Gliclazide belongs to a group of medicines called sulfonylureas which are anti-diabetic drugs. The oral hypoglycemic is used to control type 2 diabetes blood sugar level or glucose. These drugs encourage the pancreas to increase the release of insulin when weight reduction, diet, and exercise have little to no effect on controlling glucose in the body without proper medication.
Metformin is also an anti-diabetic drug that is used by patients with type 2 diabetes. The drug helps in keeping the blood sugar under control by lowering high blood pressure which can damage kidneys, and nerves and cause blindness, loss of limbs, etc. It shows good results when combined with diet and exercise.
GLICLAZIDE+METFORMIN must be consumed with meals to avoid stomach problems. GLICLAZIDE+METFORMIN must be taken at a time after a meal for the best treatment. You must consult your doctor for more instructions. There are many side effects of GLICLAZIDE+METFORMIN like hypoglycemia(low blood glucose levels) that is identified by dizziness, sweating, palpitations, hunger pangs, dry mouth and skin, etc. As to avoid hypoglycemia, one should not miss meals and should carry some sugar food with him. Other side effects comprise taste change, nausea, diarrhoea, stomach pain, headache, and upper respiratory symptoms.
Uses of GLICLAZIDE+METFORMIN
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Benefits of Gliclazide & Metformin
- GLICLAZIDE+METFORMIN performs a major role in reducing the blood sugar level in the body bas metformin lowers glucose production in the liver, while the other helps to grow the amount of insulin released by the pancreas.
- GLICLAZIDE+METFORMIN also supports stopping major complications of diabetes, like kidney damage, blindness, loss of sensation in your hands and feet, and even loss of the foot.
- GLICLAZIDE+METFORMIN also supports decreasing your chance of having a heart attack or stroke.
- The combination of 2 drugs, decreases the need to acquire multiple pills and hence makes it normal to recognize to take the drugs.
Side Effects of GLICLAZIDE+METFORMIN
- Hypoglycaemia (low blood glucose level)
- Hunger pangs
- Dry mouth
- Dry skin
- Taste change
- Stomach pain
Direction for use
- Kindly see the labeling.
- Read the patient information.
- If there is any doubt or confusion you must consult your doctor.
- Take this medication empty stomach or after food.
- Do not take it more than 2 a day.
- While starting off the dose course doctor must start with fewer doses and then gradually increase them.
- Follow the specialist’s instructions carefully.
Reserve the tablet at normal room temperature far from the sunlight and moisture respectively. Do not keep it in the washroom. Keep the drugs away from children and animals. Effectively decompose the product in case of expiry or no longer in use. Consult your doctor if there are some doubts. Avoid contact of the Carvedilol tablet with the water as it can lead to being destroyed.
- Before consuming carvedilol, you must tell your doctor if you have any allergies.
- The tablet comprises inactive salt that can lead to major allergies.
- The drug can lead to drowsiness or dizziness that may cause you to faint. It is advised to avoid driving after the dose respectively.
- It is instructed to consume less alcohol with the tablet.
- Product results in an imbalance of the blood sugar level.
- Avoid the contact of children with the tablet as there may be major side effects.
- It is not prescribed to take medicine in the case of pregnancy as it can harm the baby.
- In the case of breastfeeding, it is not advised to take this tablet as the drug can pass into the breast milk. consult your doctor before it.