Elcephase 500mg Tablet

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Introduction

Elcephase 500mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps control blood sugar levels and thus prevent serious complications of diabetes. It is also used to treat menstruation related disorder known as Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) in women.

Elcephase 500mg Tablet is best taken with food to avoid nausea and abdominal pain. You should take it regularly, at the same time each day, to get the most benefit. You should not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor recommends it. Your lifestyle plays a big part in controlling diabetes. Therefore, it is important to stay on the diet and exercise program recommended by your doctor while taking this medicine. 

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, taste change, diarrhea, abdominal pain and loss of appetite. Some people may develop hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when this medicine is taken along with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or upon skipping a meal. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly while taking it.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any kidney, liver or heart problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Your doctor will check your kidney function tests before starting treatment with it. Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking it as this may increase the risk of developing some side effects.

ના ઉપયોગો (Uses of Elcephase Tablet in Gujarati)

  • પ્રકાર ૨ ડાયાબિટીસ

ની આડઅસરો (Side effects of Elcephase Tablet in Gujarati)

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Elcephase

  • ઉબકા
  • ઊલટી
  • બદલાયેલ સ્વાદ
  • અતિસાર
  • પેટમાં દુખાવો
  • ભૂખમાં ઘટાડો

કેવી રીતે વાપરવું (How to use Elcephase Tablet in Gujarati)

તમારા ડોકટર દ્વારા સલાહ આપ્યા પ્રમાણે ડોઝ અને સમયગાળામાં આ દવાને લો. તેને આખી ગળવી. તેને ચાવવી નહીં, ભૂકો કરવો નહીં કે તોડવી નહીં. ખોરાક સાથે Elcephase 500mg Tablet લેવું વધારે સારું છે.

કેવી રીતે કામ કરે છે (How Elcephase Tablet works in Gujarati)

Elcephase 500mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication (biguanide). It works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying the absorption of sugar (glucose) from the intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin.

ચેતવણીઓ (Safety Advice in Gujarati)

આલ્કોહોલ
અસુ‌રક્ષિત
Elcephase 500mg Tablet સાથે આલ્કોહોલનું સેવન જોખમકારક છે.
સગર્ભાવસ્થા
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
ગર્ભાવસ્થા દરમિયાન Elcephase 500mg Tablet નો ઉપયોગ કરવો કદાચ સલામત છે
પશુઓના ગર્ભાશય પર અભ્યાસ ઓછી નુકસાનકારક અસર દર્શાવે છે કે કોઈ નુકસાનકારક અસર દર્શાવતું નથી. કૃપા કરીને તમારા ડૉક્ટરની સલાહ લો.
સ્તનપાન
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Elcephase 500mg Tablet ધાવણ આવે તે દરમિયાન ઉપયોગ કરવા સંભવિતપણે સુરક્ષિત છે. મર્યાદિત ડેટા સૂચવે છે કે દવાથી શિશુને નોંધપાત્ર જોખમ નથી.
ડ્રાઇવિંગ
ચેતવણી
જો તમારી રક્ત શુગર ઓછી હોય અથવા ઊંચી હોય તો વાહન ડ્રાઇવ કરવાની તમારી ક્ષમતા પર અસર થઈ શકે છે . જો આવું થાય, તો વાહન ડ્રાઇવ કરશો નહીં.
કિડની
ચેતવણી
મૂત્રપિંડ રોગના દર્દીઓમાં $ med_name $ નો ઉપયોગ સાવચેતી સાથે થવો જોઈએ. Elcephase 500mg Tablet ના ડોઝ સમાયોજનની જરૂર પડી શકે. કૃપા કરીને તમારા ડૉકટરની સલાહ લો.
લિવર
ચેતવણી
યકૃત રોગના દર્દીઓમાં $ med_name $ નો ઉપયોગ સાવચેતી સાથે થવો જોઈએ. Elcephase 500mg Tablet ના ડોઝ સમાયોજનની જરૂર પડી શકે. કૃપા કરીને તમારા ડૉકટરની સલાહ લો.

જો તમે Elcephase ની માત્રા ચૂકી ગયા છો તો શુ કરશો?

If you miss a dose of Elcephase 500mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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નિષ્ણાત સલાહ

  • You have been prescribed Elcephase 500mg Tablet to control the blood sugar level and reduce the risk of diabetic complications such as heart attacks.
  • Chances of weight gain and low blood sugar are lesser with this medicine as compared to other diabetes medicines.
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) may occur when taken along with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or on delaying/skipping a meal. Carry a sugar source with you for immediate relief.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any deep or rapid breathing, persistent nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain as Elcephase 500mg Tablet may cause a rare but serious condition called lactic acidosis, which is an excess of lactic acid in the blood.
  • Prolonged use of Elcephase 500mg Tablet may lead to vitamin B12 deficiency which may lead to anemia, causing fatigue, pale skin, shortness of breath or headache. Notify your doctor if you experience any of these as you may require supplements.
  • Your doctor will monitor your blood sugar levels and kidney functions regularly while you are taking this medication.

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Q. What does Elcephase do exactly?

People with type 2 diabetes are not able to make enough insulin or respond normally to the insulin made by their bodies. When this happens, the concentration of sugar/glucose increases in the blood. Elcephase acts in several ways to reduce the increased levels of sugar in blood. Elcephase decreases glucose production from the liver and decreases absorption of glucose from the intestine after taking food while improving the sensitivity of the body organs and muscles towards insulin. This helps improve the uptake of glucose from the blood. It also helps your body to respond better to the insulin it makes naturally.

Q. Does Elcephase cause weight loss?

Yes, Elcephase has been shown to cause weight loss in people who are overweight or obese. It may also cause a modest loss in weight in those overweight and obese individuals who are at risk for diabetes. In addition, patients who are sensitive or resistant to insulin may also show weight loss. But, do not start taking this medicine for weight loss on your own. Consult your doctor for the same.

Q. What are the benefits of taking Elcephase?

Elcephase is one of the first medicines that is given to patients with high blood sugar levels. It helps control blood sugar levels. It promotes the body’s response to the insulin made by the pancreas, decreases the amount of sugar made by the liver and decreases the amount of sugar absorbed by the intestines. Unlike other oral antidiabetic medicines, Elcephase when taken alone, rarely causes low blood sugar as it prevents the pancreas from secreting more insulin. In addition to being a great medicine to lower blood sugar levels, it also helps in controlling weight gain.

Q. Can Elcephase make you sleepy?

Elcephase usually does not cause sleepiness and is well tolerated. However, the use of Elcephase may rarely cause sleep disorders and insomnia. Sleepiness may be due to a very serious side effect called lactic acidosis, which particularly occurs if your kidneys are not working properly. Contact your doctor if you feel sleepy or tired while taking Elcephase.

Q. How to take Elcephase?

Take Elcephase with or after a meal. Do not crush or chew the tablets and swallow it with a glass of water. If your doctor has prescribed one tablet a day, prefer taking it in the morning with breakfast. If you have been prescribed two tablets a day, then take one in the morning and other in the evening with dinner. In case of three doses a day, apart from morning and evening, you can take it with lunch. Taking Elcephase with meals will reduce its digestive problems like indigestion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach ache and loss of appetite.

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