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Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR

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Primary uses of Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR

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Medicine Overview of Glyciphage P Tablet SR

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Uses of Glyciphage P Tablet SR

Glyciphage P 15 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Glyciphage P Tablet SR side effects

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Nausea, Loss of appetite, Altered taste, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Edema (swelling), Weight gain, Respiratory tract infection, Bone fracture, Blurred vision.

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How to use Glyciphage P Tablet SR

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.

How Glyciphage P Tablet SR works

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

Glyciphage P Tablet SR related warnings
Special precautions for Glyciphage P Tablet SR
Alcohol
CAUTION
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.
Pregnancy
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.
Lactation
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.
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
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.
Liver
CAUTION
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.

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