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DIACHEK 5MG TABLET

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Composition for DIACHEK

Glibenclamide(5 mg)

food interaction for DIACHEK

alcohol interaction for DIACHEK

pregnancy interaction for DIACHEK

lactation interaction for DIACHEK

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Diachek 5mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Diachek 5mg 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.

SALT INFORMATION for DIACHEK

Glibenclamide(5 mg)

Uses

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

How it works

Diachek 5mg tablet increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

Common side effects

Nausea, Anxiety, Bruise, Bleeding, Dark colored urine, Diarrhoea, Fever, Dizziness, Flatulence, Loss of appetite, Rash, Itching, Skin redness, Sore throat, Stomach pain / epigastric pain

SUBSTITUTES for DIACHEK

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  • GLYBOVIN 5 MG TABLET
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    Rs. 0.55/tablet
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    Rs. 2.60/tablet
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    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 1.01/tablet
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    pay 42% more per tablet
  • AVIGLEN 5 MG TABLET
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    Rs. 0.81/tablet
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Expert advice for DIACHEK

Make sure you follow all exercise and dietary recommendations made by your doctor or dietitian. Swallow the whole tablet with or immediately after breakfast or the first main meal.Take glibenclamide exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not stop taking glibenclamide without consulting your doctor. Do not take glibenclamide;
  • If you are allergic to glibenclamide or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have type 1 diabetes mellitus or have had impaired consciousness due to severe diabetes, liver or kidney disease, or deficiency of an enzyme called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD).
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Do inform your doctor if you are about to have major surgery or have had a recent injury (trauma) or develop a fever or severe infection.

Frequently asked questions for DIACHEK

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)

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 12 May, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)