Glide 5 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Glide Tablet
Glide 5 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.
Glide Tablet side effects
Common
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level)
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
How to use Glide 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. Glide 5 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
How Glide Tablet works
Glide 5 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.
Glide Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Glide 5 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.
Lactation
Glide 5 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.
Monitoring of the breastfed infant's blood glucose is advisable during maternal therapy with Glide 5 mg Tablet
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Glide 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glide 5 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
Liver
Glide 5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glide 5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Glide Tablet?
You should skip a dose of Glide 5 mg Tablet, if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

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Expert Advice

  • Glide 5 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 Glide 5 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).

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Glide

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Dear sir I am suffering diabetes last 3 yrs.i am taking metformin 500mg & glide 80mg before meal twice a day.Now I am suffering sexual problem i.e. illness against sex. What am i do sir. Which medecine i take to resolve this problem. Some days I took silageet tablet BUT It Not WORKING. Hlep me sir.
Dr. Shyam Gupta
Sexologist
Hello PATIENT to 1mg. I don't understand you issue as ' illness against sex'. Plz clear me what exactly problem is.
Case of cvt, patient is bedridden with cranioplasty done. Unconscious,has severe bruxism throughout day with teetch grinding every now and then. Due to that her upper set of teeth has made a severe ulcer on the inside of her lower lip. What should be the treatment?
Dr. Rohan Bhatt
Dentist
For bruxism pt teeth r reduce in top side so tht thy will not glide each otherOr mouth guard optionBut pt is unconscious so mouth guard nt adviveKidnly vist to nearby dentist and ask him for home vist for pt
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FAQs

Q. Can you take glipizide with sulfa allergy?
You can take glipizide if you are not allergic to glipizide or drugs from the same class i.e. sulphonylureas, sulphonamides or to any ingredients of the glipizide table. Glipizide is not contraindicated in patient with sulfa allergy.
Q. Can you take glipizide with or without metformin?
You can take glipizide with or without metformin. However, always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.
Q. Can I take glipizide with insulin?
Glide, when used with insulin, can help to control high blood sugar levels. Taking them together can help to lower the dose of insulin but there could also be an increased risk of hypoglycemia. Dose of these medicines may need to be adjusted along with regular blood sugar level monitoring.
Q. Can I take glipizide with levothyroxine?
When levothyroxine is taken with glipizide, it may compromise the blood sugar controlling effect of glipizide. However, levothyroxine and glipizide can be taken together at a dose and schedule advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take glipizide with paracetamol (Tylenol)?
Glipizide and paracetamol have no known adverse drug interactions and can be taken together. However, always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.
Q. Can I take glipizide with ibuprofen?
Concomitant administration of glipizide with ibuprofen may cause excessive lowering of the blood sugar level (hypoglycemia). Ibuprofen can be taken with glipizide if indicated provided that you follow the advice of the doctor regarding the dose and schedule of use of drugs.
Q. Does Glide cause weight gain?
Yes, Glide 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.
Q. Is Glide a Thiazolidinedione?
No, Glide is not a Thiazolidinedione, it is a sulfonylurea. However, both are antidiabetic medicines but belong to a different group of medicines.
Q. Is Glide useful in the management of gestational diabetes?
Glide is not advised to be used for the management of gestational diabetes. Use of Insulin is advised during pregnancy to control the blood glucose levels.
Q. Can I skip Glide for few days?
No, Glide 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 22nd Feb 2018.
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