TYPE: Prescription

BRAND: Metophage

ACTIVE INGREDIENT: Metformin Hydrochloride

STRENGTH, PACK SIZE & GMS CODES:

850mg Film-Coated Tablets x 60’s ~ 18895

 

INDICATION:

Treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, particularly in overweight patients, when dietary management and exercise alone does not result in adequate glycaemic control.

• In adults, Metophage may be used as monotherapy or in combination with other oral antidiabetic agents, or with insulin.
• In children from 10 years of age and adolescents, Metophage may be used as monotherapy or in combination with insulin.

A reduction of diabetic complications has been shown in overweight type 2 diabetic adult patients treated with metformin as first-line therapy after diet failure.

 

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