Dibeta Gb Tablet
Dibeta Gb Tablet

Dibeta Gb Tablet

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Dibeta GB is an anti-diabetic medication used to treat high blood sugar levels in patients with Type 2 Diabetes mellitus. The medication is a combination of metformin and glyburide, which prevents hig...
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ContainsMetformin(500.0 Mg),Glibenclamide / Glyburide(5.0 Mg)
Usestype 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effectsdizziness, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, hypoglycemia, anemia
ClassificationANTI-DIABETIC
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Uses of Dibeta Gb Tablet

  • Type 2 Diabetes mellitus

Contraindications of Dibeta Gb Tablet

  • Allergy to metformin, glyburide or any other excipient
  • Severe kidney dysfunction
  • Acute or chronic metabolic acidosis
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency

Side effects of Dibeta Gb Tablet

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Lowering of blood sugar levels
  • Anaemia or vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Fatigue
  • Fatigue

Precautions and Warnings of Dibeta Gb Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can Dibeta GB tablet be taken during pregnancy?
A:
This medication is not indicated during pregnancy as it can show adverse effects on the developing baby. Instead, consult your doctor to control your blood sugar levels in pregnancy, which can be done through insulin.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can we take Dibeta GB tablet during breastfeeding?
A:
The medication should be used cautiously in the breastfeeding stage, as it can cross the breast milk, consult your doctor for an appropriate treatment during the breastfeeding stage.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Dibeta GB tablet?
A:
The medication can cause dizziness; hence do not drive after taking this medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after taking Dibeta GB tablet?
A:
The medication is strictly contraindicated with alcohol as it can cause extreme drowsiness and induce severe hypoglycemia.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to this glyburide, metformin or any other excipient
  • You are suffering from coronary heart disease.
  • You have a history of alcohol consumption
  • You are suffering from liver or kidney dysfunction
  • You have a history of asthma or COPD
  • You are suffering from anaemia or Vitamin B12 deficiency
  • You are taking other prescription, non-prescription medications, vitamins or minerals

Mode of Action of Dibeta Gb Tablet

How Does It Work?

Glyburide works by increasing insulin secretion by acting on the beta cells of the pancreas. In addition, metformin is given as an anti-hyperglycemic that improves insulin's binding and peripheral tis...
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Directions for Use of Dibeta Gb Tablet

  • Take the medication in the dose and for the duration advised by your doctor
  • Do not chew, crush or break the tablet in half
  • Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water
  • Do not stop the medication treatment if your symptoms decrease

Interactions of Dibeta Gb Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Dibeta GB can interact with carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, which is used for glaucoma and can cause lactic acidosis
  • It is not advisable to use this medication with bosentan, which can elevate the liver enzymes
  • Diuretics, when used with Dibeta GB, can cause hyperglycemia
  • NSAIDs, when given with metformin, it increases the risk of lactic acidosis
  • Inhibitors of organic cation transporters 1, such as verapamil, may reduce the efficacy of metformin
  • Inducers of organic cation transporters 1, such as rifampicin, increase gastrointestinal absorption and the effectiveness of metformin
  • H2 antagonists and beta-blockers may lead to either potentiation or weakening of the blood-glucose-lowering effect
  • Concomitant use of carbonic anhydrase inhibitor with Dibeta GB tablet increases the risk for lactic acidosis

Interactions with food items

The absorption and action is better when taken before or during your meals.

Storage and disposal of Dibeta Gb Tablet

  • Store below 30°C in a cool and dry place
  • Keep the medication away from moisture and direct sunlight
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Do not flush the unused tablets or discard them in household waste
  • Talk to your pharmacist about a safe way of discarding the unused or expired medications

Dosage of Dibeta Gb Tablet

Overdose

Overdosing can result in severe low blood sugar levels, which the doctor requires close monitoring and treatment. If overdosing occurs, consult your doctor immediately. In addition, dizziness and loss...
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Missed a Dose

If the dose is missed, the medication should be taken as soon as possible. Make sure you keep the proper time interval between two doses. If the time interval is near the second dose, skip the previou...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long do I have to take the Dibeta GB tablet?

A: The course of treatment of this medication can be lifelong, as diabetes mellitus is a lifestyle disease it requires constant monitoring and dietary changes for better management. Consult your doctor about the duration and frequency of taking this medication.

Q: What are the precautions to be taken when I am taking the Dibeta GB tablet?

A: This medication is used to treat high sugar levels in your body. However, it can also cause severe hypoglycemia, resulting in significant complications. You may start feeling lightheadedness, hungry, and drowsiness due to low sugar levels; hence monitor your sugar levels regularly and keep track of your diet. It is advisable to keep some sugar intake with you in emergencies.

Q: Can we use the Dibeta GB tablet in geriatric?

A: This medication is generally not advisable in geriatrics due to decreased kidney functioning; the drug can cause adverse effects in renal patients. Hence, the doctor can adjust the dosage or use different therapies to treat your high blood sugar levels.
Product Details
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DIBETA GB
Last Updated on: 25 May 2022 | 07:58 PM (IST)
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