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Glizihenz 60 mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Glizihenz Tablet

Glizihenz 60 mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps to control blood sugar levels and thus prevent the long-term complications of diabetes. Use this medicine along with a proper diet and exercise for best results. It may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) as a side effect. Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking this medicine.

Uses of Glizihenz Tablet

Glizihenz Tablet side effects

Common
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level)
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

How to use Glizihenz 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. Glizihenz 60 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Glizihenz Tablet works

is an antidiabetic medication. It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood sugar levels.

Glizihenz Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Glizihenz 60 mg Tablet. Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Glizihenz 60 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Glizihenz 60 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
SAFE
Glizihenz 60 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Glizihenz 60 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glizihenz 60 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
Glizihenz 60 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glizihenz 60 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Glizihenz Tablet?

You should skip a dose of Glizihenz 60 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

  • Take it shortly before or with the first main meal of the day (usually breakfast). Avoid skipping meals.
  • Be careful while driving or operating machinery until you know how Glizihenz 60 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 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).

Interaction with Drugs

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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Glizihenz

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Sir/madam Diabetes type--Type-2 Diabetes Im taking 1 tablet in morning after TIFFIN. Tablet--GLYCOMET-GP2 FORTE. This 1 tablet sufficient as my Diabetes checkup results.& My liver Mildly enlarged this is my problem so pls expalin only 1 Tablet wii effect on any parts of my body Pls ExplainFBS-170 PPBS-190
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
Need to examine and priscribe medicine for you.Without examine , can't priscribe any medicine in your case.so plz consult doctor near by or can visit our clinic
I have type 2 diabetes. Can I use IME-9 tablets.if yes. Tell me the dosage and when
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
yes you can usehttps://www.1mg.com/otc/ime-9-tablet-otc3286611-1 Tablet after lunch & dinner,take this medicine along with your treatment
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FAQs

Q. What is the best time to take Glizihenz?

Take Glizihenz before meals or exactly as instructed by your doctor. There are evidences stating that Glizihenz works best at controlling post meal high blood sugar levels when taken 30 minutes before breakfast. So, if you are supposed to take it once daily, take it in the morning before breakfast with a glass of water.

Q. Is Glizihenz the same as metformin?

No, Glizihenz is not the same as metformin. Although, both these oral medicines are used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, the way they work to reduce the sugar levels are different. While Glizihenz acts by increasing the secretion of insulin by the pancreas, metformin acts by improving the functioning and effectiveness of the insulin already available in the body.

Q. Can you take metformin and Glizihenz at the same time?

Yes, Glizihenz and metformin can be taken at the same time but only if prescribed by the doctor. Your doctor may have prescribed taking the two together to control your uncontrolled sugar levels. However, taking the two together may cause low blood sugar which may also occur if you delay or miss a meal, exercise more than usual or take it with insulin. Follow the instructions given by your doctor strictly to avoid such complications.

Q. Is Glizihenz bad for kidneys?

No, Glizihenz is not harmful if your kidney function is normal. Any previous case of kidney problem should be informed to the doctor, so that the use of Glizihenz can be assessed. This is done in order to analyze whether Glizihenz can be given or not because it is principally excreted by the kidney. If you have kidney problems you will be started at lower dose.

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References
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