Glycinorm Od 60mg Tab
By IPCA LABORATORIES
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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The generic composition of Glycinorm Od 60mg Tab is gliclazide, which lowers blood sugar. This medicine treats diabetes mellitus when diet, exercise, and weight loss fail to control it.
Uses of Glycinorm Od 60mg Tab
- Glycinorm Od 60mg Tab is used for type 2 diabetes mellitus
Contraindications of Glycinorm Od 60mg Tab
- Allergy to this medicine
- Type 1 diabetes
- Diabetic ketoacidosis
Side effects of Glycinorm Od 60mg Tab
- Stomach pain
- Elevation of liver enzymes causing symptoms like loss of appetite
- Clinical jaundice (rare)
- Allergic skin reactions such as rashes, redness, and hive
Precautions and Warnings of Glycinorm Od 60mg Tab
Can I take this medicine during pregnancy?
No information available on the use of this medicine during pregnancy, consult with your doctor for further information.
Can I take this medicine while breastfeeding?
This medicine should be avoided while breastfeeding. If it is prescribed to you by a doctor, then look for the signs of low blood glucose levels in your breast-fed baby like irritability, sleepiness, poor feeding, fits, and low body temperature.
Can I drive if I have consumed this medicine?
This medicine can cause the blood glucose level to decrease, which may cause drowsiness, unconsciousness, and confusion. These symptoms can be risky while driving. You should always keep chocolate or juice in the car if in case you start feeling uneasy. It should be remembered that artificial sweeteners do not help.
Can I consume alcohol with Glycinorm Od 60mg Tab?
Intolerance may be caused if alcohol is taken along with this medicine, such as flushing, nausea, and rapid heart rate.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have liver or kidney problem, or any allergy to sulfa-containing medicines
- You have sensitivity to sunlight as the medicine may make your skin more sensitive to the sun's effect.
- You acquire a severe infection
Mode of Action of Glycinorm Od 60mg Tab
How Does It Work?
Insulin transfers blood glucose into cells, where it is utilized for energy purposes. In type 2 diabetes, the body is not able to produce enough insulin or body is not able to utilize it properly, due to which blood sugar level increases. This medicine helps pancreas synthesize more insulin and thus lowers blood sugar level.
Directions for Use of Glycinorm Od 60mg Tab
The dosage of Glycinorm Od 60mg Tab should be taken with the meal, preferably at the same time each day.
Interactions of Glycinorm Od 60mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
- Sulfonamide antibiotics, blood thinners, antidepressants, aspirin, propranolol, rifampin, phenylbutazone, disopyramide, probenecid, clofibrate, water pills, steroids, oral contraceptives, cimetidine
- Any other medicine for diabetes
- Medicine used for fungal infections like fluconazole
Interactions with food items
- No known food interaction
Other general Interactions
- Patients with hereditary diseases like galactose intolerance, the Lapp lactase deficiency or glucose-galactose malabsorption should not be given this medicine
- Caution should be advised for patients at risk of hypoglycemia like patients with an endocrine disorder
Storage and disposal of Glycinorm Od 60mg Tab
The medicine should be stored at room temperature, away from light and moisture.
Dosage of Glycinorm Od 60mg Tab
Symptoms of overdose include headache, sweating, shakiness, increased hunger, change in vision, nervousness, tiredness, seizure, loss of consciousness. Consult your doctor immediately if you suspect an overdose.
Missed a Dose
Take the missed dose as soon as possible or skip the dose if it is time for the next dose. Never double-up the dose to compensate for the missed dose. It can be dangerous as it may cause very low blood glucose.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What will happen if I take this medicine on an empty stomach?
A: Taking this medicine on an empty stomach may upset it.
Q: Is there a risk of hypoglycemia with this medicine?
A: There is a risk of hypoglycemia with this medicine if taken in the larger dose than prescribed.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 10:03 AM (IST)
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