Glucophage SR
Glucophage SR

Glucophage SR

Glucophage SR
Glucophage SR is a slow-release tablet that is used to treat type 2 diabetes. This active ingredient in this medication, metformin hydrochloride, works to lower blood sugar levels when diet and exercise alone have not been enough.
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What is Glucophage SR?

This medication is used alongside dietary changes and exercise to lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in overweight adults.

How does it work?

Glucophage SR contains the active ingredient metformin hydrochloride and works by making the body more sensitive to insulin to return to the normal the way your body uses glucose.

Is Glucophage SR suitable for me?

It not suitable if you are allergic to metformin or suffer from liver or kidney problems.

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Side Effects

Please examine whether you are allergic to any of the listed ingredients.

Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Possible Side Effects

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach ache 
  • Loss of appetite

Disclaimer: This website does not constitute as medical advice, you should also consult with a doctor before taking medication. If you experience any major reactions to any medication you are taking, you must seek immediate medical attention.


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All orders placed before 14:00 on weekdays will be delivered the next working day. For the majority of the UK, medication will be dispatched by Royal Mail, Monday to Friday, if ordered before 14:00. Dispatches are sent using Royal Mail's Next-Day Tracked 24-Hour service. We will email you tracking information directly and you should receive your order the day after dispatch.


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We know that many of our customers turn to us when they need personal medication, preferring to use our online service rather than shopping for the product face to face. That is why our delivery is always discreetly packaged in plain brown boxes or enveloped. You will not have to worry about any content descriptions, and the package will be for your eyes only!


Your dosage is dependent on your doctor's recommendations and the extent of your condition.

Recommended Dosage for Glucophage SR 

  • Start with daily dose of 500mg
  • The maximum daily dose is 2000mg

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Glucophage SR Patient Leaflet

To view the Glucophage SR Patient Leaflet click here.

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We will dispatch your order using our express next-day courier service from our pharmacy partners across the UK. You will receive your treatment discreetly to the comfort of your home/ selected address. 

When is the best time to take Glucophage SR?

The best time to take Glucophage SR is with your evening meals, preferably at the same time each day.

Is Glucophage SR safe to use on a long-term basis?

Usually you will start treatment with 500 milligrams of Glucophage SR daily. After you have been taking Glucophage SR for about 2 weeks, your doctor may measure your blood sugar and adjust the dose. The maximum daily dose is 2000 milligrams of Glucophage SR. Ask your doctor if this medicine is safe for long-term use.

What is Type 2 diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes is a condition where the body does not make enough insulin, or the insulin produced does not function properly.

What is the difference between insulin or metformin treatment?

Metformin treats Type 2 diabetes, while insulin treats both Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes.

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