METFORMIN® (Glucophage) IR-XR, 500-1000 mg/tab, 30-60 tabs

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METFORMIN® (Glucophage) - is used with a proper diet and exercise program and possibly with other medications to control high blood sugar. It is used in patients with type 2 diabetes. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs and sexual function problems. Proper control of diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke. Metformin works by helping to restore your body's proper response to the insulin you naturally produce. It also decreases the amount of sugar that your liver makes and that your stomach/intestines absorb.


  • Control High Blood Sugar Levels
  • First-line Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes
  • First Line Treatments for Infertility in Women With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
  • Improves Overall Wellbeing
  • May Reduce Insulin Requirement in Type 1 Diabetes

Original from various Russian, German, French or Spanish manufacturers.All packs are air tight sealed and expire up to 09.2026. Photo of the product is for illustation purpose only and will vary according to the manufacturer.

Metformin is primarily used for type 2 diabetes, but is increasingly being used in polycystic ovary syndrome due to the linkage between these two conditions. Outcomes appear to be improved even in those with some degree of kidney disease, heart failure, or liver problems. Antidiabetic therapy has been proposed as a treatment for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), a condition frequently associated with insulin resistance, since the late 1980s. Metformin or clomiphene are both first line treatments for infertility in women with PCOS. In a dissenting opinion, a systematic review of four head-to-head comparative trials of metformin and clomifene found them equally effective for infertility. Metformin appears to be safe and effective in counteracting the weight gain caused by the antipsychotic medications olanzapine and clozapine.

METFORMIN comes in the form of tablets for oral administration:
Immediate Release (IR): 500mg-1000mg/tab, 60 tab/pack
Prolonged Release (XR): 500mg/tab, 60 tab/pack and 1000mg/tab, 30 tab/pack

Active ingredient:
Immediate Release (IR): metformin hydrochloride 500-1000mg/tab
Prolonged Release (XR): 500mg/tab, 60 tab/pack and 1000mg/tab, 30 tab/pack

Immediate Release (IR): Povidone K30, magnesium stearate
Prolonged Release (XR): Carmellose sodium, hypromellose 2910, hypromellose 2208, microcrystalline cellulose, magnesium stearate.

Consult your doctor for the correct dosage based on your case.

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain and loss of appetite.

Store in dry place at room temperature. Do not exceed storage temperature higher than 25 degrees Celcius. Keep away from direct sunlight. Keep locked and away from children.

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Reviews (1)

John E. Walker 3rd Mar 2023

Metformin (Glucophage) 500mg Tabs

Brilliant product for an excellent price, extremely happy, thank you.

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