NEOFORMIN table. 850 mg. 30 tablets
Neoformin administered for the treatment of Type II diabetes mellitus in adults, especially those with excess weight, where only a diet and exercise alone does not result in the desired control of blood sugar.
NEOFORMIN table. 850 mg. 30 tablets
NEOFORMIN WHAT IS AND WHAT IT IS USED FOR ?
The active substance of metformin hydrochloride is Neoformin .
Neoformin administered for the treatment of Type II diabetes mellitus in adults , especially those with excess weight, where only a diet and exercise alone does not result in the desired control of blood sugar.
Ask your doctor if you have any questions about what is the effect of Neoformin and why you are prescribed this medicine.
2 . BEFORE YOU TAKE NEOFORMIN
Follow all instructions of your doctor. They may differ from the general information in this leaflet.
Do not take Neoformin in the following cases :
• if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to metformin or any of the excipients of Neoformin listed at the end of this leaflet ;
• if you suffer from a condition called diabetic ketoacidosis ;
• If you have kidney failure or renal dysfunction ;
• if you suffer from acute conditions with the potential for impairment of renal function;
• if you suffer from acute or chronic diseases that can lead to heart or respiratory diseases;
• if you suffer from liver failure, acute alcohol intoxication or alcoholism ;
• if you are breastfeeding .
If any of these apply to you , tell your doctor before you start taking Neoformin .
Take special care with Neoformin :
• if you have lactic acidosis (a serious metabolic disorder ) ;
• if you are taking iodine contrast media for the purpose of X-ray ;
• if you are a surgery .
If any of these apply to you, tell your doctor. He will take this into account during your treatment with Neoformin .
Taking other medicines
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.
It is not recommended to combine alcohol , iodinated contrast agents, glucocorticoids , beta -2- agonists , diuretics and ACE inhibitors.
Fertility, pregnancy and lactation
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking any medicine .
When planning a pregnancy or at the time of such Neoformin should not be used for the treatment of diabetes , and the necessary administration of exogenous insulin to maintain blood glucose levels as close to normal in order to reduce the risk of birth defects associated with abnormal glucose levels in the blood.
Neoformin passes into breast milk and reaches levels comparable to those in plasma. It is necessary to discontinue nursing or to switch to another treatment.
Driving and using machines
Self-administration of Neoformin not lead to hypoglycaemia, which does not affect the ability to drive and use machines.
However, in combination with other antidiabetic agents, patients should be warned of the possibility of hypoglycemia.
Important information about some of the ingredients of Neoformin
3 . HOW TO TAKE NEOFORMIN ?
Always take Neoformin , just as you have been told your doctor. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
The usual starting dose is one tablet 2 or 3 times daily with meals or after. After 10 to 15 days the dose needs to be changed on the basis of the measurement results of blood glucose . The gradual increase in the dose may improve tolerated by the gastrointestinal tract . The maximum recommended dose is 3 g Neoformin day.
When switching from another oral antidiabetic agent is recommended to stop the other vehicle and initiation of treatment with Neoformin in the above dose.
Combination with insulin
Neoformin and insulin can be administered in the form of combination therapy in order to achieve better control of blood sugar. Neoformin apply in the usual starting dose of 1 tablet 2-3 times daily , while insulin dosage is adjusted based on the results of the measurement of blood glucose .
Elderly : due to the possibility of a decrease in renal function in elderly patients , the dose of Neoformin should be determined on the basis of renal function . There should be regular assessment of renal function.
Children: Due to lack of data Neoformin should not be used in children .
If you take more dose Neoformin
If you take too many tablets Neoformin or if someone else accidentally takes your tablets , ask for advice immediately to your doctor or the nearest hospital. Show them your pack of tablets . Can require treatment .
No reduction was observed in blood glucose levels at doses Neoformin to 85 g, as in these cases arises emergency status lactic acidosis.
If you forget to take Neoformin
- If it is almost time for your next dose ( eg 2 to 3 hours) , skip the dose you forgot and take your next dose at the usual time.
- Otherwise, take the dose as soon as you remember and then take your next dose at the usual time.
- Do not take a double dose to make up for a missed dose. If you stop taking Neoformin
Do not stop taking Neoformin until your doctor tells you to.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4 . POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines , Neoformin can cause some side effects , although not everybody gets them.
Frequencies are defined as: very common ( > 1/10 ), common (> 1/100 to <1 /10) , uncommon (> 1/1000 to < 1/100 ), rare (> 1/10 , 000 to < 1/1000 ), very rare (<1 /10, 000 ), not known ( data can not be estimated ) .
Some side effects can be serious . They are rare or uncommon , ie likely to affect between 1 and 100 for each patient 10, 000 .
Such a reaction may be lactic acidosis .
Very common (affects more than 10 in every 100 patients)
These include gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea , vomiting , diarrhea , abdominal pain and loss of appetite.
Common ( affect between 1 and 10 in every 100 patients)
Such a reaction may be a metallic taste in the mouth.
Uncommon (affects 1 to 10 users in 1,000 )
Such a reaction may be slight redness .
If any of the side effects gets serious, or you notice any side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or pharmacist.
5 . STORAGE NEOFORMIN
The shelf life of the tablets for Neoformin 36 months. Keep out of reach of children.
Neoformin not use after the expiry date stated on the label and carton . Expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
No special storage conditions.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required . These measures will help to protect the environment.
6 . ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
What does Neoformin ?
• The active substance is metformin hydrochloride.
• The other ingredients are sodium starch gly belts, maize starch, povidone, silica colloidal anhydrous , magnesium stearag .
In the film -coating : hypromellose , titanium dioxide E171 , propylene glycol , macro goal 6000, purified talc.
Neoformin looks like and contents of the pack ?
Blisters PVC / PVDC / Al- foil 10 tablets , at 3,6 and 12 blisters per box .