• Tab. Merit SR-500mg

Tab. Merit SR-500mg

strip of 10 tablets
Generic Name: Metformin
25 Ratings
Rs. 35

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Information about Tab. Merit SR-500mg

Merit 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.


Metformin hydrochloride


Merit is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

Direction to Use

  • Swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the tablets.
  • Take Merit with or after food. This lowers the chance of getting an upset stomach.
  • Try to take your medicine at the same time each day so that it becomes part of your daily routine.
  • Keep taking merit until your doctor tells you to stop.
  • Do not stop taking Merit just because you feel better. If you stop your illness may get worse.

Side Effects

Very common side effects: (affects more than 1 in 10 people)

• Stomach problems such as feeling sick (nausea), being sick (vomiting), diarrhoea, stomach pain and loss of appetite. These side effects are most likely to happen at the start of treatment.

• They usually last for a short time. It helps to take the dose with or after a meal.

Common side effects: (affects less than 1 in 10 people)

• taste of metal in your mouth

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