Medicine Overview of Glycosef Tablet
Uses of Glycosef Tablet
Glycosef Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Side effects of Glycosef Tablet
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness.
How to use Glycosef 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 Glycosef Tablet with food.
How Glycosef Tablet works
Glycosef 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 Glycosef Tablet
Expert advice for Glycosef Tablet
- Glycosef helps to control blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications.
- Take Glycosef 30 minutes before meal, preferably your first large meal of the day.
- Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) is a common side-effect; learn how to identify and manage its symptoms (sweating, rapid heartbeat, weakness, blurry vision, headache) and teach your family as well.
- Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Glycosef.
- Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver diseases.
- You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Glycosef.
Special precautions for Glycosef Tablet
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Glycosef 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.
Glycosef Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. L+more
imited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Glycosef Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Glycosef Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glycosef Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Glycosef Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Glycosef Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Glycosef Tablet should be used with caution in patients with+more
severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glycosef Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet, Nixitral 100mg Capsule, Walacort 0.5mg 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 for Glycosef NA 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.
Substitutes for Glycosef
No substitutes found for this medicine