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Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER

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Product introduction

Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER is a combination of two medicines used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps control the high blood sugar levels seen in diabetes. This reduces the chances of serious complications of diabetes and also helps prevent heart disease.

Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER may be taken with food. Take it at the same time every day, this will help you remember to take it. The dose will be decided by your doctor. Don’t stop taking it without asking your doctor. If you do, your blood sugar levels may increase and put you at risk of serious complications like kidney damage and blindness. This medicine is only part of a treatment program that should include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor.

The most common side effects of this medicine include sore throat, nasal congestion, runny nose, headache, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Drinking plenty of fluids while using it will help prevent dehydration. Some people may develop fungal infections in the genital area. Maintaining good hygiene can help prevent this.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any kidney or liver problems or a urinary tract infection or if you are on water pills (diuretics). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking it as this may increase the risk of developing some side effects. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly while taking this medicine.

Uses of Gluxit M Tablet ER

Benefits of Gluxit M Tablet ER

In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER is a medicine that helps to control high blood glucose (sugar) levels. It helps get rid of extra glucose from your body through urine. Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level, you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems and loss of limbs. This medicine will reduce the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease if you have type 2 diabetes and already have cardiovascular disease.
Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life. You should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed because it is protecting your future health.

Side effects of Gluxit M Tablet ER

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Gluxit M

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Genital fungal infection
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Polyuria
  • Flatulence
  • Skin rash
  • Taste change
  • Difficulty in urination
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
  • Tremors
  • Dizziness
  • Back pain
  • Increased hematocrit
  • Decreased creatinine clearance
  • Dyslipidemia

How to use Gluxit M Tablet ER

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. Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER is to be taken with food.

How Gluxit M Tablet ER works

Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Dapagliflozin and Metformin. Dapagliflozin works by removing excess sugar (glucose) from your body through urine. Metformin works by lowering sugar production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin. Together, they provide better control of blood sugar.

Safety advice

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER.
Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Gluxit M Tablet ER?

If you miss a dose of Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • You have been prescribed this combination medicine as it can control blood sugar better than metformin alone.
  • It also reduces the risk of heart attack, heart failure or other cardiovascular events.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) along with Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER.
  • Take it with food to lower your chance of having an upset stomach.
  • Gluxit M 5 Forte Tablet ER can cause urinary tract infection. Make sure to drink plenty of fluids and practice good genital hygiene.
  • It may cause your body to lose too much fluid (dehydration) or you to urinate more often. Drink plenty of water and stay hydrated.
  • It can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
  • Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemia symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxious feeling.

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Diabetes mellitus type 2 ,thirst
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
A person can control his or her sugar levels by doing regular exercise and walk or regular aerobic exercises at least 30 to 45 minutes per day.MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY THAT IS TO MAINTAIN CALORIES INTAKE AS PER BMI .TAKE HELP OF DIABETIC EDUCATOR. VISIT YOUR DOCTOR AND FOLLOW ALL WHAT DOCTOR SUGGESTED.IN TIME ALL ROUTINE INVESTIGATIONS SHOULD BE should not treat it as disease but a start of a healthy life.Uncontrolled sugar levels for long time leads to lower limb weakness which is neuropathy and which is followed by foot ulcers and other complications like kidney or heart problems .online prescription is not allowed without seeing contact doctor nearby for any change or dose adjustment or visit my clinic at gurgaon sector 52 RdCity snergy multi speciality clinic near SRS MARKET
Diabetes mellitus type 2 required only ayurvedic medicine
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