Glizid Mr 60mg Tablet
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Glizid Mr 60mg Tab is an anti-diabetic medicine that is used for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus, when it is not regulated by both diet and exercise. The generic name of this medicine is called gliclazide.
Uses of Glizid Mr 60mg Tab
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Contraindications of Glizid Mr 60mg Tab
- Severe kidney or liver diseases
- Pregnancy and breastfeeding period
- Allergic to this medicine
- Type 1 diabetes
- Diabetic ketoacidosis
Side effects of Glizid Mr 60mg Tab
- Allergic reactions
- Stomach pain
Precautions and Warnings of Glizid Mr 60mg Tab
Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
It is risky to use this medicine in the period of pregnancy or if you are planning pregnancy. If you have plans to start a family and this medicine has been prescribed to you, you must discuss effective contraceptive methods with the doctor to avoid any potential harm to the baby.
Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
This medicine should not be administered during the time period of breastfeeding because it is not safe for the child.
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
The usage of this medicine may lead to certain undesirable effects, such as dizziness. Hence, you need to avoid driving after its administration.
Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
Do not consume alcohol in large quantities as it may increase the risk of liver damage and a drop in blood pressure.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have allergic reaction to medicines that contain sulfa
- You are having liver/kidney problems
Mode of Action of Glizid Mr 60mg Tab
How Does It Work?
The composition of Glizid Mr 60mg Tab works by increasing the levels of insulin secreted by pancreas, which is responsible for moving glucose (sugar) from blood into the cells and preventing the glucose from accumulating in the blood vessels.
Directions for Use of Glizid Mr 60mg Tab
This tablet is supposed to swallowed whole, and the dosage of Glizid Mr 60mg Tab should be taken exactly as prescribed by the physician.
Interactions of Glizid Mr 60mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
- Sulphonamide antibiotics
- Blood thinners
- Water pills or diuretics
- Oral contraceptives
Interactions with food items
This medicine is not known to have any interactions with food products. Consult your doctor for a proper diabetic diet.
Other general Interactions
Individuals with diabetic ketoacidosis, type 1 diabetes and severe kidney or liver disorders should avoid the use of this medicine.
Storage and disposal of Glizid Mr 60mg Tab
This medicine must be kept at room temperatures not exceeding 25°C in the absence of sunlight, heat and moisture. Medical waste management protocols must be adhered in the meticulous disposal of this medicine
Dosage of Glizid Mr 60mg Tab
Overdose of Glizid Mr 60mg Tab can lead to heavy sweating, hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar), numbness and fainting. An overdose needs to be reported at the earliest to a medical health practitioner.
Missed a Dose
In the case of a forgotten dose, administer this medicine as quickly as possible. If it is time for the upcoming dose, leave the missed dose and stick to the regular schedule.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What should I let my healthcare provider know before starting this medicine?
A: To avoid any possible interactions and side effects, you must share details regarding your complete medical history along with the use of all prescription, non-prescription and herbal medicines with the doctor.
Q: Are there any dietary restrictions along with the use of this medicine?
A: A diabetic diet with regular exercise can increase the effect of this medicine and improve your response to the treatment.
Q: Can I recommend this medicine to people with a similar condition as mine?
A: It is strictly not advisable to recommend this medicine to anyone even if their condition is same as yours.
Q: How many times a day should I use this medicine?
A: Your doctor will determine the dosage of Glizid Mr 60mg Tab on the basis of your sugar levels and condition.
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Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 08:09 PM (IST)
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