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Benforce M Tablet 10

Benforce M Tablet 10

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    • Rs. 125.00

    Uses :

    Metformin Metformin helps to reduce blood sugar levels. It is mainly prescribed for the management of type 2 diabetes. It is prescribed either as mono therapy or in combination with other antihyperglycemic drugs. It helps to prevent kidney damage, blindness, and nerve disorders in the diabetic patients. It is also prescribed for the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). However, metformin is not prescribed for the treatment of type 1 diabetes. Benfotiamine Benfotiamine is a derivative of vitamin B1 (i.e. thiamine) which is used to treat vitamin B1 deficiency. It corrects metabolic disorders such as Leigh's disease, maple syrup urine, etc. Benfotiamine is also given for the treatment of Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, a brain disorder.

    Mode of drug action


    Metformin Metformin is an oral antihyperglycemic agent which is mainly used to treat hyperglycemia. It reduces blood glucose levels by decreasing the glucose absorption from the gastrointestinal tract, improves the insulin sensitivity by increasing the uptake of glucose into muscle and inhibits biosynthesis of glucose from amino acids. Benfotiamine Benfotiamine acts by combining with an energy molecule called adenosine triphosphate (ATP). This forms a coenzyme required for the metabolism of carbohydrates, thus, producing necessary products for the body.

    What are the common side effects?

    Metformin The common side effects reported for metformin are acidity, bleaching, bloating, heart burn, loss of appetite, metallic taste in mouth, vomiting, weight loss, and stomach pain. In rare cases, patients have reported abnormal stools, joint pain, flu-like symptoms, runny nose, sneezing, swollen joints and discoloration of finger nails or toe nails. Benfotiamine Benfotiamine does not usually cause side effects at its normal dose. At larger doses, the possible side effects are hot flushes, tingling, shortness of breath, and bluish skin.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Benforce M should be taken with a doctor’s advice.

    • Stop Benforce M 2 days before any scheduled surgery.

    • Consult a doctor before using any other drug along with Benforce M.

    • Avoid consumption of alcohol while using Benforce M.

    • Take Benforce M as recommended by the doctor. Do not over dose it.

    • Avoid Benforce M if allergic to any of the ingredient present in the drug.

    What else should I know?

    1. What should I do if I miss a dose? If you forget to take the medication at the usual time, you must take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, you must skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose.

    2. Are there any storage precautions for metformin? Store the medication at room temperature (25°C) and away from direct heat. Keep the drug out of reach of children.

    3. Should I take vitamin B12 supplements with metformin? Long term use of metformin may cause vitamin B12 deficiency in few patients. You should consult your doc-or and discuss it. Do not take vitamin B12 supplements without your physician’s prescription.

    4. Is metformin effective for the type 1 diabetes? No. Metformin is not effective for the treatment of type 1 or juvenile diabetes.

    5. What are the non-diabetic uses of metformin? Metformin is used to treat PCOS in women. You must discuss with your doctor before taking metformin for the condition. Benfotiamine

    1. Can I take benfotiamine during pregnancy? It is likely safe to take benfotiamine during pregnancy, within the prescribed dose. Ask your doctor before taking the medicine.

    2. What is the dose of benfotiamine? About 300-600 mg of benfotiamine is usually taken orally, in two separate doses.

    3. Should I take benfotiamine with food? Yes. You need to take benfotiamine with food for a better absorption of the drug.

    4. What should I do if I miss a dose of benfotiamine? Take the missed dose soon as you remember. But if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed one and take the next at its regular schedule.

    5. How to store benfotiamine tablets? Store the tablets away from heat, light, and moisture, below 30 degrees Celsius. Do not use them after the expiry date.

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