Glucophage is a prescription medicine that is used to reduce the high blood sugar level due to improper production or use of insulin in the body (also called, type 2 diabetes mellitus). It works by lowering the amount of glucose in the body. It also increases the response of the body to insulin.
Glucophage Tablet may also be used along with other medicines in the treatment of certain conditions as recommended by the doctor. It is used with sulphonylureas to lower the total cholesterol levels in the blood and may increase the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia).
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Glucophage belongs to the Anti-Diabetic class of medicines. Anti-diabetic drugs are a class of medicines used to treatdiabetes mellitus. It control diabetes by lowering the sugar level in the blood. Antidiabetic drugs include insulin and the oralhypoglycemic agents.
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