Glibamide 5mg Tablet

Lupin Ltd

Composition for Glibamide 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Glibamide Tablet


Uses of Glibamide Tablet

Glibamide 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Side effects of Glibamide Tablet


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


How to use Glibamide 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 Glibamide 5mg Tablet with food.

How Glibamide Tablet works

Glibamide 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 Glibamide Tablet

Expert advice for Glibamide Tablet

  • Glibamide helps to control blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications.
  • Take Glibamide 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 Glibamide.
  • 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 Glibamide.
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Special precautions for Glibamide 5mg Tablet
Glibamide 5mg 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.
Glibamide 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.

Monitor the breastfed baby’s blood sugar during treatment with Glibamide 5mg Tablet
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is
low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Glibamide 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients w
ith kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Glibamide 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glibamide 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Glibamide 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. They can experience very low blood sugar levels while taking this medicine.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

You should skip a dose of Glibenclamide , 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 Glibamide 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Glibenclamide

Yes. Daonil/ Euglucon are the trade names for the active substance (generic) Glibamide/ glyburide; thus, they all are same
Q. Is glibenclamide same as glipizide?
No. Glibenclamide and glipizide are different medicines; however, they belong to same family of drugs called sulfonylureas
Glibamide should be avoided in elderly patients because they are at high risk of getting low blood sugar (hypoglycemic event)
Glibamide.Daonil/ Euglucon is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes
Yes Daonil/ Glibamide are known to cause weight gain but not weight loss. Always consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.

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