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Gluconil 5mg Tablet

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Acron Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Gluconil 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Gluconil 5mg Tablet

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MRP
9.56
₹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. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
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Gluconil Tablet side effects

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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. Gluconil 5mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Gluconil Tablet works

Gluconil 5mg 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 Gluconil Tablet

Expert advice for Gluconil Tablet

  • Helps decrease high blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications of diabetes. 
  • Take just before or with the first main meal of the day (usually breakfast). Avoid skipping meals.
  • Exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) alongside.
  • 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.
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Gluconil Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Gluconil Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
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.
Lactation
Gluconil 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Monitoring of the breastfed infant's blood glucose is advisable during maternal therapy with Gluconil 5mg Tablet
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Gluconil 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gluconil 5mg 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
Gluconil 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gluconil 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Gluconil Tablet?uses

You should skip a dose of Gluconil 5mg Tablet , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Gluconil Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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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Taking Gluconil with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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