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GLIZID 40MG TABLET

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Composition FOR GLIZID

Gliclazide(40 mg)

food interaction for GLIZID

alcohol interaction for GLIZID

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medicine interaction for GLIZID

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Glizid 40mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Glizid 40mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR GLIZID

Gliclazide(40 mg)

Uses

Glizid 40mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

How it works

Glizid 40mg tablet increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

Common side effects

Fall in blood sugar level, Weight gain

COMMON DOSAGE FOR GLIZID 40MG TABLET

Patients taking GLIZID 40MG TABLET

  • 45%
    Once A Day
  • 45%
    Twice A Day
  • 4%
    Twice A Week
  • 4%
    Thrice A Day
  • 2%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR GLIZID

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  • RECLIDE 40 TABLET
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    Rs. 3.83/tablet
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    Rs. 38.25
    pay 2% more per tablet
  • GLYCHEK 40 MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Indoco Remedies Ltd
    Rs. 3.58/tablet
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    Rs. 35.85
    save 4% more per tablet
  • GLIX 40MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Indi Pharma
    Rs. 2.70/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 26.97
    save 28% more per tablet
  • SEMI GLYCIGON 40MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
    Rs. 3.25/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 32.50
    save 13% more per tablet
  • DIABEND 40MG TABLET
    (10 tablets in strip)
    Bal Pharma Ltd
    Rs. 2.53/tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 25.30
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Expert advice FOR GLIZID

  • Type 2 diabetes can be controlled with a proper diet alone or a diet along with exercise. A planned diet and exercising are always important when you have diabetes, even when you are taking antidiabetic medicines.
  • Low blood sugar is life-threatening. Low blood sugar may develop due to:
    • Delay or missing scheduled meals or snacks. 
    • Exercising more than usual. 
    • Drinking a significant amount of alcohol.
    • Using too much insulin. 
    • Sickness (vomiting or diarrhea).
  • Symptoms of low blood sugar (alarming signs) are fast heartbeat, sweating, cool and pale skin, feeling shaky, confusion or irritability, headache, nausea, and nightmares. Make sure that you have access to quick-acting sugar sources that treat low blood sugar. Consuming some form of quick-acting sugars immediately after the appearance of the symptoms will prevent the low blood sugar levels from worsening.
  • Consuming alcohol may increase the chance of severe low blood sugar.
  • Gliclazide does not help patients who have type 1 diabetes.

Frequently asked questions FOR GLIZID

Gliclazide

Q. Is gliclazide same or, better than metformin?
Gliclazide and metformin belong to different class of drugs and act but separate mechanism. No significant difference between gliclazide and metformin was reported in clinical studies as regards their ability to reduce blood sugar

Q. Is gliclazide the same as glipizide?
No,gliclazide and glipizide belong to a class of drugs known as sulphonylureas

Q. Is gliclazide a statin or, steroid?
No,gliclazide belongs to sulfonylurea category of antidiabetic drug class

Q. What is Glizid M?
Glizid M is a combination product that contains gliclazide and metformin. Both drugs are used to lower blood glucose levels in adult with type 2 diabetes mellitus that is not controlled by diet and exercise alone.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)