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Sukkarto SR - welzo
Sukkarto SR - welzo

Sukkarto SR

Sukkarto SR - welzo
Sukkarto SR - welzo
Sale price £16.00

Sukkarto SR contains the active ingredient Metformin, which can effectively control type 2 diabetes. Sukkarto SR is...

Sukkarto SR contains the active ingredient Metformin, which can effectively control type 2 diabetes. Sukkarto SR is a slow-release tablet and is often prescribed when diet and exercise are not adequate for treating type 2 diabetes.

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What is Sukkarto?

Sukkarto is a medication used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It can also be used to prevent type 2 diabetes if you're at a high risk of developing it. 

How does it work?

Sukkarto contains the active ingredient metformin hydrochloride, which belongs to the group of medicines called biguanides. This medication works by reducing the amount of sugar that your liver releases into your blood. It also works at making your body respond better to insulin.

Is Sukkarto suitable for me?

This medication is prescribed for adults who have been unsuccessful at reducing their risk of Type 2 diabetes using a combination of diet and exercise. This medicine is most effective if you are below 45 years of age, are overweight, have high blood glucose levels after a meal, or if you developed diabetes during pregnancy.

Side Effects

All medications can cause potential side effects, below we have listed some potential side effects, however, these do not always occur.

  • Diarrhoea, 
  • Nausea, 
  • Vomiting, 
  • Stomach ache or loss of appetite. If you get these, do not stop taking the tablets as these symptoms will normally go away in about 2 weeks.It helps if you take your tablets with or immediately after a meal. 
  • Taste disturbance.

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!


Commonly Used Dosage Guidelines for Sukkarto.

  • Usually you will start treatment with 500 mg Sukkarto SR daily. 
  • After you have been taking Sukkarto SR for about 2 weeks, your doctor may measure your blood sugar and adjust the dose. The maximum daily dose is 2000 mg of Sukkarto SR. If you have reduced kidney function, your doctor may prescribe a lower dose.
  • Normally, you should take the tablets once a day, with your evening meal. In some cases, your doctor may recommend that you take the tablets twice a day. Always take the tablets with food.

Disclaimer: This website does not provide medical advice. No information listed on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition or treatment before undergoing a new health care regimen, and never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

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Please note the information below is intended for general knowledge, please read the patient information leaflet and/or the information provided by a healthcare professional for more specific guidance. This information should not substitute medical advice.

Can I get Sukkarto SR on the NHS?

Whether or not you can get Sukkarto SR on the NHS is dependent on your local guidelines and eligibility status. It is best to contact your local GP service if you are unsure of whether you can get Sukkarto SR from the NHS.

Can you get Sukkarto SR over the counter?

No, you can’t get Sukkarto SR over the counter without a prescription or consultation. Sukkarto SR is a regulated medication so all purchases need to have a prescription and/or suitable consultation form completed.

Can I buy Sukkarto SR online even if I have never taken it before?

A prescribing pharmacist will need to review your consultation form before the medication can be dispatched.

Is Sukkarto SR safe?

If you have been prescribed Sukkarto SR then it is at the discretion of the prescriber.

However, all medications can potentially have adverse effects and should be taken exactly as prescribed. If you experience any side effects when taking Sukkarto SR then you should contact a doctor immediately.

Are there any foods that should be avoided when taking Sukkarto SR?

We recommend you read the patient information leaflet for this product thoroughly before taking the treatment. This is essential to understanding any interactions that can occur and to take the medication safely.

Can I buy Sukkarto SR from Boots?

It is generally possible to purchase medication, including Sukkarto SR, from UK pharmacies like Boots. However, I recommend checking the Boots website or contacting Boots directly for the most current and accurate information. Remember to consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new medication.

Can I buy Sukkarto SR from Superdrug?

If you would like to buy Sukkarto SR, you will need to check availability on the Superdrug website.

Can I buy Sukkarto SR from Amazon?

Amazon does not sell medication such as Sukkarto SR, as they are not a pharmacy service provider. Always check with Amazon to see what they sell.

How long does Sukkarto SR take to work?

