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Glucosafe 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Glucosafe 5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Glucosafe 5mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
5.11
₹0.51/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Glucosafe Tablet

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Uses of Glucosafe Tablet

Glucosafe 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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Glucosafe Tablet side effects

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

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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 5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Glucosafe Tablet works

Glucosafe 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 Glucosafe Tablet

Expert advice for Glucosafe 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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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 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.
Lactation
Glucosafe 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 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
UNSAFE
Glucosafe 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Glucosafe 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glucosafe 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Glucosafe 5mg 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 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 Glucosafe Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.

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 Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Glucosafe with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin, Cavidin, Rimactane
Glucosafe with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam, Citalin, Citara, Lopram, Ciprexa, Citox
Glucosafe with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin, Neoctide, Varitide
Glucosafe with Labetalol
SERIOUS
Glucosafe with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Glucosafe with Bezafibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bezafibrate: Beza
Glucosafe with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid, Regulipid
Glucosafe with Leflunomide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefumide, Cleft, Lefno, Lefra, Arava, Lefrhum, Rumalef
Glucosafe with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Glucosafe with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Glucosafe with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Glucosafe with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Glucosafe with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
Glucosafe with Bisoprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar, Bisveda
Glucosafe with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject
Glucosafe with Sotalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
Glucosafe with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Glucosafe with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Freek, Triket
Glucosafe with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
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