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Prescribed with glycomet for diabetes. When should I take it? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Oct-2013
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Practicing since : 2009
Answered : 983 Questions
Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I am XXXXXXX , my age is yrs
User:i have daibettic past 8 months
User:i am using Istramet 50/500 mg moring & night after food
User:but i felt it too costly
User:asked my doctor he has given glycomet s00 S.R
User:but if orget to to ask when to take
User:after food or befroe food
User:can u pls help me
Doctor:It is usually given after food.
User:moring one and after dinner one right
User:i have used this tablet yet
User:ther wonot be any issues if use this right
User:bcoz with istramet i dodnot have any issues other than costly
User:so iam slighlty confused weather to use the other one or not
User:i thought seeking u r expert suggestion
Doctor:At this point of time, it is best to follow your doctor's advice.
Doctor:Both medicine has its advantage and disadvantage.
Doctor:The medication can be adjusted over period of time to suit your need.
Doctor:So please follow as per your doctor's advice.
Doctor:Have you followed what I suggested?
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:docotr said if ur financially ok continue with istramet other wise use the glycomet s00 S.R
Doctor:Since you are unable to sustain the finance, go ahead and use glycomet SR
Doctor:as directed by your doctor.
User:thank u
User:ther wonot be any side eefects right
Doctor:You can get your sugar examined over period and medication can be adjusted accordingly.
User:thank u
Doctor:Avoid fasting and strenuous exercise while on this glycomet SR
Doctor:If you can do that, you can avoid side effects.
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:no thank u
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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