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Composition FOR AVIGLEN

Glibenclamide(5 mg)

food interaction for AVIGLEN

alcohol interaction for AVIGLEN

pregnancy interaction for AVIGLEN

lactation interaction for AVIGLEN

medicine interaction for AVIGLEN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Aviglen 5 mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Aviglen 5 mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR AVIGLEN

    Glibenclamide(5 mg)

    Uses

    Aviglen 5 mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

    How it works

    Aviglen 5 mg tablet increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas, which in turn lowers the blood glucose levels.

    Common side effects

    Fall in blood sugar level, Nausea, Headache, Dizziness

    SUBSTITUTES FOR AVIGLEN

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      Rs. 2.60/tablet
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      Rs. 1.02/tablet
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      Inga Laboratories Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 0.97/tablet
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      Rs. 9.65
      pay 19% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR AVIGLEN

    • Type 2 diabetes can be controlled with a proper diet alone or a diet along with exercise. A planned diet and exercising are always important when you have diabetes, even when you are taking antidiabetic medicines.
    • Low blood sugar is life-threatening. Low blood sugar may develop due to:
      • Delay or missing scheduled meals or snacks. 
      • Exercising more than usual. 
      • Drinking a significant amount of alcohol.
      • Using too much insulin. 
      • Sickness (vomiting or diarrhea).
    • Symptoms of low blood sugar (alarming signs) are fast heartbeat, sweating, cool and pale skin, feeling shaky, confusion or irritability, headache, nausea, and nightmares. Make sure that you have access to quick-acting sugar sources that treat low blood sugar. Consuming some form of quick-acting sugars immediately after the appearance of the symptoms will prevent the low blood sugar levels from worsening.
    • Consuming alcohol may increase the chance of severe low blood sugar.
    • Glibenclamide does not help patients who have type 1 diabetes.

    Frequently asked questions FOR AVIGLEN

    Glibenclamide

    Q.

    Is glibenclamide/Daonil/Euglucon same as glyburide?
    Yes. Daonil/ Euglucon are the trade names for the active substance (generic) glibenclamide/ glyburide; thus, they all are same

    Q.

    Is glibenclamide same as glipizide?
    No. Glibenclamide and glipizide are different medicines; however, they belong to same family of drugs called sulfonylureas

    Q.

    Why is glibenclamide avoided in the elderly?
    Glibenclamide should be avoided in elderly patients because they are at high risk of getting low blood sugar (hypoglycemic event)

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    Q.

    What is glibenclamide/Daonil/ Euglucon used for?
    Glibenclamide/Daonil/ Euglucon is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes

    Q.

    Does Daonil/ glibenclamide cause weight gain/ weight loss?
    Yes Daonil/ glibenclamide are known to cause weight gain but not weight loss. Always consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)