1mg, best e pharmacy in India

RASTINON 500MG TABLET

Tablet
Rs.144.36for 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each)
1
Unfortunately, we don't have any more items in stock
Report Error

Composition FOR RASTINON

Tolbutamide(500 mg)

food interaction for RASTINON

alcohol interaction for RASTINON

pregnancy interaction for RASTINON

lactation interaction for RASTINON

medicine interaction for RASTINON

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Rastinon 500mg tablet with food.
Rastinon 500mg tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
UNSAFE
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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • SERIOUS INTERACTION
    DERINIDE 0.5 MG RESPULES, CIPLAR LA 20 MG TABLET, WYSOLONE 20 MG TABLET DT & 7 more
  • SALT INFORMATION FOR RASTINON

    Tolbutamide(500 mg)

    Uses

    Rastinon 500mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes

    How it works

    Rastinon 500mg tablet increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas, which in turn lowers the blood glucose levels.

    Common side effects

    Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness

    SUBSTITUTES FOR RASTINON

    No substitutes found

    Top Diabetologists

    Expert advice FOR RASTINON

    • The most common and serious side effect is hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level). If you consume excessive alcohol or if you have irregular dietary patterns, you are at an increased risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level). Do not skip meals when taking this medicine.
    • Please be aware of signs and symptoms of low blood sugar (dizziness, tremor, sweating, headache).
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
    • Tell your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant or pregnant or breastfeeding.
    • It should be avoided or use with caution if you are also taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs), alcohol, β-blockers and ACE inhibitors.
    • Do not change the dose without consulting your doctor.

    Frequently asked questions FOR RASTINON

    Tolbutamide

    Q.

    What is tolbutamide/ what is tolbutamide orinase/ what is tolbutamide used for?
    Tolbutamide (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

    Q.

    How does tolbutamide work/ how does tolbutamide lower blood glucose?
    Tolbutamide helps pancreas to produce insulin which in turn helps to lower blood sugar

    Q.

    Is tolbutamide contraindicated for older adults?
    Tolbutamide is not contraindicated for older adults, but it should used with caution and should be initiated at lower doses

    Show More
    Q.

    Is tolbutamide still used?
    Tolbutamide is used in generic form. No brands are available for same.

    Articles


    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)