INTRODUCTION OF ELCEPHASE TABLET
Elcephase 500 Mg Tablet Is A Medicine Used In The Treatment Of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. It Helps To Lower The High Blood Sugar Levels And Prevents Long-term Complications. This Drug Should Be Used Along With A Proper Diet And Regular Exercise For Best Results. It Should Be Taken With Food To Avoid The Side Effects Of Nausea And Upset Stomach.
USES OF ELCEPHASE TABLET
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
ELCEPHASE TABLET SIDE EFFECTS
Loss of appetite
HOW TO USE ELCEPHASE TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Elcephase 500 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
HOW ELCEPHASE TABLET WORKS
Elcephase 500 mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication (biguanide). It works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying sugar (glucose) absorption from intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin.
ELCEPHASE TABLET RELATED WARNINGS
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Elcephase 500 mg Tablet Taking metformin with alcohol can cause lactic acidosis and you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, sleepiness, stomach upset, or other unusual symptoms.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Elcephase 500 mg Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Elcephase 500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Elcephase 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Elcephase 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Elcephase 500 mg Tablet is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Elcephase 500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Elcephase 500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Elcephase 500 mg Tablet is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.