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Flexiglim 2mg Tablet

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Composition for Flexiglim 2mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Flexiglim 2mg Tablet

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MRP
42.86
₹4.29/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Flexiglim Tablet

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Uses of Flexiglim Tablet

Flexiglim 2mg 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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Flexiglim Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Flexiglim 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. Flexiglim 2mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Flexiglim Tablet works

Flexiglim 2mg 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 Flexiglim Tablet

Expert advice for Flexiglim 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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Flexiglim Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Flexiglim Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Flexiglim 2mg 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.
Lactation
Flexiglim 2mg 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 Flexiglim 2mg Tablet
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Flexiglim 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flexiglim 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Flexiglim 2mg 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.
Liver
CAUTION
Flexiglim 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flexiglim 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Flexiglim 2mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.

What if you miss a dose of Flexiglim Tablet?uses

You should skip a dose of Flexiglim 2mg Tablet , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Flexiglim Tablet

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No, Flexiglim is not known to have any role in the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Also, there is no clinical evidence available regarding the same.
Q. Is it safe to take Flexiglim and Sitagliptin together?
Yes, Sitagliptin and Flexiglim can be taken together as it can help in better control of blood sugar levels. However, the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) can increase. Consult your doctor as a dose adjustment of the two may be needed.
Flexiglim 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. How is Flexiglim different from teneligliptin?
Both Flexiglim 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. Flexiglim 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.
Yes, Flexiglim 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.
No, pancreatitis has not been reported with Flexiglim. Some common side effects associated with the use of Flexiglim includes hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), nausea, headache, and dizziness.
No, Flexiglim 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. Is it safe to take Flexiglim with pioglitazone?
Yes, it is safe to take Flexiglim with Pioglitazone in patients with diabetes mellitus. Together they can control your blood sugar levels, lower plasma lipid levels and improve blood pressure. However, the risk of very low blood sugar levels can increase and the dose of these medicines may need to be adjusted.
Use of Flexiglim should be avoided if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
No, hair loss is not seen with the use of Flexiglim. However, diabetes itself can lead to hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you have excessive hair loss as it could be due to some other underlying condition or it could be a sign of your diabetes getting worsened.
Q. Is it safe to take Flexiglim with vildagliptin?
Yes, Flexiglim and Vildagliptin can be taken together, as they can help in better control of blood sugar levels. However, the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) can increase. Consult your doctor as a dose adjustment of the two may be needed.
Q. How is Flexiglim different from metformin?
Both metformin and Flexiglim 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 Flexiglim causes very low blood sugar levels and weight gain.
Q. How beneficial is it to take metformin with Flexiglim ?
Both metformin and Flexiglim are anti-diabetic drugs and when used together, they can control blood sugar levels in a much better way compared to either drug taken alone. However, Flexiglim can cause very low blood glucose levels, so a regular monitoring of blood glucose is very important.
Flexiglim is not advised to be used for the management of gestational diabetes. Use of Insulin is advised during pregnancy to control the blood glucose levels.
Yes, Flexiglim 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.
Flexiglim, when used with insulin, can help to control high blood sugar levels. Taking them together can help to lower the dose of insulin but there could also be an increased risk of hypoglycemia. Dose of these medicines may need to be adjusted along with regular blood sugar level monitoring.
Q. Is it safe to take Flexiglim with liraglutide?
Yes, Flexiglim and liraglutide can be taken together, as they can help in better control of blood sugar levels. However, the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) can increase. Consult your doctor as a dose adjustment of the two may be needed.
No, Flexiglim is not a Thiazolidinedione, it is a sulfonylurea. However, both are antidiabetic medicines but belong to a different group of medicines.

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Taking Flexiglim with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Flexiglim with Trimethoprim
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Flexiglim with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Flexiglim with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Flexiglim with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Flexiglim with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Flexiglim with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject, D Cort
Flexiglim with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Flexiglim with Bezafibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bezafibrate: Beza
Flexiglim with Disopyramide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Flexiglim with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Denon, Triket
Flexiglim with Leflunomide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefumide, Cleft, Lefno, Lefra, Arava, Lefrhum, Rumalef
Flexiglim with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin, Neoctide, Varitide
Flexiglim with Labetalol
SERIOUS
Flexiglim with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Flexiglim with Bisoprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar, Bisveda
Flexiglim with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Flexiglim with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Flexiglim with Sotalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
Flexiglim with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin, Cavidin, Rimactane
Flexiglim with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam, Citalin, Citara, Lopram, Ciprexa, Citox
Flexiglim with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Flexiglim with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid, Regulipid
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