Glucophage is an oral compound containing active substance Metformin which is anti-diabetic that lowers blood sugar in the human body. Bodybuilders and athletes are using this drug for fat los and for strengthening the muscle cells. Glucophage increase the ability of human body to transport glucose into the muscle cells much better.
It is often added by bodybuilders and athletes in the cutting cycle. It is a good appetite suppressor and it has the capacity to send the input to burn more fats and more carbohydrates. Glucophage also reduces the sugar formation from amino-acids and assist in reducing muscle breakdown.
The dosage of this product depends on individual needs tolerance. It is important to use carbohydrates in meals while taking this medication. Some bodybuilders and athletes use a dosage from 250 to 850 and up to 120 mg.
The main side effects that may occur after the use of Glucophage are: stomach pains and disturbances, muscle pain, weakness, slow heart rate, feeling increasingly sleepy, feeling short of breath, cold feeling, stomach pain, light-headedness, and fainting. It can also provoke signs of an allergic reaction as hives, chest pain, swelling or breathing problems.