By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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The composition of Azukon Tab contains gliclazide belonging to the class of antidiabetics.
Uses of Azukon Tab
- Reduce sugar levels in the blood
Contraindications of Azukon Tab
- Diabetes complications
- Type 1 diabetes
- Allergy to the medicine
Side effects of Azukon Tab
- Side effects of Azukon Tab due to low blood glucose include fainting and dizziness
- Other side effects include pain in the head, vomiting, abdominal discomfort, allergic rash, and hunger loss
Precautions and Warnings of Azukon Tab
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
Avoid taking this medicine while you are pregnant. Always ask your doctor before you plan to take medicines while or before conceiving.
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
This medicine can affect your child as it passes into breast milk.
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
This medicine can lower your blood sugar levels leading to reduced attention while driving. If you feel a spinning sensation, keep a sweet with you and take it to balance the effect of this tablet.
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
Alcohol can tremendously lower your sugar levels when taken with this medicine.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
You are on other antidiabetics or have liver or kidney impairment.
Mode of Action of Azukon Tab
How Does It Work?
The medicine increases the production of insulin, which lowers the glucose level in the blood.
Directions for Use of Azukon Tab
Take Azukon Tab dosage according to your sugar levels as advised by your doctor. Do not forget to take this tablet.
Interactions of Azukon Tab
Interactions with other medicines
Take note of all over the counter and prescription medicines that you take, especially steroids, clot-dissolving medicines, antifungals, and other antidiabetic medicines.
Interactions with food items
No known food interaction is seen with this medicine.
Other general Interactions
Do not use this medicine for other conditions which are not intended by your doctor.
Storage and disposal of Azukon Tab
Store this medicine in a shelf away from pests or temperature variations. Do not break open the tablet from the blister pack unless you want to consume it.
Dosage of Azukon Tab
If you take medicines more than that required, you may end up having an overdose. Symptoms such as profuse sweating, increased hunger, coordination problems, vision abnormalities, tiredness, convulsions, and coma may manifest.
Missed a Dose
If you miss a tablet, do not forget to take it immediately. If you are on the next day, skip the previous medicine and take the next tablet. Note the medicines that you take to avoid missing a tablet accidentally.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Does this medicine increase weight?
A: This tablet can increase your hunger pangs and retain fluids in your body. Try to adopt a healthy lifestyle by cutting your portion size coupled with a regular workout while you are on this tablet.
Q: Can I stop this medicine at any time?
A: This medicine should not be stopped immediately. It can increase your blood sugar levels. You need to inform your doctor if you plan to stop any medication to avoid fatal complications.
Q: How long should I take this medicine?
A: This medicine can be taken for a longer duration. There is no evidence that it harms your body if taken for an extended period.
Q: Can I take pain medications with this tablet?
A: Only some painkillers with excellent safety profile can be taken. Consult your doctor for an appropriate painkiller depending on your condition.
Q: Does this medicine affect fertility?
A: This medicine does not cause any effect on fertility. If you still feel worried, talk to your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 02:32 PM (IST)
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