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met contains Vildagliptin and Metformin
- both of which lowers blood sugar by different mechanism.
The advantages you have here are
1. As there are 2 medications in a single drug, you get better sugar control. Vidagliptin in addition to it's own effect increases the effectiveness of metformin.
2. Metformin has been used in the treatment of obesity. They have been helpful to many. Weight reduction is a symptoms reported with the use of metformin.
Hence you should be able to reduce weight and not put on weight while on galvus met.
Hope this answers your query.
Wish you good health.