Gzide 5mg Tablet

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Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Gzide 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
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₹7.96/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Gzide Tablet

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Uses of Gzide Tablet

Gzide 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Gzide Tablet

Common

Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness.

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How to use Gzide 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 Gzide 5mg Tablet with food.

How Gzide Tablet works

Gzide 5mg 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 Gzide Tablet

Expert advice for Gzide Tablet

  • Gzide should be taken with food.
  • You may get symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) with Gzide. Symptoms are dizziness, nausea, tremor, sweating or confusion.
  • The risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) may increase if you miss or delay the meal, consume alcohol or use antidiabetic medication like insulin.
  • In most cases, the symptoms will quickly vanish if you take some kind of sugar (sugar candy/cubes).
  • It should be avoided or used with caution if you are also taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs), alcohol, β-blockers and ACE inhibitors.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not change the dose without consulting your doctor.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Gzide 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Gzide 5mg 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.
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Lactation
Gzide 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
SAFE
Gzide 5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Gzide 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gzide 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Gzide 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Gzide 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gzide 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Gzide 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Onitraz 100mg Capsule, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Pericort 4mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

You should skip a dose of Gliclazide , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Gzide 5mg 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 Gzide

No substitutes found for this medicine
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