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Faskon 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
1.70*
MRP 2.00
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Faskon 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Faskon 80mg Tab is an anti-diabetic medicine. It helps to lower the blood sugar levels in adult patients with a known history of diabetes mellitus that cannot be controlled by exercise, diet and ins

lin treatment alone. Faskon 80mg Tab contains gliclazide as an active ingredient. The medicine is not recommended in children or in patients that require insulin. It must be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Before using Faskon 80mg Tab , inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about the detailed medical history.

Product Summary

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ContainsGliclazide
UsesType 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain
TherapyANTI-DIABETIC
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Uses of Faskon 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Faskon 80mg Tab is used to treat maturity-onset diabetes, diabetes with or without obesity in adults when diet, exercise, weight loss or insulin therapy fail to provide adequate results.

Contraindications of Faskon 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • You may have an allergic to gliclazide or other ingredients of Faskon 80mg Tab .
  • You may have type 1 diabetes.
  • You may have problems with the kidney or liver.
  • You may have ketones and sugar in the urine.
  • You may have diabetic pre-coma or coma.
  • You are a diabetic patient undergoing surgery, after severe trauma or during infections.
  • You may suffer from a hereditary disease - porphyria.
  • Taking a medicine called miconazole to treat fungal infection.
  • You are breastfeeding.

Side effects of Faskon 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Faskon 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Faskon 80mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
Faskon 80mg Tab must be avoided during pregnancy as there is no or limited safety data available, please consult the doctor. If pregnancy detected while taking the medicine, inform the doctor immediately.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Faskon 80mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if gliclazide passes into human milk, thus Faskon 80mg Tab must not be used while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Faskon 80mg Tab ?
A:
  • Faskon 80mg Tab cause low blood sugar levels, that leads to dizziness, drowsiness, unconsciousness, confusion. This impairs the driving ability.
  • Keep a juice or chocolate in the car, in case you feel uneasy, immediately have the juice or chocolate. Please note that artificial sweeteners do not help. Consult the doctor whether you can drive a ...
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Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Faskon 80mg Tab ?
A:
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Faskon 80mg Tab as it affects blood glucose levels.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You may have problems with the liver and kidney.
  • You may suffer from disorders like thyroid disorders, hypopituitarism and adrenal insufficiency.
  • You are at risk of developing low blood sugar. Risk factors for low blood glucose levels are missing meals, excessive exercise, certain medicines, having more dose of the medicine than prescribed by t...
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  • You may experience headaches, intense hunger, nausea, vomiting, sleep disorders, restlessness, aggressiveness, depression, confusion, speech or visual disorders, fits, dizziness.
  • You may have a hereditary condition called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency.
  • You are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding.
  • You must follow a regular diet and must not skip or delay meals.
  • Faskon 80mg Tab is not recommended for use in children.

Mode of Action of Faskon 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

The pancreas has beta cells that are responsible for the production of insulin. Gliclazide in Faskon 80mg Tab increases those beta cells, thus producing more insulin, hence helps in lowering the bloo...
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Directions for Use of Faskon 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Faskon 80mg Tab must be taken as directed by the doctor. Take with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results and must not consume it more t...
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Interactions of Faskon 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Faskon 80mg Tab works, or the medicine itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about the medicines, supplements, or herbals the child is taking or might take to avoid possible interaction. You should inform the doctor if the child has a planned surgery or vacci...
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  • Taking antibiotic, blood thinners, oral contraceptives, medicines to treat heart problems, asthma, mental health problems, high blood pressure, infection, gout, stomach ulcer.
  • Faskon 80mg Tab must not be used along with Miconazole (used to treat the infection) as it may cause low blood sugar and may lead to coma.
  • Concomitant use of Faskon 80mg Tab along with Phenylbutazone is not recommended.

Storage and disposal of Faskon 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Faskon 80mg Tab below 25°C at a dry place, protected from light.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Faskon 80mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may lead to low blood pressure causing symptoms like headache, dizziness, sweating, hunger, shakiness, weakness, double vision, confusion, palpitations. Seek urgent medical help i...
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Missed a Dose

You should never miss the blood sugar medicines. If you missed a dose of Faskon 80mg Tab , take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the r...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Faskon 80mg Tab ?

A: Faskon 80mg Tab is used in adults to treat maturity onset diabetes, diabetes with or without obesity in adults when diet, exercise, weight loss or insulin therapy fail to provide adequate results.

Q: How does Faskon 80mg Tab works?

A: In patients with diabetes type 2, the body fails to produce make enough insulin or utilizing insulin properly. Faskon 80mg Tab helps to increase the amount of insulin in the body and then lowers the blood sugar levels to maintain normal levels of sugar in the body.

Q: Can Faskon 80mg Tab be used in children?

A: No, Faskon 80mg Tab is not recommended for use in children.
Product Details
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
01/01/2023
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2021 | 08:23 AM (IST)

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