It is used for type 2 diabetes mellitus (non-insulin dependent diabetes) when diet and exercise have not been able to control your blood glucose levels.
Contraindications of Dimet:
If you are allergic to metformin, or any other ingredients of this medicine
If you have liver or severe kidney problems
If you are an alcoholic
If you have uncontrolled diabetes
If you have any heart problems, or if you recently had a heart attack
If you have a severe infection of lung or kidney. Infections can increase the risk for lactic acidosis
Precautions and Warnings of Dimet
In pregnancy-related diabetes, insulin is preferred over any oral blood-glucose-lowering medicines. Your doctor will mostly not prescribe this medicine to you in pregnancy. Do not use in pregnancy without a doctors advice.
It should be not taken in breastfeeding without doctor’s advice.
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