Glucophage 500 mg is a type of medication used to treat Diabetes Mellitus Type 2. It belongs to a class of drug called Biguanides. This medication can also be used to treat metabolic syndrome. Just like every other medication, this medication has a list of side effects along with its usage such as nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomachache, urticaria, lactic acidosis and others not mentioned here. If any of these would to occur to you, please seek medical attention immediately. This medication is to be taken strictly under a doctor’s advice and is to be kept away from children. Always adhere to the dosage instruction given by the doctor to avoid any overdose or other unwanted effects. Also do not pass on this medication to those who you think have the same symptom. It is best to use it only after consulting a doctor.