdom) is meant to be taken as part of a complete diabetes care programme that should include exercise, a healthy diet and regular monitoring of blood sugar levels.

Gluformin XL (S.F.) helps treat diabetes by reducing the amount of sugar you absorb from the food you eat. It also reduces the amount of sugar made by your liver. Gluformin XL (S.F.) increases your body's response to insulin and this helps to keep your blood sugar in control. Gluformin XL (S.F.) is meant to be taken as part of a complete diabetes care programme that should include exercise, a healthy diet and regular monitoring of blood sugar levels.

Gluformin XL (LIDE) helps treat diabetes by reducing the amount of sugar you absorb from the food you eat. It also reduces the amount of sugar made by your liver. Gluformin XL (LIDE) increases your body's response to insulin and this helps to keep your blood sugar in control. Gluformin XL (LIDE) is meant to be taken as part of a complete diabetes care programme that should include exercise, a healthy diet and regular monitoring of blood sugar levels.

Oral Type 2 DM

Adult: Initiate therapy slowly in order to minimise adverse gastric events. Initially 500 mg bid-tid or 850 mg 1-2 times daily, may increase doses in steps of 500 mg at intervals of at least 1 wk. Max: 2.25 g daily.

Child: ≥10 yr: Initiate therapy slowly in order to minimise adverse gastric events. Initially 500 or 850 mg once daily, increase doses either wkly by 500 mg daily or every 2 wk by 850 mg daily to a maintenance dose of 1500 - 2000 mg daily in 2 or 3 divided doses. Max dose 2000 mg daily.

Elderly: Doses may need to be reduced by around a third in elderly patients. Oral Polycystic ovary syndrome

Adult: Initially 500 mg daily in the morning for 1 wk, then 500 mg bid for 1 wk, then 1.5-1.7 g daily in 2-3 divided doses.

Gluformin XL (C.H.) helps treat diabetes by reducing the amount of sugar you absorb from the food you eat. It also reduces the amount of sugar made by your liver. Gluformin XL (C.H.) increases your body's response to insulin and this helps to keep your blood sugar in control. Gluformin XL (C.H.) is meant to be taken as part of a complete diabetes care programme that should include exercise, a healthy diet and regular monitoring of blood sugar levels.

Gluformin XL (T.L.) helps treat diabetes by reducing the amount of sugar you absorb from the food you eat. It also reduces the amount of sugar made by your liver. Gluformin XL (T.L.) increases your body's response to insulin and this helps to keep your blood sugar in control. Gluformin XL (T.L.) is meant to be taken as part of a complete diabetes care programme that should include exercise, a healthy diet and regular monitoring of blood sugar levels.

Indications:

Adult: PO Type 2 DM Initial: 500 mg 2-3 times/day, may increase slowly. Max:2.25 g/day. Polycystic ovary syndrome Initial: 500 mg/day in the morning for 1 wk, then 500 mg twice daily for 1 wk, then 1.5-1.7 g/day in 2-3 divided doses.

Gluformin XL (Pfoshen) helps treat diabetes by reducing the amount of sugar you absorb from the food you eat. It also reduces the amount of sugar made by your liver. Gluformin XL (Pfoshen) increases your body's response to insulin and this helps to keep your blood sugar in control. Gluformin XL (Pfoshen) is meant to be taken as part of a complete diabetes care programme that should include exercise, a healthy diet and regular monitoring of blood sugar levels.

Gluformin XL is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. Metformin is for people with type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. Gluformin XL is sometimes used in combination with insulin or other medications, but it is not for treating type 1 diabetes.

Active ingredients: Metformin
Unit description, dosagePrice, USD
Gluformin XL Capsule/ Tablet / 1000mg (10 units)$ 0.55
Gluformin XL Capsule/ Tablet / 500mg (10 units)$ 0.37

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Gluformin-XL (India)
Gluformin-XL 1g TAB / 10$ 0.60
Glufort (Vietnam)
Glukofen (Turkey)
Glumefor (Vietnam)
Glumeform (Vietnam)
Glumeform 500 mg x 10 Blister x 10 Tablet
Glumeform 850 mg x 2 Blister x 5 Tablet, 10 Blister x 5 Tablet
Glumeform 850 mg x 2 Blister x 5 Tablet
Glumeform 850 mg x 10 Blister x 5 Tablet
Glumet (Latvia, Philippines)
Glumet Capsule/ Tablet / 850mg (10 units)$ 0.14
Glumet Capsule/ Tablet / 500mg (10 units)$ 0.13
Glumet 500mg EXT-TAB / 10$ 0.12
Glumet 500mg TAB / 10$ 0.13
Glumet 850mg TAB / 10$ 0.19
Glumet 500 mg x 100's$ 15.62
Glumet XR 500 mg x 100's$ 17.69
500 mg x 10's$ 0.13
850 mg x 10's$ 0.19
Glumet 850 mg Tablet$ 0.02
Glumet 500 mg Tablet$ 0.01
Glumet EXT
Glumet EXT 500 mg Tablet$ 0.01
Glumet XR
Glumet XR Capsule/ Tablet / 500mg (10 units)$ 0.14
Glumet XR 500 mg Tablet$ 0.03
Glumet- XR
Glumet- XR 500mg TAB / 10$ 0.14
GLUMET-XR (India)
500 mg x 10's$ 0.14
Glumet-XR 500mg TAB / 10$ 0.14
Glumetsan (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia)
Glumetza (Canada, United States)
Tablet, Extended Release; Oral; Metformin Hydrochloride 1 g
Tablet, Extended Release; Oral; Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg
Glunase M
Glunase M 5+500 Tablet$ 0.03
Glunor (Bangladesh, Indonesia, Peru)
Glunor 850 mg x 5 x 10's$ 7.49
Glunor 500 mg x 5 x 10's$ 5.61
Glunor XR 500 mg x 3 x 10's$ 4.49
Glunovag
Tablet; Oral; Metformin Hydrochloride 500 mg
Tablet; Oral; Metformin Hydrochloride 850 mg
Glupa (South Korea)
Gluphage XR (Bangladesh)
Glustress (Thailand)
Glustress 500 mg x 50 x 10's
Gluzolyte (Thailand)
Gluzolyte 500 mg x 50 x 10's
Gluzolyte 500 mg x 1,000's
Glycind MF
Glycind MF 5+500 Tablet$ 0.01
Glycinorm M MR
Glycinorm M MR 30+500 Tablet$ 0.08
Glycinorm M MR 60+500 Tablet$ 0.11

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