Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s

 234.00

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Drug Strength: 4 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 2x10s
Rs. 11 per Tablet
20 Tablet per pack
10 Tablet in each strip
Rs.117 per strip

Raypride tablet contains Glimepiride | belongs to Sulphonylurea

SKU: pg_19605_27046 Categories: ,

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How it works

Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s increases the secretion of insulin from the pancreas and also regulates the release of glucose from the liver.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s

  • Hypoglycemia severe
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Asthenia rare
  • Flu like symptoms
  • Allergic skin reaction
  • Elevated liver enzymes severe
  • Anemia severe
  • Jaundice severe
  • Weight gain

Uses of Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Type II Diabetes Mellitus

    Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s is used to control blood sugar levels in adults with Type II Diabetes Mellitus. The medicine is generally taken in conjunction with controlled diet and regular exercise.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within an hour of oral administration. However, it takes 2-4 hours for the medicine to reach its peak effect.

  • Duration of Effect

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

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol in large quantities is not recommended when you are taking Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s for controlling blood sugar levels. It is recommended to reduce the alcohol intake so that the incidence of adverse effects can be reduced. Symptoms of both reduced or elevated blood sugar levels should be reported to the doctor immediately.

  • 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. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use by patients with a known history of allergy to Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s or any other agents belonging to the Sulphonamide class of antidiabetic medicines.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

General Warnings
  • Hypoglycemia

    Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s can cause moderate to severe lowering of blood glucose levels. The risks are even greater in elderly, malnourished, people with kidney and pituitary gland disorders. You should report any such incidence to the doctor. Carry a reliable source of glucose like sugar candy to counteract the effect of low blood sugar levels.

  • Stress

    Use of this medicine should be discontinued in patients exposed to stressful conditions such as a fever, trauma, surgeries, or accidents since it may not be effective in controlling blood sugar levels in these conditions. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

  • Liver/Kidney disease

    Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s should be administered with caution in patients with a disorder of kidney and/or liver. Suitable dosage adjustments and monitoring of blood sugar levels are necessary in such cases.

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with known history of allergy to Glimepiride or other drugs belonging to the Sulphonamide class of antidiabetic medicines.

  • Fluid Retention

    Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s can cause retention of fluid in some cases that may lead to severe and harmful effects on the body.

  • Heart Disease

    Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s can cause heart-related complications especially if you have an active disease of the heart.

  • Weight gain

    This medicine may cause a mild to moderate weight gain in some patients.

  • Hemolytic Anemia

    Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s can cause Hemolytic Anemia if you have a rare genetic disorder called G6PD Deficiency.

  • Alcohol use

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while on treatment with Glimepiride due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

  • Photo-sensitivity

    Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s may cause allergic skin reactions when exposed to the sun. Take precautionary skin protection measures while going out into sun if you are taking this medicine.

  • Change of drugs

    You may experience some temporary side effects if there is a change in current medication. This overlapping effect is because of the change from one medicine to another. Regular monitoring of blood sugar levels might be required in these cases.

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

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Diclofenac moderate
  • Fluconazole moderate
  • Gatifloxacin severe
  • Miconazole severe
  • Rifampicin moderate
  • Colesevelam moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine should be administered with extreme caution in patients suffering from heart diseases or diseases of the blood vessels due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

  • severe

    Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s should be administered with extreme caution in patients with impaired kidney function. It is advised to consult your doctor to make a suitable adjustment in dosage and/or time-interval between two dosages.

  • severe

    Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s should be administered with extreme caution in patients with impaired liver function. It is advised to consult your doctor to make a suitable adjustment in dosage and/or time-interval between two dosages.

  • moderate

    Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s should be administered with caution in if you are prone to having episodes of low blood sugar especially in diabetics who are also malnourished or those receiving Beta-blocker drugs such as Metoprolol and Propranolol.

  • moderate

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a history of Hemolytic Anemia or patients with G6PD deficiency due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

Take Raypride tablet 4 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. Adequate amount of water should be consumed while taking this medication.

Other details

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

References

Additional Information>

what are the adverse effects of Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s?

Hypoglycaemia, signs of adrenergic counterregulation, hepatitis, liver failure, thrombocytopenia, haemolytic anaemia, GI upset, skin reactions, blood dyscrasias, transient visual disturbances.

What happens if I miss a dose of Raypride tablet 4 mg 2×10’s?

Adults: Usual initial dosage 1 mg once daily; daily dosage may be increased at intervals of 1-2 wk and carried out stepwise as follows: 1 mg, 2 mg, 3 mg, 4 mg, 6 mg and in exceptional cases 8 mg. Usual maintenance dose 1 mg to 4 mg daily. Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Raypride tablet 4 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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