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Glik Tablet

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By J.K.PHARMA
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Gliclazide(80.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTI-DIABETIC

Medical Description

Glik Tablet 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 insulin t...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Glik Tablet

Glik Tablet 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

Contraindications of Glik Tablet

  • You may have an allergic to gliclazide or other ingredients of Glik Tablet.
  • 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Glik Tablet

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

Precautions and Warnings of Glik Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Glik Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Glik Tablet 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Glik Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if gliclazide passes into human milk, thus Glik Tablet must not be used while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming Glik Tablet?
A:
  • Glik Tablet 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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Glik Tablet?
A:
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Glik Tablet as it affects blood glucose levels.
otherGeneralWarnings

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.
  • Glik Tablet is not recommended for use in children.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Glik Tablet

How Does It Work?

The pancreas has beta cells that are responsible for the production of insulin. Gliclazide in Glik Tablet increases those beta cells, thus producing more insulin, hence helps in lowering the blood sug...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Glik Tablet

Glik Tablet 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 than t...
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interactions

Interactions of Glik Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way Glik Tablet 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.
  • Glik Tablet 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 Glik Tablet along with Phenylbutazone is not recommended.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Glik Tablet

  • Store Glik Tablet below 25°C at a dry place, protected from light.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Glik Tablet

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 Glik Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regula...
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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 Glik Tablet?

A: Glik Tablet 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 Glik Tablet works?

A: In patients with diabetes type 2, the body fails to produce make enough insulin or utilizing insulin properly. Glik Tablet 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 Glik Tablet be used in children?

A: No, Glik Tablet is not recommended for use in children.

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ContainsGliclazide(80.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2021 | 08:23 AM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.