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Glitaris M 30 Tablet SR


Overview

Introduction

Glitaris M 30 Tablet SR is a combination medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. This medicine is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps in proper utilisation of insulin, thereby lowering the blood sugar level.

Glitaris M 30 Tablet SR is a combination medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. This medicine is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps in proper utilisation of insulin, thereby lowering the blood sugar level.

Uses of Glitaris M Tablet SR

Glitaris M Tablet SR side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Taste change
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Weight gain
  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Bone fracture
  • Blurred vision

How to use Glitaris M Tablet SR

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. Glitaris M 30 Tablet SR is to be taken with food.
Glitaris M 30 Tablet SR may cause stomach upset if taken on empty stomach.

How Glitaris M Tablet SR works

Glitaris M 30 Tablet SR is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Pioglitazone and metformin. Pioglitazone is a thiazolidinedione which works by increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin. Metformin is a biguanide which decreases the production and absorption of sugar in your body and allows better use of existing insulin. Together, they provide better control of blood sugar.

Glitaris M Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Glitaris M 30 Tablet SR
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Glitaris M 30 Tablet SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Glitaris M 30 Tablet SR is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CAUTION
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Glitaris M 30 Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glitaris M 30 Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Glitaris M 30 Tablet SR is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Glitaris M 30 Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glitaris M 30 Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Glitaris M 30 Tablet SR is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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Expert Advice

  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
  • Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking this medicine.
  • 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 anxiety.
  • 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).
  • Inform your doctor if you notice weight gain, shortness of breath,  irregular heartbeat, or any abnormal swelling. 

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Glitaris M

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Hi Doctor I have Type 2 diabetes, at present i m taking istamet 50/1000 mg, kindly advise if my medicine can be stopped
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
Please consult doctor regarding this issue
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
Dietician
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 [email protected] do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
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References
  1. Pioglitazone hydrochloride and metformin hydrochloride. Deerfield, Illinois: Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc; 2011. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Mayo Clinic. Pioglitazone and Metformin. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Drugs.com. Metformin and Pioglitazone. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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