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Glucosafe 2.5 mg Tablet

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Composition for Glucosafe 2.5 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Glucosafe 2.5 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Glucosafe Tablet

Uses of Glucosafe Tablet

Glucosafe 2.5 mg 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.

Glucosafe Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Glucosafe are Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness.

How to use Glucosafe 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. Glucosafe 2.5 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Glucosafe Tablet works

Glucosafe 2.5 mg 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 Glucosafe Tablet

Expert advice for Glucosafe Tablet

  • Glucosafe 2.5 mg Tablet helps decrease high blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications of diabetes. 
  • Take it shortly 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.
  • Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking this medicine. 
  • Be careful while driving or operating machinery until you know how Glucosafe 2.5 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 anxious feeling.
  • 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).
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Glucosafe Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Glucosafe Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Glucosafe 2.5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Glucosafe 2.5 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.
Monitor the breastfed baby’s blood sugar during treatment with Glucosafe 2.5 mg Tablet
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
UNSAFE
Glucosafe 2.5 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Glucosafe 2.5 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glucosafe 2.5 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Glucosafe 2.5 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. They can experience very low blood sugar levels while taking this medicine.

What if you miss a dose of Glucosafe Tablet?uses

You should skip a dose of Glucosafe 2.5 mg Tablet, if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Glucosafe
High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
I have type 2 diabetes since 2 years. Since 6 months, my sugar level remains between 130-150. I take doctor prescribed Gluconorm tablet twice a day. Is it enough?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
I think you should follow diabatic diet chart which will help you to your sugar level in normal limit with tab. gluconorm
Two months back detected type 2 diabetes undergoing treatment of istamet 50/ 500 twice a day before detecting i was fit and fine but now when undergoing treatment i feel drowsy no freshness feel more week why so
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
It may be psychological effect of diabetes you have. You no need to worry about.Take medicine regularly and try to keep sugar level in normal limits. Do exercise regularly.
I am surfing from type 2 diabetes age 39 taking glychek m 1/2 tab after meals now I am also suffering from loud sound gas problem what I do get rid of this
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Avoid Gas forming foods e.g. beans, cabbage, onions, broccoli, sprouts, cauliflower, cucumbers, apples, raisins, bananas. Avoid Carbonated drinks, Cheese. Packed foods e.g. salad dressings, cereals , breads Use Spices e.g Cumins, Ajwain, Hing, Turmeric.
I have type 2 diabetes. Pls suggest any medicine. Is diabetic curable/ controlable with homeopathy. my blood sugar is 121(fast) and 220(pp).
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear Sir along with you regular medicines for diabetes you may take SYZ 1x tab (WSI), one tab twice daily for a month.
Is BGR34 is effective in type 2 diabetes? Kindly advice the quantity and time to use it.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
yes , it is effective. Dose depend upon value of sugar. should be taken before meal

Frequently asked questions about Glucosafe Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Glibenclamide

