Medicine Overview of GP Tablet
GP 3 mg Tablet 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.
Side Effects of GP are Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness.
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. GP 3 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
GP 3 mg 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 GP Tablet
- GP 3 mg Tablet helps decrease high blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications of diabetes.
Take it shortly 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.
Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking this medicine.
Be careful while driving or operating machinery until you know how GP 3 mg Tablet affects you.
- It can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
- Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemic symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxious feeling.
- Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, or yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice).
GP Tablet related warnings
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
GP 3 mg Tablet 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.
GP 3 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Monitoring of the breastfed infant's blood glucose is advisable during maternal therapy with GP 3 mg Tablet
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
GP 3 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of GP 3 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of GP 3 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.
GP 3 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of GP 3 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of GP 3 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.
You should skip a dose of GP 3 mg Tablet, if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.
Questions Related to GP
what is the difference in medicine GLYCOMET - GP 2 and GLYCOMET - GP 2/850? Can user take medicine GLYCOMET - GP 2/850 inplace of GLYCOMET - GP 2?
Dr. Satish Kumar Jyoti
Both are different. One contain metformin 500mg and other contain metformin 850mg
Hi, I am a dentist by profession, my aunt is having fasting plasma level 290+ since 2 months checked on a glucometer. She's having homeopathic medicine for the same but it's not effective. What allopathic medicine should be prescribed for her?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Tab Glycomet GP in morningHow much is HBA1C
SHE HAS MOUTH ULCER, TOOTH ACHE ETCSHE HAS MOUTH ULCER, TOOTH ACHE ETc
Dr. Gopal Samdani
Mouth ulcers are painful sores that appear in the mouth. Although they're uncomfortable, they?re usually harmless and most clear up by themselves within a week or two. Mouth ulcers are common and can usually be managed at home, without seeing your dentist or GP., unless your ulcer has lasted longer than three weeks.For toothache visit Dentist
I am diabetic-2 since 20 years which range 100-180 Met major brain homorage that cause right side paralyses I have gray spots on both legs,hands very small portion on chest& forhead I am taking galvus -50mg +gp-1 in morning & gp-1& pregablin -75mg in evening How is my future medically
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Hi Kindly continue your treatment as it & you can also add some Ayurvedic medicines like BGR -34 for sugar level
I have diabetes for the last 20years.I am now taking glycomet GP 1 FORTEOne tab in Morning after breakfast one after dinner.
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Need to proper investigate and examine. So plz consult doctor nearby.or you can consult me at snergy multiple speciality clinic RD CITY ,BALJEET COMPLEX NEAR SRS MARKET SECTOR 52 gurgaon 9XXXXXX .Advice to maintain calories intake as per weight ,regular walk or aerobic exercises ,on time take your medicines and once a month visit your diabetologist for routine examination and investigations. Will definitely controlled your sugar and u can live healthy life.
I have been told by my GP that I have developed Cervical Spondolysis. I don't feel any pain as such, but have a severe to soft reeling feeling often. I was advised VERTIN 16 and was feeling better.
Dr. Akshat Goel
Bone & Joint Specialist
Do hot fomentation and apply Dynapar QPS spray and take Tab Etorica-MR twice daily and Cap Nurokind-Gold twice daily and Cap Pansec-DSR once daily for 4 days
Doctor has advised to take voglistar MD .2 and glycomet gp2 both before meal. Previously, only glycomet was prescribed for last 2 months. And now sugar level is also almost in control. What is the use of taking voglistar when glycomet gp 2 is already in session?The above meds have been advised for diabetes by the doctor. Could you please advise?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Needs to keep sugar level in normal limits. Take both medicines at present. Along with medicines take more precautions to your diet and do regular exercise for to keep sugar level in normal limits. And thus reduce the dose of medicine gradually and can stop one medicine later after discuss with your doctor.
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Frequently asked questions about GP Tablet
Q. Does Gp play any role in the treatment of Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)?
No, Gp is not known to have any role in the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Also, there is no clinical evidence available regarding the same.
Q. Is it safe to take Gp and Sitagliptin together?
Yes, Sitagliptin and Gp can be taken together as it can help in better control of blood sugar levels. However, the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) can increase. Consult your doctor as a dose adjustment of the two may be needed.
Q. Is Gp useful in the management for prediabetes?
Gp 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. How is Gp different from teneligliptin?
Both Gp 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. Gp 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 Gp be given to elderly patients?
Yes, Gp 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. Can Gp cause pancreatitis?
No, pancreatitis has not been reported with Gp. Some common side effects associated with the use of Gp includes hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), nausea, headache, and dizziness.
Q. Can I skip Gp for few days?
No, Gp 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. Is it safe to take Gp with pioglitazone?
Yes, it is safe to take Gp with Pioglitazone in patients with diabetes mellitus. Together they can control your blood sugar levels, lower plasma lipid levels and improve blood pressure. However, the risk of very low blood sugar levels can increase and the dose of these medicines may need to be adjusted.
Q. Can I take Gp if I have a sulfa allergy?
Use of Gp should be avoided if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
Q. Does Gp cause hair loss?
No, hair loss is not seen with the use of Gp. However, diabetes itself can lead to hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you have excessive hair loss as it could be due to some other underlying condition or it could be a sign of your diabetes getting worsened.
Q. Is it safe to take Gp with vildagliptin?
Yes, Gp and Vildagliptin can be taken together, as they can help in better control of blood sugar levels. However, the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) can increase. Consult your doctor as a dose adjustment of the two may be needed.
Q. How is Gp different from metformin?
Both metformin and Gp 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 Gp causes very low blood sugar levels and weight gain.
Q. How beneficial is it to take metformin with Gp ?
Both metformin and Gp are anti-diabetic drugs and when used together, they can control blood sugar levels in a much better way compared to either drug taken alone. However, Gp can cause very low blood glucose levels, so a regular monitoring of blood glucose is very important.
Q. Is Gp useful in the management of gestational diabetes?
Gp is not advised to be used for the management of gestational diabetes. Use of Insulin is advised during pregnancy to control the blood glucose levels.
Q. Does Gp cause weight gain?
Yes, Gp 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.
Q. Is there any benefit of taking Gp with insulin?
Gp, when used with insulin, can help to control high blood sugar levels. Taking them together can help to lower the dose of insulin but there could also be an increased risk of hypoglycemia. Dose of these medicines may need to be adjusted along with regular blood sugar level monitoring.
Q. Is it safe to take Gp with liraglutide?
Yes, Gp and liraglutide can be taken together, as they can help in better control of blood sugar levels. However, the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) can increase. Consult your doctor as a dose adjustment of the two may be needed.
Q. Is Gp a Thiazolidinedione?
No, Gp is not a Thiazolidinedione, it is a sulfonylurea. However, both are antidiabetic medicines but belong to a different group of medicines.
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