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INFORMATION ABOUT GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG

GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG uses

GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG is a combination of two anti-diabetic medicines: Gliclazide (Sulfonylurea) and Metformin (Biguanide). GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG is used in the treatment of diabetes.

Common side-effects

• Low blood glucose level (Hypoglycemia)
• Nausea
• Vomiting
• Diarrhea
• Allergic reactions
It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.

It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG

• Take GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG preferably with breakfast in the morning. If you are taking it twice a day then take it with breakfast and dinner. If you are taking it thrice a day then take them with major meals such as breakfast, lunch and dinner.
• Remember to always take it with meals to avoid hypoglycemic events (sudden dip in blood glucose levels).
• A low- carbohydrate healthy diet and 45 mins of brisk walk daily along with GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG has been found to give very good results in people with type 2 diabetes.
• Before driving or performing any strenuous activity after taking GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG make sure your blood glucose levels are in good control.
• Do not hesitate to speak with a doctor if you experience hazy vision, dizziness, yellowing of skin, shaky hands, extreme anxiousness, severe stomach pain and profuse sweating.
• Consult your doctor immediately if you experience symptoms such as persistent stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, difficulty in breathing, reduced body temperature and heartbeat as this might be an indication of a serious condition known as lactic acidosis (excess of lactic acid in blood).

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q) How does GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG work?
A) GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG consists of two anti-diabetic medicines namely Gliclazide and Metformin. Gliclazide lowers the blood glucose levels by increasing the amount of insulin release from the pancreas. Metformin lowers the glucose production in the liver, delays glucose absorption from intestine and increases body’s sensitivity to insulin.

Q) Does GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG cause hypoglycemia?                                      A) GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG helps to lower your blood glucose to as normal level as possible. But sometimes it might cause hypoglycemia (lowering of blood glucose level than normal). Symptoms include fatigue, dizziness, profuse sweating, tachycardia (fast heartbeat), and vision disorders. Regular monitoring of your blood-glucose levels is advised while you are on this medication as hypoglycemia could be a side-effect of GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG. Please consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the above side-effects. 

Q) Does GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG cause weight loss/weight gain?
A) There might be fluctuations in weight while you are on this medication. GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG is a combination of two anti-diabetic medicines namely gliclazide and metformin. Weight gain could be a side-effect of gliclazide whereas weight loss could be a side-effect of metformin. It is advised to follow a healthy diet and exercise regularly. Please consult your doctor if you find excess weight loss/gain.


Q) Does GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG cure diabetes?
A) GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG helps in lowering the blood-glucose levels to normal, thereby treats diabetes. However, GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG does not cure diabetes, it only helps in reducing sugar levels in blood. Research is in progress for the cure of diabetes.


Q) Is GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG safe?
A) Yes, GLICLAZIDE 60 MG + METFORMIN 500 MG is safe as long as it is taken at prescribed dose and as advised by a doctor.

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