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Glybloc 50mg Tablet

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Composition for Glybloc 50mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Glybloc Tablet


Uses of Glybloc Tablet

Glybloc 50mg 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.

Glybloc Tablet side effects


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. Glybloc 50mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Glybloc Tablet works

Glybloc 50mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It inhibits the intestinal enzymes that cause breakdown of complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose. This prevents blood glucose from rising very high after meals.

In Depth Information on Glybloc Tablet

Expert advice for Glybloc Tablet

  • Glybloc is used together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoids long-term complications.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Glybloc.
  • Glybloc lowers your post-meal blood sugar levels, and therefore should be taken just before meals.
  • Side effects such as stomach pain, gas, and diarrhoea may occur during the first few weeks of treatment but should get better with time.
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Glybloc Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Glybloc Tablet
Taking miglitol with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Glybloc 50mg 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.
Glybloc 50mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. 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.

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
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
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Peptiran 75mg/5ml Syrup, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Miglitol, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Glybloc Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.

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