Glucoact 40mg Tablet

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Composition for Glucoact 40mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Glucoact Tablet

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Uses of Glucoact Tablet

Glucoact 40mg 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.
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Side effects of Glucoact Tablet

Common

Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness.

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How to use Glucoact 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. Glucoact 40mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Glucoact Tablet works

Glucoact 40mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication (sulphonylurea). It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

In Depth Information on Glucoact Tablet

Expert advice for Glucoact Tablet

  • Glucoact helps to control blood sugar level and avoid long-term complications.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) along with Glucoact.
  • Take Glucoact 30 minutes before meal, preferably your first large meal of the day.
  • Learn how to identify and manage symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) such as sweating, rapid heartbeat, weakness, blurry vision, and headache, and teach your family as well.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Glucoact.
  • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver diseases.
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Glucoact Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Glucoact Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Glucoact 40mg 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.
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Lactation
Glucoact 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Glucoact 40mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Glucoact 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glucoact 40mg 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
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Liver
Glucoact 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glucoact 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

You should skip a dose of Gliclazide , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Glucoact Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Gliclazide

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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