GLUCONIL 5MG TABLET

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Acron Pharmaceuticals

Composition for GLUCONIL 5MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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₹0.96/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of GLUCONIL TABLET

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Uses of GLUCONIL TABLET

Gluconil 5mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of GLUCONIL TABLET

Common

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

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How to use GLUCONIL 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. It is better to take Gluconil 5mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How GLUCONIL TABLET works

Gluconil 5mg tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

In Depth Information on GLUCONIL TABLET

Expert advice for GLUCONIL TABLET

  • Glipizide should be taken with food.
  • You may get symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) with Glipizide. Symptoms are dizziness, nausea, tremor, sweating or confusion.
  • The risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) may increase if you miss or delay the meal, consume alcohol or use antidiabetic medication like insulin.
  • In most cases, the symptoms will quickly vanish if you take some kind of sugar (sugar candy/cubes).
  • It should be avoided or used with caution if you are also taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs), alcohol, β-blockers and ACE inhibitors.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not change the dose without consulting your doctor.
Warnings
Special precautions for GLUCONIL 5MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol may reduce blood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gluconil 5mg 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
CAUTION
Gluconil 5mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
DECMAX 4MG TABLET, DECAMYCIN 4MG INJECTION, PERICORT 4MG TABLET, DEFCORT 6MG ORAL SUSPENSION

Missed Dosageuses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for GLUCONIL 5MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Glipizide

Q. Can you take glipizide with sulfa allergy?
You can take glipizide if you are not allergic to glipizide or drugs from the same class i.e. sulphonylureas, sulphonamides or to any ingredients of the glipizide table. Glipizide is not contraindicated in patient with sulfa allergy
Q. Can you take glipizide with or without metformin?
You can take glipizide with or without metformin. However, always follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Can I take glipizide with insulin?
Yes. However, always follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Can I take glipizide with levothyroxine?
When levothyroxine is taken with glipizide, it may compromise the blood sugar controlling effect of glipizide. However, levothyroxine and glipizide can be taken together at a dose and schedule advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take glipizide with paracetamol (Tylenol)?
Glipizide and paracetamol have no known adverse drug interactions and can be taken together. However, always follow doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Can I take glipizide with ibuprofen?
Concomitant administration of glipizide with ibuprofen may cause excessive lowering of the blood sugar level (hypoglycemia).Ibuprofen can be taken with glipizide if indicated provided that you follow the advice of the doctor regarding the dose and schedule of use of drugs.
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