Glucotain M 5mg/500mg Tablet strip of 10 tablets
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Manufactured By Biotrans Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Composition Glibenclamide 5mg,Metformin 500mg
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Glucotain M 5mg/500mg Tablet Uses:
Glucotain M 5mg/500mg Tablet composition:
Interactions / Warnings:
- Take it shortly before or with the first main meal of the day (usually breakfast). Avoid skipping meals.
- Be careful while driving or operating machinery until you know how Glibenclamide affects you.
- It can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
- Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemic symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxiety.
- Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, or yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice).
Glucotain M 5mg/500mg Tablet Side Effects:
How to use Glucotain M 5mg/500mg Tablet :
This medicine may cause stomach upset if taken empty stomach.
How Glucotain M 5mg/500mg Tablet works:
No. Glibenclamide and glipizide are different medicines; however, they belong to same family of drugs called sulfonylureas
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No, Aviglen is not known to have any role in the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Also, there is no clinical evidence available regarding the same.
Q. Why Aviglen should be cautiously used in elderly patients?
Aviglen should be used with extra caution in elderly patients because they are at high risk of getting low blood sugar (hypoglycemic event)
Q. Is Aviglen useful in the management for prediabetes?
The Aviglen is not used for the management of prediabetes, a condition with blood glucose levels higher than normal but not high enough to label you as diabetic. There are clinical studies available, but the evidence is not strong enough for its use in prediabetes.
Q. How is Aviglen different from teneligliptin?
Both Aviglen and teneligliptin are antidiabetic drugs and control blood sugar levels effectively. However, they work in different ways and have a different mechanism of action and side effects. Glimepiride commonly causes hypoglycemia and weight gain while teneligliptin causes headache and nasopharyngitis. Teneligliptin causes hypoglycemia when used along with insulins or sulfonylureas and does not cause weight gain.
Q. Can I skip Aviglen for few days?
No, Aviglen should not be skipped, as it can make your diabetes worse. If you miss the dose by mistake, take it as soon as you remember.
Q. Can I take Aviglen if I have a sulfa allergy?
Use of Aviglen should be avoided if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Q. Does Aviglen cause weight gain?
Yes, Aviglen can cause weight gain. It is advisable to closely monitor your diet and do regular exercise while taking this medicine. Avoid skipping your meal as it can cause very low blood sugar levels and you may end up snacking or taking a lot of sugars.
Q. Is there any benefit of taking Aviglen with insulin?
Aviglen, when used with insulin, can help to control high blood sugar levels. Taking them together can help to lower the dose of insulin but there could also be an increased risk of hypoglycemia. Dose of these medicines may need to be adjusted along with regular blood sugar level monitoring
Q. Is it safe to take Aviglen with liraglutide?
Yes, Aviglen and liraglutide can be taken together, as they can help in better control of blood sugar levels. However, the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) can increase. Consult your doctor as a dose adjustment of the two may be needed.
Q. Is Aviglen a Thiazolidinedione?
No, Aviglen is not a Thiazolidinedione, it is a sulfonylurea. However, both are antidiabetic medicines but belong to a different group of medicines.
Q. Is Aviglen useful in the management of gestational diabetes?
Aviglen is not advised to be used for the management of gestational diabetes. Use of Insulin is advised during pregnancy to control the blood glucose levels
Q. Does Aviglen cause hair loss?
No, hair loss is not seen with the use of Aviglen. However, diabetes itself can lead to hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you have excessive hair loss as it could be due to some other underlying condition or it could be a sign of your diabetes getting worsened.
Q. Is it safe to take Aviglen with pioglitazone?
Yes, it is safe to take Aviglen with Pioglitazone in patients with diabetes mellitus. Together they can control your blood sugar levels, lower plasma lipid levels and improve blood pressure. However, the risk of very low blood sugar levels can increase and the dose of these medicines may need to be adjusted.
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