Q: Are there any dietary restrictions while on this medicine?
A: None. However, it is advisable to not skip meals while taking this medication. Follow a balanced diet and get some exercise daily to maximise the effects of the tablets.
Q: How will this tablet affect me if I am already on blood thinning medication?
A: This tablet is usually not prescribed if you are taking medication for heart problems or blood thinning. Inform your doctor and pharmacist promptly if you are being treated for any condition that requires blood thinning medication.
Q: If my blood sugar drops more than required what precaution can I take?
A: It is advised to keep some sweets, fruit juices or sugar cubes handy, These fast acting carbohydrates will help in case your blood sugar level drops too low. If you feel drowsy, giddy or a lack of consciousness immediately consume one of these sweets.
Q: Can I stop the medicine if my blood sugar levels increase?
A: Your doctor will keep a regular track of your blood sugar levels. The dosage will be adjusted as necessary. Do not stop the medication unless advised by your doctor.