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Myzulin 5 mg Tablet SR

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Overview

Uses of Myzulin Tablet SR

Myzulin 5 mg Tablet SR 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.

Myzulin Tablet SR side effects

Common
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level)
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

How to use Myzulin 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. Myzulin 5 mg Tablet SR is to be taken empty stomach.

How Myzulin Tablet SR works

Myzulin 5 mg Tablet SR is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

Myzulin Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Myzulin 5 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
Myzulin 5 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.
Monitoring of the breastfed infant's blood glucose is advisable during maternal therapy with Myzulin 5 mg Tablet SR
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Myzulin 5 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Myzulin 5 mg Tablet SR 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
Liver
Myzulin 5 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Myzulin 5 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Myzulin Tablet SR?

You should skip a dose of Myzulin 5 mg Tablet SR, if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Myzulin 5 mg Tablet SR helps decrease high blood sugar level and avoid 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 Myzulin 5 mg Tablet SR 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 anxiety.
  • 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).

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Myzulin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Nudiglue-C
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Brand(s): Ketozoe, Ketazol
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Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
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Brand(s): Lefsum
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Brand(s): Indizole, Itraspan, Itzo
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Brand(s): Excrete
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Brand(s): Zosert
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Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
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Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Myzulin

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I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
I have type 2 diabetes since 2 years. Since 6 months, my sugar level remains between 130-150. I take doctor prescribed Gluconorm tablet twice a day. Is it enough?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
I think you should follow diabatic diet chart which will help you to your sugar level in normal limit with tab. gluconorm
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FAQs

Q. Can you take glipizide with sulfa allergy?

You can take glipizide if you are not allergic to glipizide or drugs from the same class i.e. sulphonylureas, sulphonamides or to any ingredients of the glipizide table. Glipizide is not contraindicated in patient with sulfa allergy.

Q. Can you take glipizide with or without metformin?

You can take glipizide with or without metformin. However, always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.

Q. Can I take glipizide with insulin?

Myzulin, 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. Can I take glipizide with levothyroxine?

When levothyroxine is taken with glipizide, it may compromise the blood sugar controlling effect of glipizide. However, levothyroxine and glipizide can be taken together at a dose and schedule advised by your doctor.

Q. Can I take glipizide with paracetamol (Tylenol)?

Glipizide and paracetamol have no known adverse drug interactions and can be taken together. However, always follow doctor's advice regarding its use.

Q. Can I take glipizide with ibuprofen?

Concomitant administration of glipizide with ibuprofen may cause excessive lowering of the blood sugar level (hypoglycemia). Ibuprofen can be taken with glipizide if indicated provided that you follow the advice of the doctor regarding the dose and schedule of use of drugs.

Q. Does Myzulin cause weight gain?

Yes, Myzulin 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 Myzulin a Thiazolidinedione?

No, Myzulin is not a Thiazolidinedione, it is a sulfonylurea. However, both are antidiabetic medicines but belong to a different group of medicines.

Q. Is Myzulin useful in the management of gestational diabetes?

Myzulin 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. Can I skip Myzulin for few days?

No, Myzulin 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.
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