The time it takes for a Sukkarto SR to work can vary greatly depending on several factors, such as the strength, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as any potential interactions with other medications or substances. Generally, the effects of Sukkarto SR may be noticeable within the time frame outlined by the prescribing pharmacist. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions provided by your healthcare professional, and to consult them if you have any concerns or questions about the medication's efficacy or possible side effects.

How effective is Sukkarto SR?

The effectiveness of Sukkarto SR can vary significantly depending on various factors, such as the dosage, the condition being treated, the individual's age, weight, and overall health, as well as the presence of any other medications or substances that might interact with it. While some medications may be highly effective for certain individuals and conditions, others might experience a lesser degree of benefit or may require adjustments to the dosage or additional treatments to achieve the desired results.

What are the risks of taking Sukkarto SR?

At Welzo, we are dedicated to providing our customers with accurate and comprehensive information about medications. We believe that understanding the potential risks and side effects associated with a medication is essential for making informed decisions about your health. This guide outlines some general considerations for assessing the risks of medication and includes references to the National Health Service (NHS) for further information.

  1. Read the Patient Information Leaflet (PIL): Every medication comes with a Patient Information Leaflet, which provides essential details about the drug, its uses, and potential side effects. Be sure to read this leaflet carefully before starting any new medication. The Electronic medicines compendium has a list of patient leaflets. you can visit by heading to
  2. Be aware of potential side effects: All medications have the potential to cause side effects, ranging from mild and short-lived symptoms to more serious, long-lasting issues. It's important to understand the possible side effects of a medication and how to manage them. The NHS has a helpful resource on managing medication side effects, while also speaking to a healthcare professional is important in understanding any potential risks of taking Sukkarto SR.
  3. Interactions with other medications: Some medications may interact with others, leading to increased side effects or reduced effectiveness. Make sure to inform your healthcare professional about all the medications and supplements you are currently taking. The NHS offers a useful tool for checking potential drug interactions here.
  4. Contraindications and precautions: Certain medical conditions or factors may make it unsafe for you to take a particular medication. Before starting any new medication, inform your healthcare professional about your medical history and any current health issues. The NHS provides more information about contraindications and precautions here.
  5. Appropriate use and dosage: It's crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and instructions for taking a medication to ensure its effectiveness and minimise the risk of side effects. The NHS has a useful guide on using medicines safely here.
  6. Monitoring and follow-up: Some medications require regular monitoring or follow-up appointments with your healthcare professional to ensure their safety and effectiveness. Be sure to schedule and attend these appointments as needed.

Can I buy Sukkarto SR in the UK?

Yes, you can buy Sukkarto SR in the UK with a valid prescription and or consultation form. Sukkarto SR is available in the UK for purchase from local pharmacies with a valid prescription and or consultation. It is imperative that you ensure that the pharmacy you are buying the products from is licensed and registered with the General Pharmaceutical Council (GPhC).

Are Sukkarto SR users satisfied with the product?

We have a list of reviews from customers taking Sukkarto SR at the bottom of this page. For more information of the reviews of Sukkarto SR head over to for further details.

Can I buy Sukkarto SR from an online pharmacy?

This is dependent on your eligibility for the medication.

How much does Sukkarto SR cost?

The costs of Sukkarto SR are listed at the top of the page. Pricing is provided as a reference as we do not sell Sukkarto SR.

Does Sukkarto cause weight loss?

Sukkarto SR is associated with either a stable body weight or modest weight loss

When is the best time to take Sukkarto tablets?

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.

Normally, you should take the tablets once a day, with your evening meal. In some cases, your doctor may recommend that you take the tablets twice a day. Always take the tablets with food.

Is Sukkarto the same as Metformin?

Yes, Sukkarto is the same as Metformin. Sukkarto contains the active substance metformin hydrochloride. Each prolonged-release tablet contains 500 mg of metformin hydrochloride. 

Can I drink alcohol while on Sukkarto?

You should avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking Sukkarto SR since it may increase the risk of lactic acidosis.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Bobbye Rhym

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Loren Asar

I'm extremely satisfied with my purchase of Sukkarto. It's easy to use, efficient, and delivers excellent results. Highly recommend!