GLUNIL 5MG TABLET

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Medo Pharma

Composition for GLUNIL 5MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Kidney
40
₹4.0/tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of GLUNIL TABLET

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Uses of GLUNIL TABLET

Glunil 5mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of GLUNIL TABLET

Common

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

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How to use GLUNIL 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 Glunil 5mg tablet with food.

How GLUNIL TABLET works

Glunil 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 GLUNIL TABLET

Expert advice for GLUNIL TABLET

  • Glibenclamide should be taken with food.
  • You may get symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) with Glibenclamide. 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for GLUNIL 5MG TABLET
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Glunil 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.
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Lactation
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
DECMAX 4MG TABLET, CYBLEX 30MG TABLET XR, DECAMYCIN 4MG INJECTION, PERICORT 4MG 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for GLUNIL 5MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Glibenclamide

Q. Is glibenclamide/Daonil/Euglucon same as glyburide?
Yes. Daonil/ Euglucon are the trade names for the active substance (generic) glibenclamide/ 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
Q. Why is glibenclamide avoided in the elderly?
Glibenclamide should be avoided in elderly patients because they are at high risk of getting low blood sugar (hypoglycemic event)
Q. What is glibenclamide/Daonil/ Euglucon used for?
Glibenclamide/Daonil/ Euglucon is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes
Q. Does Daonil/ glibenclamide cause weight gain/ weight loss?
Yes Daonil/ glibenclamide are known to cause weight gain but not weight loss. Always consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.
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