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Glucored Forte 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Glucored Forte 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Glucored Forte 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
63.75*
MRP 75.00
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Glucored Forte 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Glucored Forte is an anti-diabetic medication used to treat high blood sugar levels in patients with Type 2 Diabetes mellitus. The drug is a combination of metformin and glyburide, which prevents hig

blood sugar levels and increases insulin secretion. Take this medication for the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Do not exceed the number of drops per day. Store the medication in a cool and dry place, away from moisture and sunlight.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹63.75
You Save₹11.25 (15% on MRP)
ContainsMetformin(850.0 Mg) + Glibenclamide / Glyburide(5.0 Mg)
Usestype 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effectsdizziness, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, hypoglycemia, anemia
TherapyANTI-DIABETIC
Check more medicines with composition as Metformin(850.0 Mg) + Glibenclamide / Glyburide(5.0 Mg)

Uses of Glucored Forte 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Type 2 Diabetes mellitus

Contraindications of Glucored Forte 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Allergy to metformin, glyburide or any other excipient
  • Severe kidney dysfunction
  • Acute or chronic metabolic acidosis
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency

Side effects of Glucored Forte 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Lowering of blood sugar levels
  • Anaemia or vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Fatigue

Precautions and Warnings of Glucored Forte 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can Glucored Forte 850mg tablet be taken during pregnancy?
A:
This medication is not indicated in pregnancy as it can show adverse effects to the developing baby. Instead, consult your doctor for controlling your blood sugar levels in pregnancy, which can be done through insulin.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can we take Glucored Forte 850mg tablet during breastfeeding?
A:
The medication should be used cautiously in the breastfeeding stage, as it can cross the breast milk, consult your doctor for an appropriate treatment during the breastfeeding stage.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Glucored Forte 850mg tablet?
A:
The medication can cause dizziness; hence do not drive after taking this medication.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after taking Glucored Forte 850mg tablet?
A:
The medication is strictly contraindicated with alcohol as it can cause extreme drowsiness and induce severe hypoglycemia.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to this glyburide, metformin or any other excipient
  • You have heart disease
  • You have liver or kidney dysfunction
  • You have a history of asthma or COPD
  • You have anaemia or Vitamin B12 deficiency
  • You are taking other prescription, non-prescription medications, vitamins or minerals

Mode of Action of Glucored Forte 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Glyburide works by increasing insulin secretion by acting on the beta cells of the pancreas. In addition, metformin is given as an anti-hyperglycemic that acts by improving insulin's binding and perip...
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Directions for Use of Glucored Forte 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Take the medication in the dose and for the duration advised by your doctor Do not chew, crush or break the tablet in half Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water Do not stop the medic...
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Interactions of Glucored Forte 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Glucored Forte can interact with carbonic anhydrase inhibitor, which is used for glaucoma and can cause lactic acidosis
  • Using this medication with other hypoglycemia can cause severe hypoglycemia
  • It is not advisable to use this medication with bosentan, as it can elevate the liver enzymes
  • Diuretics, when used with Glucored Forte, can cause hyperglycemia
  • NSAIDs, when given with metformin, it increases the risk of lactic acidosis
  • Inhibitors of organic cation transporters 1, such as verapamil, may reduce the efficacy of metformin
  • Inducers of organic cation transporters 1, such as rifampicin, increase gastrointestinal absorption and the effectiveness of metformin
  • Concomitant administration of colesevelam may lead to reduced glyburide absorption

Interactions with food items

The absorption and action is better when taken before or during your meals.

Other general Interactions

  • Should not be used in Type 1 Diabetes mellitus
  • Should not be used in geriatric patients
  • Should not be used for patients with anaemia

Storage and disposal of Glucored Forte 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store below 30°C in a cool and dry place
  • Keep the medication away from moisture and direct sunlight
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Do not flush the unused tablets or discard them in household waste
  • Talk to your pharmacist about a safe way of discarding the unused or expired medications

Dosage of Glucored Forte 850mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

Overdosing can result in severe low blood sugar levels, which the doctor requires close monitoring and treatment. If overdosing occurs, consult your doctor immediately. In addition, dizziness and loss...
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Missed a Dose

If the dose is missed, the medication should be taken as soon as possible. Make sure you keep the proper time interval between two doses. If the time interval is near the second dose, skip the previou...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long do I have to take Glucored Forte 850mg tablet?

A: The course of treatment of this medication can be lifelong, as diabetes mellitus is a lifestyle disease it requires constant monitoring and dietary changes for a better management. Consult your doctor about the duration and frequency of taking this medication.

Q: What are the precautions to be taken when I am taking a Glucored Forte 850mg tablet?

A: This medication is used to treat high sugar levels in your body. However, it can also cause severe hypoglycemia, resulting in significant complications. You may start feeling lightheadedness, hungry, and drowsiness due to low sugar levels; hence monitor your sugar levels regularly and keep track of your diet. It is advisable to keep some sugar intake with you in emergencies.

Q: Can we use Glucored Forte 850mg tablet in geriatrics?

A: This medication is generally not advisable in geriatrics due to decreased kidney functioning; the drug can cause adverse effects in renal patients. Hence, the doctor can adjust the dosage or use a different therapy for treating your high blood sugar levels.

Q: Can Glucored Forte 850mg tablet cure my diabetes?

A: Diabetes is not curable. However, it is manageable with proper diet and exercise. In addition, the medication can effectively control your blood sugar levels and prevent further complications of diabetes like diabetic neuropathy, retinopathy and ketoacidosis.
Product Details
Brand
GLUCORED FORTE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
29/06/2023
Last Updated on: 25 May 2022 | 07:58 PM (IST)

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