Glucosafe 2.5mg Tablet

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Glucosafe 2.5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Glucosafe Tablet


Uses of Glucosafe Tablet

Glucosafe 2.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Side effects of Glucosafe Tablet


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. It is better to take Glucosafe 2.5mg Tablet with food.

How Glucosafe Tablet works

Glucosafe 2.5mg 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 Glucosafe Tablet

Expert advice for Glucosafe Tablet

  • Glucosafe helps to control blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications.
  • Take Glucosafe 30 minutes before meal, preferably your first large meal of the day.
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) is a common side-effect; learn how to identify and manage its symptoms (sweating, rapid heartbeat, weakness, blurry vision, headache) and teach your family as well.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Glucosafe.
  • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver diseases.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Glucosafe.
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Special precautions for Glucosafe 2.5mg Tablet
Glucosafe 2.5mg 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.
Glucosafe 2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Monitor the breastfed baby’s blood sugar during treatment with Glucosafe 2.5mg Tablet
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is
low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Glucosafe 2.5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients
with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Glucosafe 2.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glucosafe 2.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Glucosafe 2.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. They can experience very low blood sugar levels while taking this medicine.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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

Frequently asked questions for Glucosafe 2.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Glibenclamide

Yes. Daonil/ Euglucon are the trade names for the active substance (generic) Glucosafe/ glyburide; thus, they all are same
Q. Is glibenclamide same as glipizide?
No. Glibenclamide and glipizide are different medicines; however, they belong to same family of drugs called sulfonylureas
Glucosafe should be avoided in elderly patients because they are at high risk of getting low blood sugar (hypoglycemic event)
Glucosafe.Daonil/ Euglucon is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes
Yes Daonil/ Glucosafe are known to cause weight gain but not weight loss. Always consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.

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