Glizid M tablet is an oral anti-diabetic medicine. It contains a combination of two medicines - Gliclazide and Metformin as an active ingredient. Glizid M tablet is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, a condition where blood sugar level rises above the normal range when it cannot be controlled by diet and exercise alone. This medicine lowers the raised blood glucose levels. Take this medicine as prescribed and for the duration that it is prescribed by your doctor. Do not miss any dose or take it more than that recommended by the doctor. You should tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements you take and also about all the diseases or conditions you suffer from or if you are pregnant or planning pregnancy or are breastfeeding, before starting this medicine. You must follow a healthy diet and exercise along with the medicine. An individual with uncontrolled diabetes is at increased risk of various health complications such as eye, kidney and nerve problems, heart diseases and stroke....
Q: What diet should I follow being a diabetic patient?
A diet should be high in fibre, low in fat with adequate protein, carbohydrates, vitamins, and minerals.
Maintain regular meal timings and try to have 2-3 healthy snacks between meals like soups and salads.
Diet should include boiled, steamed, or baked food.
Ensure moderate use of edible oils (groundnut oil, olive oil), very less use of ghee and butter.
Drink at least 8-10 glass of water daily.
Q: What should I avoid in my diet?
Do not shop when you are hungry. You could be tempted to buy oil and fried food.
Avoid maida, white bread, potato, noodles, corn flakes, poori, biryani, naan, fried rice, etc.
Stop having daals with ghee, deep-fried pulses.
Avoid creams soups, carrot juice, deep-fried vegetables, vegetable curries with excess oil.
Avoid fruits like mango, jackfruit, fruit salads with ice cream, fruit-based desserts.
Q: Can the Glizid M tablet be stopped?
A: No, you should never stop taking the Glizid M tablet without consulting your doctor. Abrupt stopping of the medicine can result in a sudden rise in blood glucose levels and cause further harm to the kidney and other organs.
Q: When should I take Glizid M?
A: Glizid M should be taken exactly as advised by the doctor. It should preferably be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. It is better to take it at the same time everyday to get maximum benefit.
Q: What is the composition of Glizid M?
A: The composition of Glizid M consists of gliclazide and metformin as its active ingredient.