Medicine Overview of Gliclapack Tablet
Gliclapack 30mg 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.
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness.
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. Gliclapack 30mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Gliclapack 30mg 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 Gliclapack 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.
Gliclapack Tablet related warnings
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gliclapack 30mg 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.
Gliclapack 30mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactat
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Gliclapack 30mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Gliclapack 30mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gliclapack 30mg 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
Gliclapack 30mg Tablet should be used with caution in patien
ts with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gliclapack 30mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
You should skip a dose of Gliclazide , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.
Frequently asked questions about Gliclapack Tablet
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
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.
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