Q. Is glibenclamide same as glipizide?
No. Glibenclamide and glipizide are different medicines; however, they belong to same family of drugs called sulfonylureas
Q. Does Glucosafe play any role in the treatment of Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)?
No, Glucosafe is not known to have any role in the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Also, there is no clinical evidence available regarding the same.
Q. Why Glucosafe should be cautiously used in elderly patients?
Glucosafe should be used with extra caution in elderly patients because they are at high risk of getting low blood sugar (hypoglycemic event)
Q. Is Glucosafe useful in the management for prediabetes?
The Glucosafe is not used for the management of prediabetes, a condition with blood glucose levels higher than normal but not high enough to label you as diabetic. There are clinical studies available, but the evidence is not strong enough for its use in prediabetes.
Q. How is Glucosafe different from teneligliptin?
Both Glucosafe and teneligliptin are antidiabetic drugs and control blood sugar levels effectively. However, they work in different ways and have a different mechanism of action and side effects. Glimepiride commonly causes hypoglycemia and weight gain while teneligliptin causes headache and nasopharyngitis. Teneligliptin causes hypoglycemia when used along with insulins or sulfonylureas and does not cause weight gain.
Q. Can I skip Glucosafe for few days?
No, Glucosafe should not be skipped, as it can make your diabetes worse. If you miss the dose by mistake, take it as soon as you remember.
Q. Can I take Glucosafe if I have a sulfa allergy?
Use of Glucosafe should be avoided if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Q. Does Glucosafe cause weight gain?
Yes, Glucosafe can cause weight gain. It is advisable to closely monitor your diet and do regular exercise while taking this medicine. Avoid skipping your meal as it can cause very low blood sugar levels and you may end up snacking or taking a lot of sugars.
Q. Is there any benefit of taking Glucosafe with insulin?
Glucosafe, when used with insulin, can help to control high blood sugar levels. Taking them together can help to lower the dose of insulin but there could also be an increased risk of hypoglycemia. Dose of these medicines may need to be adjusted along with regular blood sugar level monitoring
Q. Is it safe to take Glucosafe with liraglutide?
Yes, Glucosafe and liraglutide can be taken together, as they can help in better control of blood sugar levels. However, the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) can increase. Consult your doctor as a dose adjustment of the two may be needed.
Q. Is Glucosafe a Thiazolidinedione?
No, Glucosafe is not a Thiazolidinedione, it is a sulfonylurea. However, both are antidiabetic medicines but belong to a different group of medicines.
Q. Is Glucosafe useful in the management of gestational diabetes?
Glucosafe is not advised to be used for the management of gestational diabetes. Use of Insulin is advised during pregnancy to control the blood glucose levels
Q. Does Glucosafe cause hair loss?
No, hair loss is not seen with the use of Glucosafe. However, diabetes itself can lead to hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you have excessive hair loss as it could be due to some other underlying condition or it could be a sign of your diabetes getting worsened.
Q. Is it safe to take Glucosafe with pioglitazone?
Yes, it is safe to take Glucosafe with Pioglitazone in patients with diabetes mellitus. Together they can control your blood sugar levels, lower plasma lipid levels and improve blood pressure. However, the risk of very low blood sugar levels can increase and the dose of these medicines may need to be adjusted.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Glucosafe with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Glucosafe with Trimethoprim
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Glucosafe with Bosentan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Bosentan: Lupibose, Bozetan, Bosentas, Pulvance
Glucosafe with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Ketozoe, Ketazol, Tako, Hitoral, Furid, Ketocron, Fungidor, Fungimin, Tocozole, Hyporal
Glucosafe with Esmolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Esmolol: Neotach, Esmocard
Glucosafe with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Celexa, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola
Glucosafe with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Losterol, Oxipace, Lopid, Regulipid
Glucosafe with Bisoprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Bisprol, Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar, Bisveda
Glucosafe with Collagen Peptide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Collagen Peptide: Nudiglue-C
Glucosafe with Vilazodone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vilazodone: Vilano, Vilamid, Vilazine, Valz, Zovane, Vilaxel, Neuvilaz
Glucosafe with Carvedilol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carvedilol: Cardichem, Carvdol, Carvigal, Carvenol, Vasicard, Carvadil, Cardivas, Carzec, Carvedil, Carvipress
Glucosafe with Glucosamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glucosamine: Carizen, Gluconol, HGM, Glucomove, Cartimax, Joinix, Fleximax, Kondro, Reostin, Viartril
Glucosafe with Leflunomide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefsum, Lefunid, Lefumide, Cleft, Lefno, Lefra, Arava, Lefrhum, Rumalef
Glucosafe with Hydrochlorothiazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Hyros, Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride
Glucosafe with Sertraline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sertraline: Zosert, Sernit, Taline, Biosert, Pifser, Yline, Mares, Serwal, Setalin, Setrakon
Glucosafe with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Glucosafe with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Glucosafe with Betaxolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betaxolol: Glucoptic
Glucosafe with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin, Cloneon, Catapres
Glucosafe with Betamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betamethasone: Catrisol, Betaforte, Betacon, Betalide, Becort, Betastamine, Ascort, Betachlor, Betan, Betapar
Glucosafe with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pancreatin: Digeplex T, Enzabil, Enzelo, Aflate N, Panstal N, Panzynorm-HS, Farizyme, Lapin, Panzynorm N, Neutrizyme
Glucosafe with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Glucosafe with Propranolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Propranolol: Psycool, Proparise, Poplol, Capinol LA, Ranol, Reylol, Betapill, Zopilar, Bptab, Betasav
Glucosafe with Loteprednol etabonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Loteprednol etabonate: Lotesol, Lotechek, Lotepred, Prednol LS, Lotenase, Loptica
Glucosafe with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Glucosafe with Hydrocortisone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrocortisone: Stacort, Maxicort, Geocort, Cortimet, Cortis H, Hyss, Raghucort, Cortilup, Primacort, Hydrocort
Glucosafe with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom
Glucosafe with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor
Glucosafe with Labetalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Labetalol: Hyptol, Evabet, Labetamac, Pregnasafe, Tiplab, Labecor, Alpha Dip, Talobet, Gynapres L
Glucosafe with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Glucosafe with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot, Proxzen
Glucosafe with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Glucosafe with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Glucosafe with Lactase
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lactase: Cry NO
Glucosafe with Prednisolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Prednisolone: Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred, GB Pred AC, Thiopred, Predar, Preden, Nephcorte, Sterid, Pensone
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