Medicine Overview of Glunil Tablet
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. Glunil 5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Glunil Tablet works
Glunil 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 Glunil Tablet
Expert advice for Glunil Tablet
- Glunil helps to control blood sugar level and avoid long-term complications.
- You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) along with Glunil.
- Take Glunil 30 minutes before meal, preferably your first large meal of the day.
- 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 while taking Glunil.
- Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver diseases.
Glunil Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Glunil Tablet
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
Glunil 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.
Glunil 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.+more
Monitor the breastfed baby’s blood sugar during treatment with Glunil 5mg Tablet...
Monitor the breastfed baby’s blood sugar during treatment with Glunil 5mg Tablet
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is+more
low or high. If this happens, do not drive....
Glunil 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with+more
kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor....
Glunil 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glunil 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Glunil 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. They can experience very low blood sugar levels while taking this medicine....
Use of Glunil 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, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Cyblex 60mg XR Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection
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 about Glunil Tablet
Frequently asked questions about Glibenclamide
Yes. Daonil/ Euglucon are the trade names for the active substance (generic) Glunil/ 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
Glunil should be avoided in elderly patients because they are at high risk of getting low blood sugar (hypoglycemic event)
Glunil.Daonil/ Euglucon is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes
Yes Daonil/ Glunil are known to cause weight gain but not weight loss. Always consult your doctor if you experience such side effects.
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