For the management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.


Swallow Glucophage XR tablets whole and never crushed or chewed.

Avoid excessive alcohol intake

Monitoring of fasting plasma glucose and HbA1c is recommended.

Full blood count and renal function should be checked annually and metformin should be avoided in renal impairment.

Common side effects include:

Diarrhoea, nausea/vomiting

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