Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR

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Medicine Overview of Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR

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Uses of Walaphage-G Tablet SR

Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Walaphage-G Tablet SR

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Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Altered taste, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Headache, Upper respiratory tract infection.

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How to use Walaphage-G 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. Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR is to be taken with food.
Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR may cause stomach upset if taken empty stomach.

How Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR works

Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Glimepiride and Metformin. Glimepiride is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Metformin is a biguanide which works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin.

In Depth Information on Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR

Warnings
Special precautions for Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking metformin with alcohol can cause lactic acidosis and
you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, sleepiness, stomach upset, or other unusual symptoms.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Walaphage-G -2 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.
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Lactation
Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR is probably safe to use during lact
ation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is
low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Walaphage-G -2 Tablet SR is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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