Metformin Hydrochloride Tablets belong to a group
of medicines called biguanide oral anti−hyperglycaemic
agents. It works by lowering your blood−sugar level.
Metformin Hydrochloride is used to treat non−insulin
dependent diabetes when a change of diet has failed to
reduce blood sugar levels, particularly if overweight.
It may be used alone as initial therapy or along with another
group of medicines called sulphonylureas, which stimulate
the pancreas to produce more insulin.
Sometimes Metformin Hydrochloride is also used to treat
patients suffering from insulin dependent diabetes, who are
over weight (obese) and whose symptoms are poorly