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Gliclan 80mg Tablet

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Composition for Gliclan 80mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Gliclan 80mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Gliclan Tablet

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Uses of Gliclan Tablet

Gliclan 80mg 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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Gliclan Tablet side effects

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

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How to use Gliclan 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. Gliclan 80mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Gliclan Tablet works

Gliclan 80mg 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 Gliclan Tablet

Expert advice for Gliclan 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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Gliclan Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Gliclan Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gliclan 80mg 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
Gliclan 80mg 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
SAFE
Gliclan 80mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Gliclan 80mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gliclan 80mg Tablet 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
Gliclan 80mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gliclan 80mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gliclan Tablet?uses

You should skip a dose of Gliclan 80mg Tablet , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Gliclan Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Gliclazide

Q. Is gliclazide the same as glipizide?
No,gliclazide and glipizide belong to a class of drugs known as sulphonylureas
Q. Is gliclazide a statin or, steroid?
No,gliclazide belongs to sulfonylurea category of antidiabetic drug class
Q. What is Glizid M?
Glizid M is a combination product that contains gliclazide and metformin. Both drugs are used to lower blood glucose levels in adult with type 2 diabetes mellitus that is not controlled by diet and exercise alone.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Gliclan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Gliclan with Trimethoprim
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Gliclan with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate Cfc Free
Gliclan with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Gliclan with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Gliclan with Leflunomide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefumide, Cleft, Lefno, Lefra, Arava, Rumalef, Lefron
Gliclan with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Gliclan with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Gliclan with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Freek, Triket
Gliclan with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Gliclan with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Gliclan with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Gliclan with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject, D Cort, Retilone, Cortim
Gliclan with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid, Regulipid
Gliclan with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Gliclan with Bisoprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar, Bisveda, Bis OD, Corbis
Gliclan with Labetalol
SERIOUS
Gliclan with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Gliclan with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin
Gliclan with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Gliclan with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin, Neoctide, Varitide, Okeron
Gliclan with Sotalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
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