Prevention of type 2 diabetes in patients with prediabetes with additional risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes, in which lifestyle changes did not allow adequate glycemic control to be achieved.
Type 2 diabetes mellitus, especially in patients with obesity, with ineffective diet therapy and physical activity:
in adults, as monotherapy or in combination with other oral hypoglycemic agents or with insulin;
in children from 10 years as a monotherapy or in combination with insulin.
Adults with monotherapy and combination therapy in combination with other oral hypoglycemic agents for type 2 diabetes
the initial dose is 500 mg or 850 mg 2-3 times a day, after or during meals, every 10-15 days, it is recommended to adjust the dose based on the results of measuring plasma glucose concentration, the maintenance dose of the drug is usually 1 500-2 000 mg/day. The maximum dose is 3 000 mg/day, divided by three tricks
Adults with combination with insulin
the initial dose of metformin is 500 mg or 850 mg 2-3 times a day, while the dose of insulin is selected based on the concentration of glucose in the blood
Children and teens
in children from 10 years of age, the drug can be used both in monotherapy and in combination with insulin, the usual initial dose is 500 mg or 850 mg once a day. after or during meals, after 10-15 days, the dose must be adjusted based on the concentration of glucose in the blood, the maximum daily dose is 2 000 mg, divided into 2-3 doses
Children and adolescents with prediabetes monotherapy
the usual dose is 1 000–1 700 mg per day after or during meals, divided into 2 doses
The drug should be taken daily, without interruption, in case of discontinuation of treatment.
For more information see the instructions.
There are contraindications, consult with a specialist before use