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Tagamicron tablet 80 mg 2x10's

Tagamicron tablet contains Gliclazide | belongs to Sulphonylurea

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How it works

Tagamicron tablet 80 mg 2×10’s works by reducing the blood glucose levels by increasing the secretion of insulin.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Tagamicron tablet 80 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 Tagamicron tablet 80 mg 2×10’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Type II Diabetes Mellitus

    Tagamicron tablet 80 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 Tagamicron tablet 80 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.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Hypoglycemia

    Tagamicron tablet 80 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

    Tagamicron tablet 80 mg 2×10’s is not recommended in the patients suffering from a severe kidney imparement.

  • Impaired liver function

    Tagamicron tablet 80 mg 2×10’s is not recommended in the patients suffering from a severe liver impairment.

  • Hemolytic Anemia

    Tagamicron tablet 80 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

    Tagamicron tablet 80 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

    Tagamicron tablet 80 mg 2×10’s should be administered with extreme caution if you suffer from any disease of heart and blood vessels.

General Instructions

Take Tagamicron tablet 80 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

How to use Tagamicron tablet 80 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 Tagamicron tablet 80 mg 2×10’s

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

What is the dose of Tagamicron tablet 80 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 Tagamicron tablet 80 mg 2×10’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts the your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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