Glucophage SR has “metformin” as the active ingredient and SR means sustained release which means it is slowly released in the body and therefor stays longer in the body. Glucophage SR is also known as other generic and brand name diabetes medications:
- Glucophage (the normal and standard version)
- etc..etc… and is one of the most popular medications for type 2 diabetes.
What is Glucophage SR?
Metformin, marketed under the trade name Glucophage and Glucophage SR among others, is the first-line medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, particularly in people who are overweight. It is also used in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome. It is not associated with weight gain. It is taken by mouth and the unique feature is the SR (sustained release version).
How does Glucophage SR works?
In Glucophage SR, the active substance is Metformin which belongs to biguanide class of substances. It reduces concentration of glucose in blood suppressing metabolism of glucose in the liver, reducing absorption of glucose from the gastrointestinal tract, and enhancing its utilization in tissues. Glucophage SR (Metformin) stabilizes or reduces body weight.
WHERE TO BUY Glucophage SR?
The easiest, cheapest and best way to buy Glucophage SR is online at a trusted online pharmacy. We can recommend Pharmacy XL which has a big choice of diabetes medications available. Prices are much lower than if you go to your doctor and/or local pharmacist and at an online pharmacy you don’t need a prescription, which concept is totally outdated in the 21st century with information widely available thanks to the internet.
Want to see other medicines, than check out the following diabetes medications where we have them put them all together.