Medicine Overview of Glyciphage P Tablet SR
Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes
Side Effects of Glyciphage P are Nausea, Loss of appetite, Taste change, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Edema (swelling), Weight gain, Respiratory tract infection, Bone fracture, Blurred vision.
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. Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is to be taken with food.
Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR may cause stomach upset if taken on empty stomach.
Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Pioglitazone and metformin. Pioglitazone is a thiazolidinedione which works by increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin. Metformin is a biguanide which decreases the production and absorption of sugar in your body and allows better use of existing insulin. Together, they provide better control of blood sugar.
In Depth Information on Glyciphage P Tablet SR
- You have been prescribed this combination medicine as it can control blood sugar better than either alone.
- You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR.
- Take it with food to lower your chance of having an upset stomach.
- Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR, as it can increase the risk of low blood sugar and lactic acidosis.
- It cause fluid retention and weight gain. Inform your doctor immediately if you experience shortness of breath, swollen ankles, or rapid and excessive weight gain.
- Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemia symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxious feeling.
- Your doctor may monitor your blood sugar level, kidney function, and liver function regularly while taking this medication.
Glyciphage P Tablet SR related warnings
Taking metformin with alcohol can cause lactic acidosis and you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, sleepiness, stomach upset, or other unusual symptoms.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR 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.
Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
Questions Related to Glyciphage P
High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on firstname.lastname@example.org do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
I have type 2 diabetes since 2 years. Since 6 months, my sugar level remains between 130-150. I take doctor prescribed Gluconorm tablet twice a day. Is it enough?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
I think you should follow diabatic diet chart which will help you to your sugar level in normal limit with tab. gluconorm
Two months back detected type 2 diabetes undergoing treatment of istamet 50/ 500 twice a day before detecting i was fit and fine but now when undergoing treatment i feel drowsy no freshness feel more week why so
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
It may be psychological effect of diabetes you have. You no need to worry about.Take medicine regularly and try to keep sugar level in normal limits. Do exercise regularly.
I am surfing from type 2 diabetes age 39 taking glychek m 1/2 tab after meals now I am also suffering from loud sound gas problem what I do get rid of this
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Avoid Gas forming foods e.g. beans, cabbage, onions, broccoli, sprouts, cauliflower, cucumbers, apples, raisins, bananas. Avoid Carbonated drinks, Cheese. Packed foods e.g. salad dressings, cereals , breads Use Spices e.g Cumins, Ajwain, Hing, Turmeric.
I have type 2 diabetes. Pls suggest any medicine. Is diabetic curable/ controlable with homeopathy. my blood sugar is 121(fast) and 220(pp).
Dr. Saurav Arora
Dear Sir along with you regular medicines for diabetes you may take SYZ 1x tab (WSI), one tab twice daily for a month.
Is BGR34 is effective in type 2 diabetes? Kindly advice the quantity and time to use it.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
yes , it is effective. Dose depend upon value of sugar. should be taken before meal
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