FAQs ABOUT METFAME PXR TABLET
Can I consume alcohol while taking METFAME PXR TABLET?
No, avoid consumption of alcohol while taking METFAME PXR TABLET since it may increase the risk of lactic acidosis. Also, prior to the treatment with METFAME PXR TABLET, please inform your doctor if you have a history of alcoholism or acute alcohol intoxication as a precaution.
Is METFAME PXR TABLET safe to use in elderly patients?
Yes, METFAME PXR TABLET should be used with extreme caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years or above) due to the risk of bladder cancer, heart failure and bone fracture. Proper dose adjustments and careful monitoring are required in such patients. Consult your doctor before taking METFAME PXR TABLET.
Can METFAME PXR TABLET be taken during pregnancy?
METFAME PXR TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women. If you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, consult your doctor for advice before taking METFAME PXR TABLET.
Can METFAME PXR TABLET cause weight gain?
Yes, METFAME PXR TABLET may cause weight gain in some individuals, although not everybody gets them. To manage your weight, avoid eating fatty foods and stick on to the regular diabetic diet as advised by your physician. Try to exercise more regularly, for example, by going for a daily walk or run. While taking METFAME PXR TABLET, if you experience any other symptoms like an abnormal heartbeat, shortness of breath or edema along with a sudden rapid weight gain, contact your doctor immediately as it could be a sign of heart failure.
Is METFAME PXR TABLET safe to use in patients with kidney problems?
METFAME PXR TABLET is strictly not recommended for use in patients with kidney diseases (such as kidney failure, kidney dysfunction, hematuria (blood in urine), bladder cancer or a history of bladder cancer). Consult your doctor before taking METFAME PXR TABLET.