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Rastinon 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Rastinon 500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Rastinon 500mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
144.36
₹14.44/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Rastinon Tablet

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Uses of Rastinon Tablet

Rastinon 500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Rastinon Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Rastinon 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. Rastinon 500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Rastinon Tablet works

Rastinon 500mg 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 Rastinon Tablet

Expert advice for Rastinon Tablet

  • Helps decrease high blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications of diabetes. 
  • Take just 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.
  • 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.
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Rastinon Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Rastinon Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rastinon 500mg 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.
Lactation
SAFE
Rastinon 500mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Monitor the breastfed baby’s blood sugar during treatment with Rastinon 500mg Tablet
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Rastinon 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rastinon 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rastinon 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Rastinon 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rastinon 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rastinon 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Rastinon Tablet?uses

You should skip a dose of Rastinon 500mg Tablet , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

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Frequently asked questions about Rastinon Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Tolbutamide

Rastinon (brand name Orinase) is used in adults to control blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes (non-insulin dependent) which cannot be controlled by diet alone
Rastinon helps pancreas to produce insulin which in turn helps to lower blood sugar
Rastinon is not contraindicated for older adults, but it should used with caution and should be initiated at lower doses
Rastinon is used in generic form. No brands are available for same.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Rastinon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Rastinon with Trimethoprim
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Rastinon with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Rastinon with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Denon, Triket
Rastinon with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Rastinon with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Rastinon with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Rastinon with Leflunomide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefumide, Cleft, Lefno, Lefra, Arava, Lefrhum, Rumalef
Rastinon with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject, D Cort, Retilone, Cortim
Rastinon with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid, Regulipid
Rastinon with Sotalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
Rastinon with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione, Thalizide
Rastinon with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Rastinon with Bisoprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar, Bisveda, Bis OD, Corbis
Rastinon with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Rastinon with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Rastinon with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Rastinon with Disopyramide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Rastinon with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Rastinon with Labetalol
SERIOUS
Rastinon with Bezafibrate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bezafibrate: Beza
Rastinon with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin, Neoctide, Varitide, Okeron
Rastinon with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin, Cavidin, Rimactane, Rimpacin
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