BIGOMET M Tablet 10's


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MECOBALAMIN (METHYLCOBALAMIN) 750MCG+METFORMIN 500MG
By Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
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Drug Information for BIGOMET M Tablet 10's

What is BIGOMET M Tablet used for?

BIGOMET M Tablet is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and nutritional deficiencies.

BIGOMET M Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does BIGOMET M Tablet work?

In BIGOMET M Tablet, Mecobalamin is a vitamin supplement. This drug helps in providing essential nutrients to the body. It also acts by stimulating the production of erythrocytes from bone marrow.

Metformin belongs to a class of drugs called anti-diabetic drugs. It lowers the blood sugar levels to restore the body’s ability to use insulin. It also reduces the absorption of glucose from food in the intestine and decreases the production of glucose in the liver.

How to take BIGOMET M Tablet?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take BIGOMET M Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take BIGOMET M Tablet with or without food.

If you miss a dose of BIGOMET M Tablet, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

What are the drugs that interact with BIGOMET M Tablet?

Drugs that interact with BIGOMET M Tablet are:

  • Arsenic Trioxide
  • Chloramphenicol
  • Cimetidine
  • Digoxin
  • Phenytoin

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of BIGOMET M Tablet?

The following are the most common side effects of BIGOMET M Tablet:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Skin rash
  • Tiredness

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Gastrointestinal disturbance
  • Altered taste
  • Loss of appetite

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

What special precautions should be followed while taking BIGOMET M Tablet?

  • Avoid BIGOMET M Tablet during pregnancy or breastfeeding as it may cause harm to the growing foetus.
  • Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if the BIGOMET M Tablet causes dizziness or blurred vision.
  • Avoid BIGOMET M Tablet in case of allergic reactions.
  • Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
  • Store the BIGOMET M Tablet at room temperature (25 – 30°C) and in a dry place, away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.

You are advised not to use BIGOMET M Tablet if

  • it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
  • the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discolouration.

What should you tell your doctor before taking BIGOMET M Tablet?

  • Inform your doctor if you have any pre-existing liver or kidney diseases.
  • Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
  • Inform the doctor if you have any hypersensitivity to any of the drugs in BIGOMET M Tablet

Frequently Asked questions about BIGOMET M Tablet

  1. Is it common to experience severe nausea and vomiting while on BIGOMET M Tablet?
  2. Nausea and vomiting are the side effects of BIGOMET M Tablet. Take this medicine along with food to reduce the side effects. However, consult your doctor if the side effects persist for a long time.  

  3. Do I need to monitor for any laboratory parameters while on BIGOMET M Tablet medication?
  4. Yes, it is advised to monitor blood glucose levels regularly while on BIGOMET M Tablet medication.

  5. Can I use BIGOMET M Tablet medication for type 1 diabetes?
  6. No, BIGOMET M Tablet medication is only advised for patients with type 2 diabetes.

  7. Can I consume alcohol while using BIGOMET M Tablet?
  8. No, using this medicine along with alcohol may cause adverse effects such as irregular heartbeat and respiratory distress.

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