Medicine Overview of Glybloc Tablet
Uses of Glybloc Tablet
Glybloc 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Side effects of Glybloc Tablet
Skin rash, Flatulence, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.
How to use Glybloc 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 Glybloc 50mg Tablet with food.
How Glybloc Tablet works
Glybloc 50mg tablet is active in the small intestine, where it inhibits enzymes which are responsible for the breakdown of complex sugar into simple sugars such as glucose. Which thereby slows the digestion of sugar in the intestines and primarily lowers the post-meal rise in blood sugar levels.
In Depth Information on Glybloc Tablet
Expert advice for Glybloc Tablet
- It is very common to have flatulence, abdominal pain, diarrhoea as a side effect. To prevent this it should be taken just before each meal.
- It may cause low blood sugar level (hypoglycemia) if used with sulfonylureas.
- You should avoid using bile acid resins and antacids with Glybloc.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with chronic intestinal disorders, hernias, intestinal obstruction and intestinal ulcers.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver disease. Dose of your medicine may need to be adjusted.
Special precautions for Glybloc 50mg Tablet
Taking miglitol with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Glybloc 50mg 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.
Glybloc 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation+more
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Glybloc 50mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Glybloc 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glybloc 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Glybloc 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Glybloc 50mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Glybloc 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with+more
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Glybloc 50mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Pericort 4mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Miglitol, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Glybloc 50mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Miglitol
Yes, Glybloc is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Glybloc belongs to the class of anti-diabetic drugs called alpha-glucosidase inhibitor. It blocks an enzyme known as ?-glucoside hydrolase and thus delays glucose absorption from intestine, thereby reducing the excessive rise in blood sugar level after a meal.
Substitutes for Glybloc Tablet
Misobit 50mg Tablet
Mignar 50mg Tablet
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Minerva 50mg Tablet
Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Euglitol 50mg Tablet
Glock 50mg Tablet
Unichem Laboratories Ltd