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Diachek 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Diachek 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Diachek 5mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
7.12
₹0.71/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Diachek Tablet

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Uses of Diachek Tablet

Diachek 5mg 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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Diachek Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Diachek 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. Diachek 5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Diachek Tablet works

Diachek 5mg 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 Diachek Tablet

Expert advice for Diachek 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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Diachek Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Diachek Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Diachek 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Diachek 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Monitor the breastfed baby’s blood sugar during treatment with Diachek 5mg Tablet
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Diachek 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Diachek 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diachek 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Diachek 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. They can experience very low blood sugar levels while taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Diachek Tablet?uses

You should skip a dose of Diachek 5mg Tablet , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Diachek Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Glibenclamide

Yes. Daonil/ Euglucon are the trade names for the active substance (generic) Diachek/ 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
Diachek should be avoided in elderly patients because they are at high risk of getting low blood sugar (hypoglycemic event)
Diachek.Daonil/ Euglucon is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes
Yes Daonil/ Diachek are known to cause weight gain but not weight loss. Always consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Diachek with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Diachek with Trimethoprim
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Diachek with Bosentan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose, Bozetan, Bosentas, Pulvance
Diachek with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin, Neoctide, Varitide
Diachek with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate Cfc Free
Diachek with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Diachek with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam, Citalin, Citara, Lopram, Ciprexa, Citox
Diachek with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Diachek with Bezafibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bezafibrate: Beza
Diachek with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Freek, Triket
Diachek with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
Diachek with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Diachek with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin, Cavidin, Rimactane
Diachek with Bisoprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar, Bisveda
Diachek with Labetalol
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Diachek with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Diachek with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Diachek with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Diachek with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Diachek with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject
Diachek with Leflunomide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefumide, Cleft, Lefno, Lefra, Arava, Rumalef
Diachek with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid, Regulipid
Diachek with Sotalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
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