Glucovance 250/1.25 is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) metformin + glibenclamide. On this page you will find out more about Glucovance 250/1.25, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: metformin + glibenclamide
Over 65 years of age?
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Glucovance 250/1.25 film-coated tablet, 90
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Second line treatment of diabetes mellitus type II in adult patients whose glycaemic control is inadequate after diet and exercise alone and where combined therapy with metformin and glibenclamide is appropriate.
Table of characteristics
Pale yellow, capsule shaped, biconvex, film-coated tablets, with '250' engraved on one side and '1.25' on the other.
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, film coated|
|Route of administration||Oral|
10 Tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
120 Tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
30 Tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
60 Tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
90 Tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||3 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 March 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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