What is the definition or description of: Metformin overdose?

Metformin overdose. Metformin (Glumetza, Glucophage, Fortamet) is a medication used to treat Type 2 diabetes. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication or substance is used.

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What is the definition or description of: Glucophage (metformin) overdose?

Glucophage OD. An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug is used. Glucophage (metformin) is used for the Treatment of Type II diabetes. Potential overdose symptoms include: "severe nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, epigastric pain, thirstiness, lost appetite, lethargy and hyperpnoea. Hypotension, hypothermia, acute renal failure, coma and cardiac arrest". >>> Read more...