Medicine Overview of Glycigon Tablet
How to use Glycigon 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. Glycigon 40mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Glycigon Tablet works
Glycigon 40mg Tablet 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 Glycigon Tablet
Expert advice for Glycigon Tablet
- Glycigon helps to control blood sugar level and avoid long-term complications.
- You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) along with Glycigon.
- Take Glycigon 30 minutes before meal, preferably your first large meal of the day.
- 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 while taking Glycigon.
- Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver diseases.
Glycigon Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Glycigon Tablet
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Glycigon 40mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Glycigon 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Glycigon 40mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Glycigon 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glycigon 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels with this medicine, which may take a long time to come back to normal...
These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels with this medicine, which may take a long time to come back to normal
Glycigon 40mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glycigon 40mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet
You should skip a dose of Gliclazide , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.
Frequently asked questions about Glycigon Tablet
Frequently asked questions about 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.
Substitutes for Glycigon Tablet
Diabent 40mg Tablet
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Glychek 40mg Tablet
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