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Diasafe Capsule

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Composition for Diasafe Capsule

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Primary uses of Diasafe Capsule

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MRP
56.18
₹5.62/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Diasafe Capsule

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Uses of Diasafe Capsule

Diasafe Capsule 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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Diasafe Capsule side effects

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

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How to use Diasafe Capsule

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. Diasafe Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Diasafe Capsule works

Diasafe Capsule 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 Diasafe Capsule

Expert advice for Diasafe Capsule

  • 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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Diasafe Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Diasafe Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Diasafe Capsule 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
Diasafe Capsule 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
Diasafe Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Diasafe Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Diasafe Capsule 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
Diasafe Capsule should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diasafe Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Diasafe Capsule?uses

You should skip a dose of Diasafe Capsule , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Diasafe Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Gliclazide

Q. Is Diasafe useful in the management for prediabetes?
Diasafe 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 Diasafe for few days?
No, Diasafe 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 Diasafe be given to elderly patients?
Yes, Diasafe 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 Diasafe different from teneligliptin?
Both Diasafe 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. Diasafe 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 Diasafe if I have a sulfa allergy?
Use of Diasafe should be avoided if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Q. How is Diasafe different from metformin?
Both metformin and Diasafe 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 Diasafe causes very low blood sugar levels and weight gain.
Q. Does Diasafe cause weight gain?
Yes, Diasafe 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 Diasafe with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Diasafe with Trimethoprim
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Diasafe with Labetalol
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Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Diasafe with Loteprednol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Loteprednol: Lotepred LS, Lotesol, Lotechek, Lotepred, Prednol LS, Lotenase, Loptica
Diasafe with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
Diasafe with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice
Diasafe with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin, Neoctide, Varitide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Diasafe with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Diasafe with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Diasafe with Leflunomide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefumide, Cleft, Lefno, Lefra, Arava, Lefrhum, Rumalef
Diasafe with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid, Regulipid
Diasafe with Bisoprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar, Bisveda, Bis OD
Diasafe with Betaxolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betaxolol: Glucoptic, BEXOL (JAWA), Iobet
Diasafe with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Diasafe with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Diasafe with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Denon, Triket
Diasafe with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Diasafe with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Diasafe with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Diasafe with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject, D Cort, Retilone, Cortim
Diasafe with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Diasafe with Sotalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
Diasafe with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Diasafe with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin
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