Duotrol 5 mg/500 mg Tablet SR

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Composition for Duotrol 5 mg/500 mg Tablet SR

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₹4.45/Tablet SR
10 tablet sr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Duotrol 5 mg/500 mg Tablet SR

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Uses of Duotrol Tablet SR

Duotrol 5 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Duotrol Tablet SR

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Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Altered taste, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Headache, Upper respiratory tract infection.

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How to use Duotrol Tablet SR

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. Duotrol 5 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is to be taken with food.
This medicine may cause stomach upset if taken empty stomach.

How Duotrol 5 mg/500 mg Tablet SR works

Duotrol 5 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Glibenclamide and Metformin. Glibenclamide is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Metformin is a biguanide which works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin.

In Depth Information on Duotrol 5 mg/500 mg Tablet SR

Duotrol Tablet SR related warnings
Special precautions for Duotrol Tablet SR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking metformin with alcohol can cause lactic acidosis and
you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, sleepiness, stomach upset, or other unusual symptoms.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Duotrol 5 mg/500 mg Tablet SR 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
Duotrol 5 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use during
lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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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
Duotrol 5 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is probably unsafe to use in p
atients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Duotrol 5 mg/500 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Duotrol 5 mg/500 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Duotrol 5 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

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