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Gliclapack 80mg Tablet

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Composition for Gliclapack 80mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Gliclapack 80mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
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₹5.5/Tablet
30 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Gliclapack Tablet

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Uses of Gliclapack Tablet

Gliclapack 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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Gliclapack Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Gliclapack Tablet works

Gliclapack 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 Gliclapack Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Gliclapack Tablet?uses

You should skip a dose of Gliclapack 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 Gliclapack Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Gliclazide

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Gliclapack with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Gliclapack with Trimethoprim
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Gliclapack with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject, D Cort, Retilone, Cortim
Gliclapack with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Gliclapack with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Gliclapack with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
Gliclapack with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Gliclapack with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Gliclapack with Loteprednol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Loteprednol: Lotepred LS, Lotesol, Lotechek, Lotepred, Prednol LS, Lotenase, Loptica
Gliclapack with Sotalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
Gliclapack with Betaxolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betaxolol: Glucoptic, BEXOL (JAWA), Iobet
Gliclapack with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Gliclapack with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Gliclapack with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Gliclapack with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin
Gliclapack with Bisoprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar, Bisveda, Bis OD
Gliclapack with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Denon, Triket
Gliclapack with Nicotinic acid / Niacin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Gliclapack with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice
Gliclapack with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Gliclapack with Labetalol
SERIOUS
Gliclapack with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin, Neoctide, Varitide
Gliclapack with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid, Regulipid
Gliclapack with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Gliclapack with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Gliclapack with Leflunomide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefumide, Cleft, Lefno, Lefra, Arava, Lefrhum, Rumalef
Gliclapack with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
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