Metatime-500mg XR Tablets 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. Metatime-500mg XR Tablets 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 takingMetatime-500mg XR Tablets 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.
Metatime-500mg XR 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 Metatime-500mg XR Tablets if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. The most common side effects of takingMetatime-500mg XR Tablets are nausea, stomach upset and diarrhea. These side effects can be controlled when Metatime-500mg XR Tablets is taken along with meals. However, if these side effect bothers you or worsens contact your doctor.
Uses of Metatime-500 mg XR
Management of bacterial infections
Respiratory tract infections
Urinary tract infections
Skin and soft tissue infections
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
Other bacterial infections
How Does Metatime-500 XR Works
Sustained therapeutic levels
which helps maintain therapeutic levels over an extended period.
Side Effects of Metatime-500 XR
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)
Take the medication exactly as prescribed by your healthcare provider. Follow the recommended dosage, frequency, and duration of treatment.
Inform your doctor about any allergies, medical conditions, or medications you are currently taking to avoid potential interactions.
Do not adjust the dosage or stop taking the medication without consulting your doctor.
If you experience any unusual or severe side effects, contact your healthcare provider immediately.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What does Metatime-500mg XR Tablet XR do exactly?
Ans. People with type 2 diabetes are not able to make enough insulin or respond normally to the insulin made by their bodies. When this happens, the concentration of sugar/glucose increases in the blood. Metatime 500mg Tablet XR acts in several ways to reduce the increased levels of sugar in blood. Metatime 500mg Tablet XR decreases glucose production from the liver and decreases absorption of glucose from the intestine after taking food while improving the sensitivity of the body organs and muscles towards insulin. This helps improve the uptake of glucose from the blood. It also helps your body to respond better to the insulin it makes naturally.
2. Does Metatime-500mg XR Tablet cause weight loss?
Ans. Yes, Metatime-500mg XR Tablet has been shown to cause weight loss in people who are overweight or obese. It may also cause a modest loss in weight in those overweight and obese individuals who are at risk for diabetes. In addition, patients who are sensitive or resistant to insulin may also show weight loss. But, do not start taking this medicine for weight loss on your own. Consult your doctor for the same.
3. What are the benefits of taking Metatime-500mg XR Tablet?
Ans. Metatime-500mg XR Tablet is one of the first medicines that is given to patients with high blood sugar levels. It helps control blood sugar levels. It promotes the body’s response to the insulin made by the pancreas, decreases the amount of sugar made by the liver and decreases the amount of sugar absorbed by the intestines. Unlike other oral antidiabetic medicines, Metatime 500mg Tablet XR when taken alone, rarely causes low blood sugar as it prevents the pancreas from secreting more insulin. In addition to being a great medicine to lower blood sugar levels, it also helps in controlling weight gain.
4. Can Metatime-500mg XR Tablet make you sleepy?
Ans. Metatime-500mg XR Tablet usually does not cause sleepiness and is well tolerated. However, the use of Metatime 500mg Tablet XR may rarely cause sleep disorders and insomnia. Sleepiness may be due to a very serious side effect called lactic acidosis, which particularly occurs if your kidneys are not working properly. Contact your doctor if you feel sleepy or tired while taking Metatime 500mg Tablet XR.