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Glykind M Strip Of 10 Tablets

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Gliclazide(80.0 Mg) + Metformin(500.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-DIABETIC

Medical Description

Glykind 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 m...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
    Other Products
    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Glykind M Strip Of 10 Tablets

Glykind M tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
contraindications

Contraindications of Glykind M Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to gliclazide, metformin or any other ingredients of Glykind M tablet.
  • If you have problems with your heart, liver or kidneys.
  • If you have uncontrolled diabetes along with nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, weight loss, stomach pain, etc.
  • If you have diabetic pre-coma.
  • If you have any severe infection.
  • If you are suffering from dehydration.
  • If you have a hereditary disease - porphyria.
  • If you are breastfeeding.
  • If you consume alcohol in excess.
  • If you are taking miconazole to treat fungal infections.
sideEffects

Side effects of Glykind M Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Low blood sugar
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Sleep disturbance
  • Altered taste
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation
  • Indigestion
  • Loss of appetite
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Glykind M Strip Of 10 Tablets

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Glykind M tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is recommended to avoid using the Glykind M tablet during pregnancy, as there is limited information available. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning pregnancy, your doctor may suggest the best-suited alternative.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Glykind M tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is recommended to avoid using the Glykind M tablet during breastfeeding, as there is limited information available about the effect of this medicine in infants. Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother, your doctor may suggest the best-suited alternative.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Glykind M tablet?
A:
No information is available on the ability to drive or use machines, however, if you observe or experience any side effect, then it is advisable not to drive or use machines. Contact your doctor or pharmacist for further information.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Glykind M tablet?
A:
No information is available on the interactions of this medicine when taken with alcohol. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for further information.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from any kind of infection
  • You have undergone any surgery
  • You have a history of an allergic reaction
  • You have liver or kidney problems
  • You are suffering from dehydration
  • You are at risk of having high blood sugar
  • You have a blood enzyme deficiency (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency)
  • The use of this medicine has not been studied in children and adolescents
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Glykind M Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

It acts by stimulating insulin secretion from the β-cells of the pancreas and increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas. It also helps to restore the body's proper response to the insu...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Glykind M Strip Of 10 Tablets

Glykind M tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It should be taken with food. It would be best if you took ...
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interactions

Interactions of Glykind M Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way the Glykind M tablet works or the Glykind M tablet itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, i...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Glykind M Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store this medicine in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Do not use expired medicines. Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Glykind M Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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 overeating.
  • 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 Glykind M tablet be stopped?

A: No, you should never stop taking the Glykind 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.

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ContainsGliclazide(80.0 Mg),Metformin(500.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 Diabetes mellitus
Side effectsNausea, low blood sugar, vomiting, taste disturbance, stomach pain
Last Updated on: 24 Aug 2021 | 04:00 PM (IST)
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