Glucophage (Metformin)

Type
Product
Manufacturer
Country
Dosage
Qty
Price(USD)
Type: drug type
Product: Glucophage
Manufacturer: Merck
Country: United Kingdom
Dosage: 500 mg
Qty: 84
USD $63.99
Type: drug type
Product: Glucophage
Manufacturer: Sanofi Aventis
Country: Canada
Dosage: 850 mg
Qty: 100
USD $63.99
Type: drug type
Product: Metformin Oral Solution
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: United Kingdom
Dosage: 500 mg/150 ml
Qty: 1
USD $91.99
Type: drug type
Product: Metformin
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 500 mg
Qty: 100
USD $22.99
Type: drug type
Product: Metformin
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 500 mg
Qty: 200
USD $25.49
Type: drug type
Product: Metformin
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 500 mg
Qty: 300
USD $27.99
Type: drug type
Product: Metformin
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 500 mg
Qty: 400
USD $30.49
Type: drug type
Product: Metformin
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 500 mg
Qty: 500
USD $32.99
Type: drug type
Product: Metformin
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 850 mg
Qty: 100
USD $22.99
Type: drug type
Product: Metformin
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: Canada
Dosage: 850 mg
Qty: 200
USD $32.99

Glucophage online Canadian Pharmacy

Glucophage Information

Glucophage Details (Brand and Generic)

CanadaPharmacyOnline.com supplies only genuine Glucophage from Canada and the UK using Canadian and UK packaging. This Glucophage is manufactured by Sanofi Aventis and Merck, the worldwide manufacturer of Glucophage. This offer is neither endorsed nor authorized by Merck or Sanofi Aventis. (The United States and Canadian distributor of Glucophage). CanadaPharmacyOnline.com has no affiliation whatsoever with Sanofi Aventis or Merck. We currently offer the brand Glucophage from United Kingdom by Merck and Canada by Sanofi Aventis. The generic Metformin is available from Canada also called Sandoz Metformin FC by Sandoz. It may come from other Canadian manufacturers such as Apotex. The generic Metformin oral solution comes from the United Kingdom by a different manufacturer. For more information about us, please call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784.

Dosage

The brand Glucophage is available in the strength of 500 mg and 850 mg tablets. The generic Metformin is available in the strength of 500 mg and 850 mg tablets and 500 mg/150 ml oral solution.

Usage

Glucophage (Metformin) is a prescription medication used with a proper diet and exercise program and with other medications for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in adults and kids over 10 years old. Metformin belongs to class of drugs called biguanides. This medication works by helping to control blood-sugar levels. It decreases the amount of glucose absorbed from your food and the amount of glucose made by your liver. It is for the treatment of type 2 diabetes only and is not indicated for type 1 diabetes. It may be used as part of an overall treatment program which may include insulin products as well as changes to diet and exercise. Diabetes is more common in adults over age 40, and those who are overweight. You may help prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs and sexual function problems by controlling high blood sugar.

Side Effects and Precautions

The most common side effects include:
• Headache or muscle pain, weakness;
• Hypoglycemia (low blood-sugar);
• Mild nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, gas, stomach pain;

Most people using this medication do not have any serious side effects, other possible side effects may include:
• Feeling dizzy, light-headed, tired, or very weak;
• Feeling short of breath, even with mild exertion;
• Fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
• Numb or cold feeling in your arms and legs;
• Slow or uneven heart rate;
• Swelling or rapid weight gain;
• Trouble breathing;

If you still have questions about side effects we always suggest further conversations with your doctor.

Warnings and Interactions

Do not take Glucophage if you are allergic to Metformin or if you have any other allergies. Before you start using this medication, inform your doctor about your medical history especially of severe breathing problems, blood problems, kidney disease and liver disease. You may experience blurred vision, dizziness or drowsiness due to extremely low or high blood sugar. You should not drive, use machinery or do any activity that requires you to be alert or have a clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcohol while you are taking this medication because it may increase your risk of lactic acidosis and developing low blood sugar. Glucophage should not be used during pregnancy unless it is clearly needed. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant. This medication can cause changes in the menstrual cycle and increase the risk of becoming pregnant. Talk to your doctor about the use of a reliable birth control while you are using this medication. Metformin passes into breast milk in small amounts. Talk to your doctor before you breast-feed. There may a drug interaction between Metformin and other medications such as procainamide, digoxin, quinidine, trimethoprim and vancomycin.

Questions and Answers

Why is Glucophage more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Glucophage, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Glucophage from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. CanadaPharmacyOnline.com has a rigorous process for selecting our partners, so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does generic Glucophage 500 mg cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of generic Glucophage 500 mg starts at $22.99 for 100 tablets.

What is the lowest price of Glucophage 500 mg per tablet?

The generic Glucophage 500 mg starts at $0.07 per tablet and the brand version starts at $0.76 per tablet.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Glucophage from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Glucophage prices competitive?

Yes, we are taking great pride in offering some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Glucophage tablets I am allowed to order at one time?

CanadaPharmacyOnline.com can only dispense a maximum of a three month supply of Glucophage at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Glucophage over the counter from you?

No, Glucophage requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Glucophage?

Yes, there is a generic alternative for this product, called Metformin.

How long does it take Glucophage to start working?

Metformin is a quick-acting oral medication, you will see some effect within 48 hours of starting the medication and you will the maximum effect in about four to five days depending on your dose. Source

What is the difference between Glucophage and Glucophage XR?

Metformin and Metformin ER are not the same. Metformin is the immediate-release version while Metformin ER is the extended release version. Metformin is approved to treat type 2 diabetes in adults and children aged 10 years and older while Metformin ER is only approved to treat type 2 diabetes in adults. Source

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

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