Diacon 5mg Tablet

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Bal Pharma Ltd

Composition for Diacon 5mg Tablet

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₹0.42/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Diacon Tablet

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Uses of Diacon Tablet

Diacon 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Diacon Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Diacon 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. It is better to take Diacon 5mg Tablet empty stomach.

How Diacon Tablet works

Diacon 5mg tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

In Depth Information on Diacon Tablet

Expert advice for Diacon Tablet

  • Diacon helps to control blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications.
  • Take Diacon 30 minutes before meal, preferably your first large meal of the day.
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) is a common side-effect; learn how to identify and manage its symptoms (sweating, rapid heartbeat, weakness, blurry vision, headache) and teach your family as well.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Diacon.
  • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver diseases.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Diacon.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Diacon 5mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol may reduce blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Diacon 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.
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Lactation
Diacon 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.

Monitoring of the breastfed infant's blood glucose is advisable during maternal therapy with Diacon 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
CAUTION
Diacon 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Diacon 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Diacon 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.
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Liver
Diacon 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diacon 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet, Nixitral 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

You should skip a dose of Glipizide , 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 Diacon 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Glipizide

Q. Can you take glipizide with sulfa allergy?
You can take glipizide if you are not allergic to glipizide or drugs from the same class i.e. sulphonylureas, sulphonamides or to any ingredients of the glipizide table. Glipizide is not contraindicated in patient with sulfa allergy
Q. Can you take glipizide with or without metformin?
You can take glipizide with or without metformin. However, always follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Can I take glipizide with insulin?
Yes. However, always follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Can I take glipizide with levothyroxine?
When levothyroxine is taken with glipizide, it may compromise the blood sugar controlling effect of glipizide. However, levothyroxine and glipizide can be taken together at a dose and schedule advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take glipizide with paracetamol (Tylenol)?
Glipizide and paracetamol have no known adverse drug interactions and can be taken together. However, always follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Can I take glipizide with ibuprofen?
Concomitant administration of glipizide with ibuprofen may cause excessive lowering of the blood sugar level (hypoglycemia).Ibuprofen can be taken with glipizide if indicated provided that you follow the advice of the doctor regarding the dose and schedule of use of drugs.
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