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Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 mg Tablet

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Composition for Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 mg Tablet

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MRP
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₹3.36/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Gliva Plus Tablet

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Uses of Gliva Plus Tablet

Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Gliva Plus Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Gliva Plus are Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Altered taste, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Headache, Upper respiratory tract infection.

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How to use Gliva Plus 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. Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
This medicine may cause stomach upset if taken empty stomach.

How Gliva Plus Tablet works

Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 mg Tablet is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Gliclazide and Metformin. Gliclazide is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Metformin is a biguanide which works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin.

In Depth Information on Gliva Plus Tablet

Expert advice for Gliva Plus Tablet

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine as it can control blood sugar better than metformin alone.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 mg Tablet.
  • Take it with food to lower your chance of having an upset stomach.
  • Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking this medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor about your diabetes treatment if you are due to have surgery under a general anaesthetic.
  • It can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal. 
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any deep or rapid breathing, or persistent nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain as Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 mg Tablet may cause a rare but serious condition called lactic acidosis, which is an excess of lactic acid in the blood.
  • 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).
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Gliva Plus Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Gliva Plus Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking metformin with alcohol can cause lactic acidosis and you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, sleepiness, stomach upset, or other unusual symptoms.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 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
Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 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.
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 mg Tablet 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
Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Gliva Plus 40 mg/400 mg Tablet 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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