Gzide 5mg Tablet

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Elder Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Gzide 5mg Tablet

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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
It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with 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. Gzide 5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Gzide Tablet works

Gzide 5mg tablet is an anti-diabetic medication (sulphonylurea). 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 helps to control blood sugar level and avoid long-term complications.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) along with Gzide.
  • Take Gzide 30 minutes before meal, preferably your first large meal of the day.
  • Learn how to identify and manage symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) such as sweating, rapid heartbeat, weakness, blurry vision, and headache, and teach your family as well.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Gzide.
  • Notify your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver diseases.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Gzide 5mg Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
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.
Kidney
Gzide 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Gzide 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels with this medicine, which may take a long time to come back to normal
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Liver
Gzide 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wit
h severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Gzide 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Itragreat 200mg Capsule, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Decamycin 4mg Injection

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.
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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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