Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s

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Drug Strength: 60 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 2x10s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Glazid tablet contains Gliclazide | belongs to Sulphonylurea

SKU: pg_10053_14046 Categories: ,

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    How it works

    Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s works by reducing the blood glucose levels by increasing the secretion of insulin.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s

    • Dizziness severe
    • Nausea or vomiting severe
    • Diarrhea severe
    • Confusion
    • Weakness
    • Sweating
    • Changes in vision
    • Decreased heartbeat
    • Abdominal pain
    • Constipation
    • Skin rash
    • Elevated liver enzymes

    Uses of Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Type II Diabetes Mellitus

      Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’sis used in the treatment of Type II Diabetes Mellitus which is a condition with elevated blood glucose levels in the body.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The peak effect of this medicine can be observed within 4-6 hours.

    • Duration of Effect

      The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 24 hours.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Consumption of alcohol is not recommended when you are taking this medicine. Do not perform activities that require mental alertness like operating heavy machinery or driving a vehicle. Inform the doctor if you experience any undesired effect.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit forming tendencies were reported

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      Avoid taking this medicine if you have a known allergy to Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s or any other medicine belonging to the class sulphonylureas.

    • Diabetic ketoacidosis

      Avoid taking this medicine if you have repeated episodes of diabetic ketoacidosis.

    • Impaired kidney function

      Avoid taking this medicine in patients with impaired kidney function or history of severe kidney injury.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

    General Warnings
    • Hypoglycemia

      Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s is not recommended in the patients with hypoglycemia as it increases the risk of lowering of blood glucose levels. Inform the doctor if you experience any symptoms like dizziness, confusion or weakness.

    • Impaired kidney function

      Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s is not recommended in the patients suffering from a severe kidney imparement.

    • Impaired liver function

      Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s is not recommended in the patients suffering from a severe liver impairment.

    • Hemolytic Anemia

      Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s is not recommended in the patients with glucose-6-phosphate (G6PD) deficiency due to the risk of developing hemolytic anemia.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dosage then the missed dose can be skipped.

    • Overdose

      It is recommended to discontinue the medicine and contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms like dizziness, confusion, increased heartbeat, tremor and sweating after taking the medicine should be reported immediately.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Miconazole severe
    • Phenylbutazone severe
    • Chlorpromazine moderate
    • Glucocorticoids moderate
    Disease interactions
    • moderate

      Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s is not recommended for use in people suffering from Hemolytic Anemia. Reporting this condition to the doctor is a must. In such cases, alternate medication not belonging to Sulfonylureas should be considered.

    • moderate

      Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s should be administered with extreme caution if you suffer from any disease of heart and blood vessels.

    General Instructions

    Take Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s as directed by your doctor. Follow the instructions mentioned on the label. The medicine should be taken orally with breakfast or the first meal of the day. An adequate amount of water should be consumed while taking this medicine.

    Other details

    • To be taken with food
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • May cause sleepiness

    References

    Additional Information>

    How to use Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s

    UNLICENSED USE
    Children: Type 2 diabetes mellitus, maturity-onset diabetes: 12-18 yr, initially 20 mg once daily with breakfast, adjusted according to response, up to 160 mg as a single dose; max 160 mg twice daily.

    what are the adverse effects of Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s?

    Hypoglycaemia, GI disturbances including nausea, dyspepsia, diarrhoea and constipation. Skin reactions, hepatic failure, hepatitis, jaundice, blood dyscrasias.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s?

    Maturity-onset diabetes: Adults: 40-80 mg daily increasing if necessary to max 320 mg daily. Doses above 160 mg should be taken in two divided doses.
    Type 2 diabetes: Adults: 30 to 120 mg depending on response, once daily with breakfast, including elderly or those with renal failure.
    Children: Not recommended.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Glazid tablet 60 mg 2×10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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