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Diabend 40mg Tablet

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Bal Pharma Ltd

Composition for Diabend 40mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Diabend 40mg Tablet

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₹2.53/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Diabend Tablet

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Uses of Diabend Tablet

Diabend 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
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Diabend Tablet side effects

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Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness.

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How to use Diabend Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Diabend 40mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Diabend Tablet works

Diabend 40mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication (sulphonylurea). It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

In Depth Information on Diabend Tablet

Expert advice for Diabend Tablet

  • Helps decrease high blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications of diabetes. 
  • Take just before or with the first main meal of the day (usually breakfast). Avoid skipping meals.
  • Exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) alongside.
  • Learn how to identify and manage symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) such as sweating, rapid heartbeat, weakness, blurry vision, and headache, and teach your family as well.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol.
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Diabend Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Diabend Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Diabend 40mg 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.
Lactation
Diabend 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Diabend 40mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Diabend 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Diabend 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels with this medicine, which may take a long time to come back to normal
Liver
Diabend 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diabend 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Diabend Tablet?uses

You should skip a dose of Diabend 40mg Tablet , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

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Frequently asked questions about Diabend Tablet

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Q. Is Diabend useful in the management for prediabetes?
Diabend is not used for the management of Prediabetes, a condition with blood glucose levels higher than normal but not high enough to label you as diabetic. There are clinical studies available, but the evidence is not strong enough for its use in prediabetes.
Q. Can I skip Diabend for few days?
No, Diabend should not be skipped, as it can make your diabetes worse. If, you miss the dose by mistake, take it as soon as you remember.
Q. Can Diabend be given to elderly patients?
Yes, Diabend can be given to elderly patients. However they are more prone to the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia), so, a regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is important. Patients should be cautious of the symptoms of hypoglycemia and always keep a quick source of sugar with them like a candy or a fruit juice.
Q. How is Diabend different from teneligliptin?
Both Diabend and are teneligliptin are antidiabetic drugs and control blood sugar levels effectively. However, they work in different ways and have a different mechanism of action and side effects. Diabend commonly causes hypoglycemia and weight gain while teneligliptin causes headache and nasopharyngitis. Teneligliptin causes hypoglycemia when used along with insulins or sulfonylureas and does not cause weight gain.
Q. Can I take Diabend if I have a sulfa allergy?
Use of Diabend should be avoided if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Q. How is Diabend different from metformin?
Both metformin and Diabend are antidiabetic drugs and control blood sugar levels effectively. However, they work in different ways and have a different side effect profile. Metformin causes more of stomach upset, like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and bloating while Diabend causes very low blood sugar levels and weight gain.
Q. Does Diabend cause weight gain?
Yes, Diabend can cause weight gain. It is advisable to closely monitor your diet and do regular exercise while taking this medicine. Avoid skipping your meal as it can cause very low blood sugar levels and you may end up snacking or taking a lot of sugars.

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Taking Diabend with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Diabend with Trimethoprim
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Diabend with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Diabend with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Diabend with Bisoprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar, Bisveda, Bis OD, Corbis
Diabend with Leflunomide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefumide, Cleft, Lefno, Lefra, Arava, Lefrhum, Rumalef, Lefron
Diabend with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Diabend with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
Diabend with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Diabend with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin, Neoctide, Varitide, Okeron
Diabend with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Diabend with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid, Regulipid
Diabend with Labetalol
SERIOUS
Diabend with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Denon, Triket
Diabend with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Diabend with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin
Diabend with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Diabend with Sotalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
Diabend with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject, D Cort, Retilone, Cortim
Diabend with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Diabend with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
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