Glycomet SR (500 mg) Tablet Side Effects and usage

Glycomet SR (500 mg) - Metformin- Tablet is manufactured by US Vitamins Limited and the main constituent generic drug is Metformin- 500 mg.

Side Effects

GI disturbances.
Lactic acidosis.
Anorexia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, weight loss, flatulence, occasional metalic taste, rash, malabsorption of Vit B12.


Maturity onset (non-insulin dependent) diabetes.
Polycystic ovary syndrome.

Contra Indications

Renal failure.
Cardiovascular collapse.
Diabetic ketoacidosis.
Severe hepatic insufficiency.
Severe impairment of thyroid function.
Severe infection or shock.
Cardiac failure, CHF, IDDM.
Acute or chronic alcohloism.
Pregnancy and lactation.


Patients should not consume alcohol as there is an interaction between metformin and alcohol which could lead to increased risk of lactic acidosis.
CHF especially in those with unstable or acute heart failure.
Risk of lactic acid accumulation increases with the degree of renal impairment.


The cost of the drug per 1 Tablet is Rs.2.33 in India as of date.


Glycomet SR (500 mg) Tablet mainly contains the generic formulation called as Metformin- 500 mg.

Glycomet SR (500 mg) Tablet Medicine Details

Medicine Name: Glycomet SR (500 mg) Tablet
Manufacturer: US Vitamins Limited
Generic Molecule: Metformin

Glycomet SR (500 mg) Tablet Similar Medicines List:

Glycomet Sr 850 Mg Tablet
Glycopy 15 Mg Tablet
Glycopyrrolate 0 2 Mg Injection
Glycor 80 Mg Tablet
Glycor C 80 Mg 200 Mcg Tablet

Glycomet SR (500 mg) Tablet Forum

Discuss about Glycomet SR (500 mg) Tablet Forum- in our forum for health and Medicine.
There is and exclusive topic for the Generic -Metformin in our health forum:Metformin-side effects

You can post your questions and doubts in the topic for the Medicine -Glycomet SR (500 mg) Tablet in our health forum:Glycomet SR (500 mg) Tablet-side effects and usage

Download Siko Apps