Medicine Overview of Gliclapack Tablet
Gliclapack 80 mg 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.
Side Effects of Gliclapack are 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 80 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Gliclapack 80 mg 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 Gliclapack Tablet
- Gliclapack 80 mg Tablet helps decrease high blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications of diabetes.
Take it shortly 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.
Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking this medicine.
Be careful while driving or operating machinery until you know how Gliclapack 80 mg Tablet affects you.
- It can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
- Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemic symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxious feeling.
- Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, or yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice).
Gliclapack Tablet related warnings
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gliclapack 80 mg 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 80 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.
Gliclapack 80 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Gliclapack 80 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gliclapack 80 mg 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 80 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gliclapack 80 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
You should skip a dose of Gliclapack 80 mg Tablet, if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.
Questions Related to Gliclapack
High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on firstname.lastname@example.org do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
I have type 2 diabetes since 2 years. Since 6 months, my sugar level remains between 130-150. I take doctor prescribed Gluconorm tablet twice a day. Is it enough?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
I think you should follow diabatic diet chart which will help you to your sugar level in normal limit with tab. gluconorm
Two months back detected type 2 diabetes undergoing treatment of istamet 50/ 500 twice a day before detecting i was fit and fine but now when undergoing treatment i feel drowsy no freshness feel more week why so
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
It may be psychological effect of diabetes you have. You no need to worry about.Take medicine regularly and try to keep sugar level in normal limits. Do exercise regularly.
I am surfing from type 2 diabetes age 39 taking glychek m 1/2 tab after meals now I am also suffering from loud sound gas problem what I do get rid of this
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Avoid Gas forming foods e.g. beans, cabbage, onions, broccoli, sprouts, cauliflower, cucumbers, apples, raisins, bananas. Avoid Carbonated drinks, Cheese. Packed foods e.g. salad dressings, cereals , breads Use Spices e.g Cumins, Ajwain, Hing, Turmeric.
I have type 2 diabetes. Pls suggest any medicine. Is diabetic curable/ controlable with homeopathy. my blood sugar is 121(fast) and 220(pp).
Dr. Saurav Arora
Dear Sir along with you regular medicines for diabetes you may take SYZ 1x tab (WSI), one tab twice daily for a month.
Is BGR34 is effective in type 2 diabetes? Kindly advice the quantity and time to use it.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
yes , it is effective. Dose depend upon value of sugar. should be taken before meal
Frequently asked questions about Gliclapack Tablet
Q. Is Gliclapack useful in the management for prediabetes?
Gliclapack 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. Can I skip Gliclapack for few days?
No, Gliclapack 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. Can Gliclapack be given to elderly patients?
Yes, Gliclapack 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.
Q. How is Gliclapack different from teneligliptin?
Both Gliclapack 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. Gliclapack 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.
Q. Can I take Gliclapack if I have a sulfa allergy?
Use of Gliclapack should be avoided if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Q. How is Gliclapack different from metformin?
Both metformin and Gliclapack 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 Gliclapack causes very low blood sugar levels and weight gain.
Q. Does Gliclapack cause weight gain?
Yes, Gliclapack 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.
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