Gliformin - antidiabetic drugs.

Pharmacological action

Gliformin - tool for internal use, the ability to lower blood sugar levels. It refers to a group of Gliformin biguadinov.

The drug suppresses glucose production in the liver, starts a process of splitting glucose reduces its absorption from the gut, and improves insulin binding receptors.

There are reviews of Gliformine, that it reduces appetite and helps to reduce weight, which is important for diabetics, who often suffer from obesity.

Gliformin also capable of dissolving blood clots, reduce platelet aggregation.

It must be remembered that the lowering of sugar Gliformin causes only in patients with diabetes mellitus. In healthy people, it has no such activities.

Product form

Producing Gliformin 1000, 500, 250 mg tablets.


The instructions are listed Gliformina indications for use:

  • non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (especially the form of the disease with no inclination to ketoacidosis, with concomitant obesity);
  • insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus - only in conjunction with insulin;
  • diabetes mellitus, insulin resistance (when the daily need for insulin greater 200ED);
  • diabetes mellitus, resistant to sulfonylureas.

Instructions for use Gliformina

 Gliformin 1000
 Gliformin appointed to take the first three days 2 p / day two tablets (500 mg) during or immediately after a meal. Then take two tablets three r / day. After 15d. therapy on the level of glucose in the blood is determined by how the scheme continue to Gliformin 1000, 500, 250.

Supportive therapy according to the instructions Gliformina involves receiving 1000-2000 mg / day. Permissible daily dose - 3000mg / day.

side effects

There are reviews of Gliformine, that its use can cause diarrhea, skin rash, vomiting, metallic taste in the mouth.

It is also noticed that Gliformin 1000, 500, 250 mg long-term use can cause malabsorption of vitamin B in the gastrointestinal tract.


Gliformin not indicated in patients prekomatosnoe states, diabetic, hypoglycemic coma, a ketone and lactate acidosis.

Do not take Gliformin patients with severe renal insufficiency, liver disease in chronic phase, during pregnancy, preparation for operations, and a few days after surgery.

Not recommended to appoint Gliformin if diagnosed serious infections, injuries, and found there is a danger of dehydration.

Simultaneous use of the drug with insulin, sulfonylureas, salicylates results in strengthening its effect.

Drinking alcohol during treatment Gliforminom 1000, 500, 250 may lead to lactate acidosis - acidification due to increasing amounts of lactic acid.