Metasens 850mg Tablet contains Metformin which belongs to the group of medicines called Anti-diabetic agents. It is used to treat Type II Diabetesmellitus when diet and exercise alone does not result in adequate blood sugar control.
Type II diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease characterized by abnormally high levels of glucose in the blood. It is caused due to inadequate production of a hormone called insulin (produced by pancreas to metabolize glucose) in the body or due to inadequate sensitivity of body cells to the actions of insulin.
Metasens 850mg Tablet works by making your body utilize more amount of circulating blood glucose. It is suitable for use both in adults and in children (aged 10 years or older). Along with the therapy, your doctor might ask you to make certain lifestyle changes such as following a healthy diet, regular physical exercise and quitting alcohol consumption.
Before taking Metasens 850mg Tablet inform your doctor if you have any liver, kidney or heart problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have any severe systemic infections or are severely dehydrated due to excessive vomiting or diarrhea recently. Metasens 850mg Tablets is not recommended for use in patients with severe uncontrollable diabetes. It is also not suitable for use in patients with shock or problems in breathing or blood circulation.
Consult your doctor before taking Metasens 850mg Tablet T if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. The most common side effects of taking Metasens 850mg Tablet are nausea, stomach upset and diarrhea. These side effects can be controlled when Metasens 850mg Tablet is taken along with meals. However, if these side effect bothers you or worsens contact your doctor.
Uses of Metasens 850 mg
Type II diabetes mellitus
How Does Metasens 850 Works
Metasens 850mg Tablet is an antidiabetic medicine. It makes the body more sensitive to insulin (a hormone involved in glucose metabolism). This helps our body cells to utilize more amount of the circulating blood glucose, thereby reducing blood sugar levels. Additionally, it also prevents glucose production by the liver and reduces its absorption in the body.
Side Effects of Metasens 850
Common Side Effects
Diarrhea, stomach pain, loss of appetite
Changes in taste, metallic taste
Serious Side Effects
Allergic reactions (rash, hives, itching, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat)
Difficulty breathing or shortness of breath
Severe dizziness or fainting
Rapid or irregular heartbeat
Severe or persistent headache
Unexplained muscle pain, weakness, or tenderness
Signs of liver problems (yellowing of the skin or eyes, dark urine, abdominal pain)
Signs of kidney problems (changes in urine output, swelling of the feet or ankles)
Unusual bleeding or bruising
Severe stomach or abdominal pain
Mood changes or psychiatric symptoms (e.g., depression, anxiety, hallucinations)
Severe skin reactions
Dosage of Metasens 850 mg
Dosage Strength: The “850” in the drug name may indicate the strength of the medication, but without additional information, it’s challenging to provide specific dosing details.
Frequency of Administration: Some medications are taken once daily, while others may require multiple doses throughout the day.
Timing: The timing of doses (e.g., with or without food) can vary depending on the medication.
Titration: Some medications may require a starting dose that is gradually increased over time.
Individualization: Dosages are often personalized for each patient based on their specific needs and response to the medication.
How to Manage Side Effects
Communicate with your healthcare provider
Follow the prescribed dosage
Take with or after food
Avoid alcohol and certain foods
Report allergic reactions immediately
Manage pain or discomfort
Get sufficient rest
Warning & Precautions
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding
Driving and Operating Machinery
Alcohol and Certain Foods
Take as Prescribed: Follow your doctor’s prescribed dosage and instructions for taking “Metasens 850.” Do not change the dosage or stop taking the medication without consulting your healthcare provider.
Allergies: Inform your doctor about any known allergies to medications or any other substances, as some ingredients in “Metasens 850” may cause allergic reactions.
Drug Interactions: Tell your doctor about all the medications, supplements, and herbal products you are taking to avoid potential interactions with “Metasens 850.”
Medical History: Provide your complete medical history to your doctor, including any existing health conditions, to ensure that “Metasens 850” is safe for you.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, discuss the use of “Metasens 850” with your doctor to determine if it is safe for you and your baby.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Metasens 850mg Tablets used for?
Ans. Metasens 850mg Tablets is an antidiabetic medicine used to treat Type II diabetes mellitus when diet, exercise and lifestyle changes alone does not result in adequate response.
2. How and when to take Metasens 850mg Tablets?
Ans. Take Metasens 850mg Tablets preferably after meals or as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
3. How long should I take Metasens 850mg Tablets?
Ans. You need to take Metasens 850mg Tablets as long as your doctor or physician prescribes you the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
4. What is the best time to take Metasens 850mg Tablets?
Ans. Metasens 850mg Tablets must be taken with meals to avoid gastrointestinal side effects.