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 should be taken with food.
- You may get symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) with Glucosafe. 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.
Special precautions for Glucosafe 2.5mg Tablet
Glucosafe 2.5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
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 should be used with caution during la+more
ctation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body....
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is+more
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.+more
Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Glucosafe 2.5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
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
You should skip a dose of Glibenclamide , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.
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.
Substitutes for Glucosafe Tablet
Semi-Euglucon 2.5mg Tablet
Abbott India Ltd
Semi Daonil 2.5mg Tablet
Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Afdiex 2.5mg Tablet
Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Semi Codica 2.5mg Tablet
Swiss Pharma Pvt Ltd
Glybovin 2.5mg Tablet
Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd