Zoryl 3mg Tablet
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Zoryl 3mg Tab is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It can help control the increased levels of blood sugar in the body. This anti-diabetic medicine prevents long-term complications of diabetes due to the presence of glimepiride.
Uses of Zoryl 3mg Tab
Zoryl 3mg Tab use is mainly indicated for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Contraindications of Zoryl 3mg Tab
- Patients who are allergic to glimepiride or other sulfonylureas
- Patients suffering from type 1 diabetes
- Patients suffering from a complication of diabetes known as diabetic ketoacidosis
- Patients with severe kidney or liver disease
Side effects of Zoryl 3mg Tab
Zoryl 3mg Tab side effects include low blood sugar with symptoms like confusion, anxiety, light-headedness or dizziness, sweating, sleepiness, headaches, weakness or fatigue, unconsciousness and mood changes. Allergic reactions with symptoms like breathing and swallowing difficulty, swelling of the throat or tongue or rashes are also seen. Other effects include abnormal liver function (jaundice), itchy skin, dark-coloured urine, pale stool or tar-coloured stool, low blood cell or platelet counts, low sodium levels (hyponatremia) with symptoms like nausea, vomiting, headache, confusion, loss of energy and fatigue.
Precautions and Warnings of Zoryl 3mg Tab
Can I take Zoryl 3mg Tab during pregnancy?
You should not take this medicine while pregnant.
Can I take this tablet while breastfeeding?
There are chances of this medicine passing into breast milk. Thus, it is better to avoid taking this medicine while breastfeeding. If prescribed by your doctor, you should monitor the breastfed baby for any symptoms of low blood glucose.
Can I drive if I have consumed Zoryl 3mg Tab?
It is probably safe to drive after taking this medicine. However, you should consult your doctor for the same. Glimepiride can cause low blood sugar levels, which can lead to drowsiness, unconsciousness, and confusion. You should keep a chocolate bar or juice close to you while driving. It will come in handy if you have frequent episodes of hypoglycaemia.
Can I consume alcohol with Zoryl 3mg Tab?
It is better to avoid consuming alcohol with this medicine. It can lead to a decrease in blood sugar levels.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
You must consult your doctor before taking this medicine in case you suffer from kidney disease, have a deficiency of the glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) enzyme, which can lead to haemolytic anaemia (destruction of red blood cells) and when your blood sugar level is low.
Mode of Action of Zoryl 3mg Tab
How Does It Work?
Insulin helps move sugar from the blood to the cells, which use it to produce energy. However, in the case of type 2 diabetes mellitus, there is insufficient production of insulin. This leads to an increase in sugar levels in the blood. This medicine acts by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas thereby lowering blood sugar levels in the body.
Directions for Use of Zoryl 3mg Tab
This medicine should be taken as per the prescription of the doctor. It can be taken orally by swallowing it whole with water. You should avoid chewing, crushing, or breaking the tablet. The medicine is to be taken with food.
Interactions of Zoryl 3mg Tab
Interactions with other medicines
Beta-blockers can cause a drastic fall in blood sugar levels. It can also hide some signs of low blood sugar. It can also interact with antibiotics, antifungals, clofibrate, disopyramide, fenfluramine, fluoxetine, insulin, metformin, antidepressants of the class monoamine oxidase inhibitors, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medicines, and other anti-diabetic medications. Steroids, diuretics, oestrogens, hormonal contraceptives or thyroid supplements may decrease the effectiveness of this medicine to cause an increase in the blood sugar level.
Interactions with food items
This medicine has not shown any interactions with food.
Other general Interactions
No other interactions have been reported.
Storage and disposal of Zoryl 3mg Tab
This medication should be stored in a cool and dry place, away from the reach of children.
Dosage of Zoryl 3mg Tab
Zoryl 3mg Tab overdose can cause a decrease in blood sugar levels. In case the blood sugar level gets too low, you should immediately consume some sugar or fruit juice to bring the blood sugar levels back to normal. However, you should not give food or drink to an unconscious person; report to the hospital immediately in such cases.
Missed a Dose
You should avoid taking an extra dose to compensate for the missed dose. If it is time for the next Zoryl 3mg Tab dosage, you should skip the missed one and continue with your usual dosing schedule.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I take Zoryl 3mg Tab if I am using antibiotics?
A: Antibiotics may interact with this medicine. Therefore, talk to your doctor before using it.
Q: Are there any specific dietary restrictions that need to be followed with this medicine?
A: You should maintain a strict diabetic diet. Moreover, you should exercise regularly to improve the overall control of the disease.
Q: What to do in case of an overdose?
A: Zoryl 3mg Tab for diabetes reduces the blood sugar levels in the body. However, in the case of an overdose, the sugar level may drop drastically and cause symptoms like dizziness, light-headedness, headache and anxiety. In such cases, you should immediately consume some sugar or sugary drink to restore the sugar level.
Q: When is Zoryl 3mg Tab contraindicated?
- Allergy to glimepiride
- Type 1 diabetes
- Kidney or liver disease
Q: Does this medicine also work for the treatment of type 1 diabetes?
A: No. This medicine is only for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. You should not take it if you suffer from type 1 diabetes as it can worsen your condition.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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