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Getrol Forte 5 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Aretaeus Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Getrol Forte 5 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Getrol Forte 5 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
26.5
₹2.65/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Getrol Forte Tablet

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Uses of Getrol Forte Tablet

Getrol Forte 5 mg/500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Getrol Forte Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Getrol Forte 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. Getrol Forte 5 mg/500 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
This medicine may cause stomach upset if taken empty stomach.

How Getrol Forte Tablet works

Getrol Forte 5 mg/500 mg Tablet 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 Getrol Forte Tablet

Expert advice for Getrol Forte Tablet

  • Glibenclamide+Metformin is a combination medicine to lower blood sugar.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly and take a healthy diet.
  • You may experience an upset stomach with nausea and diarrhoea in the first two weeks. Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Tell your doctor if you experience rapid breathing, ongoing nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain.
  • Limit alcohol consumption when taking Glibenclamide+Metformin.
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Getrol Forte Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Getrol Forte Tablet
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.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Getrol Forte 5 mg/500 mg 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.
Lactation
Getrol Forte 5 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Getrol Forte 5 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Getrol Forte 5 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Getrol Forte 5 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Getrol Forte 5 mg/500 mg Tablet 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.

Patient Concerns

No Patient Concerns found for this medicine

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