«Glyukofazh" designated for adults and children from ten years for the treatment of diabetes of the second type with concomitant obesity.Often, this drug is used in combination with insulin.The drug should be drunk during or after a meal.In combination therapy, and the initial dose monotherapy "Glyukofazh" for adults is 500 mg two or three times a day, keeping - 1500-2000 mg per day.The maximum daily dose should not exceed 3000 mg.In the case of combination therapy, the dose of insulin to be collected individually, depending on the level of glucose in the blood.
For children and adolescents starting dose "Glucophage" is 500 mg, it is taken two or three times a day.After 10 days, the measurements of the blood glucose level data, and based on the dose corrected.The daily amount of drug should not exceed 2000
mg.This scheme is used in combination therapy with insulin.For elderly patients dose "Glucophage" is calculated individually, because there is a possibility of kidney function decline.If during treatment with the drug developed acute bronchopulmonary infection, you must consult your doctor immediately as there is a risk of lactic acidosis.
during pregnancy "Glucophage" should be replaced with insulin.Do not take it during lactation.With care prescribe a drug with other drugs, in such cases may require more frequent monitoring of blood glucose levels, and dose adjustment "Glucophage".Some dietitians recommend "Glyukafazh" slimming while the application of a low-calorie diet and regular exercise.For this purpose, the drug can be used only under medical supervision.
«Glyukofazh" is contraindicated in violation of renal function and in severe occurring infections and diseases that can cause dehydration, shock, sepsis, fever.You can not use in patients with bronchopulmonary disease, hepatic dysfunction, hypersensitivity to the components of diabetic precoma, coma, with heart or respiratory failure, myocardial infarction, acute poisoning, chronic alcoholism.Not recommended "Glucophage" elderly people aged 60 years, engaged in heavy physical labor.The drug can cause the following side effects: taste disturbance, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea, allergic reactions, disorders of liver metabolism.