Diabend Mr 30mg Tablet
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Diabend Mr 30mg Tab is an anti-diabetic medicine that is used for maintaining the blood sugar levels in the body when diet and exercise are ineffective in doing the same. The generic name of Diabend Mr 30mg Tab is gliclazide.
Uses of Diabend Mr 30mg Tab
This medicine is used in the management and regulation of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Contraindications of Diabend Mr 30mg Tab
- Allergic to this medicine or sulfonylurea
- Type 1 diabetes
- Severe kidney diseases
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding
Side effects of Diabend Mr 30mg Tab
- Low blood sugar levels causing dizziness, fainting spells and sweating
- Stomach pain
- Elevation of liver enzymes
- Loss of appetite
- Increased sensitivity to sun exposure
- Allergic reactions like rashes, hives or redness
Precautions and Warnings of Diabend Mr 30mg Tab
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
This medicine is not safe to be taken during pregnancy or if you planning to start a family. Women who are of child-bearing age and on the prescription of this medicine should take effective contraceptive measures.
Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
There have not been adequate studies to confirm the safety of this medicine during pregnancy. If the physician has recommended this medicine, then observe the baby for signs of low sugar, irritability, drowsy and poor feeding.
Can I drive if I have consumed the medicine?
Driving can be continued. But if one experiences symptoms of low sugar like dizziness and drowsiness, one must be careful and have some sweeteners like fruit, chocolate or juice while driving to rejuvenate.
Can I consume alcohol with the medicine?
Alcohol consumption can be harmful as it is known to lower the levels of sugars. It may also cause flushing, rapid heart rate, giddiness and can lead to intolerance.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have liver or kidney diseases
- Your skin is sensitive to the sun
- You are on the prescription of sulfa-containing medicines
- You feel unwell or had an infection after its administration
- You feel symptoms of low blood sugar such as dizziness, weakness and drowsiness
Mode of Action of Diabend Mr 30mg Tab
How Does It Work?
Insulin is needed for the movement of sugar from blood to the different cells in the body. Sometimes, the body does not produce enough insulin or due to improper utilisation of insulin, the sugar does not enter the cells and it gets stuck (remain) in the bloodstream. In such a situation, the composition of Diabend Mr 30mg Tab produces more insulin to control the blood sugar levels.
Directions for Use of Diabend Mr 30mg Tab
Take medicine with food or immediately after food. It has to be consumed orally without breaking or crushing the tablet.
Interactions of Diabend Mr 30mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
- Oral contraceptives
- Blood thinners like aspirin
- Fungal medicines like fluconazoles
Interactions with food items
No interactions with food are noted for this medicine.
Other general Interactions
Pregnant and breastfeeding women must avoid this medicine. Individuals with a sensitivity towards skin must cover themselves and apply sunscreen while going out in sun during the administration of this medicine.
Storage and disposal of Diabend Mr 30mg Tab
Store the medicine in the same packaging and at room temperature away from heat, moisture and grasp of children. Dispose the medicine when it has passed the expiry date via standard waste management methods.
Dosage of Diabend Mr 30mg Tab
The overdose of Diabend Mr 30mg Tab can lead to headache, sweating, shakiness, increased hunger, changes in vision, tiredness, seizures and loss of consciousness. Report to the doctor immediately
Missed a Dose
The dose should be taken at a regular time every day. In case if you have missed a dose, it should be taken as soon as you realise it. But skip the missed dose if it is nearly the time to take the next dose. Do not overdose on this medicine.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Is it fine to miss Diabend Mr 30mg Tab for few days?
A: No, one should not miss the dosage of Diabend Mr 30mg Tab as it can lead to a lot of fluctuations in the levels of blood sugar giving rise to other side effects.
Q: Can the medicine used for prediabetes?
A: This medicine is used for the treatment of diabetes and not for prediabetic conditions.
Q: Can the medicine lead to weight gain?
A: This medicine may cause an increase in weight if the diet is not moderated and, also, if exercises are not done regularly.
Q: Is the medicine hard on kidneys?
A: Diabend Mr 30mg Tab is excreted via urine. So, if you are suffering from any kidney problems, then you should inform the doctor and accordingly take the dosage.
Q: Does the medicine make one sleepy?
A: This medicine may lower your sugar levels and cause drowsiness and dizziness. Hence, one can occasionally feel sleepy.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 03:59 PM (IST)
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