Diachek 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Diachek 5mg Tablet

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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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Side effects of Diachek Tablet

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

  • Diachek helps to control blood sugar level and avoid long-term complications.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) along with Diachek.
  • Take Diachek 30 minutes before meal, preferably your first large meal of the day.
  • 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 while taking Diachek.
  • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver diseases.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Diachek 5mg 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.
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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
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Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is
low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Diachek 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection

Missed Dosageuses

You should skip a dose of Glibenclamide , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Diachek 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.
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