FAQs ABOUT METRIDE
Can I consume alcohol while taking METRIDE?
No. Do not consume alcohol while taking METRIDE as it can increase your blood sugar levels further.
Can METRIDE cause vitamin B12 deficiency?
Yes. The use of METRIDE can cause alternation in blood count. It can cause decrease in number of red blood cells making your skin look pallor and can make you feel tired and weak. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
What are the precautions do I need to follow while taking METRIDE?
Before taking METRIDE inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or if you have type I diabetes or any other conditions affecting your liver, kidney, or heart function. Inform your doctor if you have any signs of infections. Make sure to drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration and urinary infections. While taking METRIDE, always carry a sugary snack or meal with you, so that it can help you to cope up sudden episodes of dizziness or fainting caused due to low blood sugar levels. Regularly monitor your blood glucose levels and kidney functions as instructed by your doctor without fail.
Can I stop taking METRIDE once my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking METRIDE without consulting your doctor. Continue to take METRIDE as instructed by your doctor to obtain better results.
What are the possible side effects of METRIDE?
METRIDE can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain and changes in taste sensation. However, these side effects are usually temporary and gets resolved within two weeks of time. If they persist for longer period, contact your doctor.