Glychek 40mg Tablet

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Composition for Glychek 40mg Tablet

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₹3.58/Tablet
15 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Glychek Tablet

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Uses of Glychek Tablet

Glychek 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Glychek Tablet

Common

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

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How to use Glychek 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 Glychek 40mg Tablet with food.

How Glychek Tablet works

Glychek 40mg 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 Glychek Tablet

Expert advice for Glychek Tablet

  • Glychek should be taken with food.
  • You may get symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) with Glychek. 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Glychek 40mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Glychek 40mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Glychek 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation
. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Glychek 40mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Glychek 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glychek 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Glychek 40mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Glychek 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glychek 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Glychek 40mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Pericort 4mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

You should skip a dose of Gliclazide , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Glychek 40mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Gliclazide

Q. Is gliclazide the same as glipizide?
No,gliclazide and glipizide belong to a class of drugs known as sulphonylureas
Q. Is gliclazide a statin or, steroid?
No,gliclazide belongs to sulfonylurea category of antidiabetic drug class
Q. What is Glizid M?
Glizid M is a combination product that contains gliclazide and metformin. Both drugs are used to lower blood glucose levels in adult with type 2 diabetes mellitus that is not controlled by diet and exercise alone.

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