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Glychek OD 60mg Tablet MR

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Composition for Glychek OD 60mg Tablet MR

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Primary uses of Glychek OD 60mg Tablet MR

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Medicine Overview of Glychek Tablet MR

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Uses of Glychek Tablet MR

Glychek OD 60mg Tablet MR 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.
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Glychek Tablet MR side effects

Common

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

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How to use Glychek Tablet MR

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. Glychek OD 60mg Tablet MR is to be taken with food.

How Glychek Tablet MR works

Glychek OD 60mg Tablet MR 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 Glychek Tablet MR

Expert advice for Glychek Tablet MR

  • Helps decrease high blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications of diabetes. 
  • Take just before or with the first main meal of the day (usually breakfast). Avoid skipping meals.
  • Exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) alongside.
  • 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.
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Glychek Tablet MR related warnings
Special precautions for Glychek Tablet MR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Glychek OD 60mg Tablet MR 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.
Lactation
Glychek OD 60mg Tablet MR is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Glychek OD 60mg Tablet MR does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Glychek OD 60mg Tablet MR should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glychek OD 60mg Tablet MR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels with this medicine, which may take a long time to come back to normal
Liver
Glychek OD 60mg Tablet MR should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glychek OD 60mg Tablet MR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Glychek Tablet MR?uses

You should skip a dose of Glychek OD 60mg Tablet MR , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Glychek Tablet MR

Frequently asked questions about Gliclazide

Q. Is Glychek useful in the management for prediabetes?
Glychek is not used for the management of Prediabetes, a condition with blood glucose levels higher than normal but not high enough to label you as diabetic. There are clinical studies available, but the evidence is not strong enough for its use in prediabetes.
Q. Can I skip Glychek for few days?
No, Glychek should not be skipped, as it can make your diabetes worse. If, you miss the dose by mistake, take it as soon as you remember.
Q. Can Glychek be given to elderly patients?
Yes, Glychek can be given to elderly patients. However they are more prone to the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia), so, a regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is important. Patients should be cautious of the symptoms of hypoglycemia and always keep a quick source of sugar with them like a candy or a fruit juice.
Q. How is Glychek different from teneligliptin?
Both Glychek and are teneligliptin are antidiabetic drugs and control blood sugar levels effectively. However, they work in different ways and have a different mechanism of action and side effects. Glychek commonly causes hypoglycemia and weight gain while teneligliptin causes headache and nasopharyngitis. Teneligliptin causes hypoglycemia when used along with insulins or sulfonylureas and does not cause weight gain.
Q. Can I take Glychek if I have a sulfa allergy?
Use of Glychek should be avoided if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Q. How is Glychek different from metformin?
Both metformin and Glychek are antidiabetic drugs and control blood sugar levels effectively. However, they work in different ways and have a different side effect profile. Metformin causes more of stomach upset, like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and bloating while Glychek causes very low blood sugar levels and weight gain.
Q. Does Glychek cause weight gain?
Yes, Glychek can cause weight gain. It is advisable to closely monitor your diet and do regular exercise while taking this medicine. Avoid skipping your meal as it can cause very low blood sugar levels and you may end up snacking or taking a lot of sugars.

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Taking Glychek with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Glychek with Trimethoprim
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Glychek with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin, Neoctide, Varitide
Glychek with Loteprednol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Loteprednol: Lotepred LS, Lotesol, Lotechek, Lotepred, Prednol LS, Lotenase, Loptica
Glychek with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Glychek with Sotalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
Glychek with Leflunomide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefumide, Cleft, Lefno, Lefra, Arava, Lefrhum, Rumalef
Glychek with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Glychek with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Glychek with Bisoprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar, Bisveda, Bis OD
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Glychek with Betaxolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betaxolol: Glucoptic, BEXOL (JAWA), Iobet
Glychek with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin
Glychek with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
Glychek with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Glychek with Labetalol
SERIOUS
Glychek with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Glychek with Eplerenone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Eplerenone: Planep, Eptus, Epleran, Exinia, Eplinice
Glychek with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject, D Cort, Retilone, Cortim
Glychek with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Glychek with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Glychek with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Glychek with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Denon, Triket
Glychek with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Glychek with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid, Regulipid
Glychek with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
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