Glucophage is an oral diabetes medicine belonging to the biguanide class of drugs. Glucophage helps in controlling blood sugar levels. The medicine is specifically used in people with type 2 diabetes. It is sometimes used in combination with insulin or other medications, but it is not for treating type 1 diabetes. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems.
Drug Name: Glucophage
Generic name: Metformin hydrochloride