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Glynase-Mf Tablet

Manufacturer: USV Ltd
Medicine composition: Glipizide, Metformin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: July 16, 2019

This medication is an oral medication for diabetes. It helps to keep your blood sugar level in check by stimulating the pancreas to produce more insulin. This medication is used along with exercise and diet in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

In case you miss a dose, do not compensate by doubling up on your next dose. It is recommended to consume this medication on a regular basis to keep your blood sugar level in check. Overdoing on this medication can lead to a life threatening condition called hypoglycemia. The symptoms ate stomach pain, confusion, seizure and tremors.

Do not change the dosage of this medication without consulting the doctor. It is generally taken 30 minutes before a meal. You have to swallow the tablet whole without chewing or crushing it. Taking this tablet can result in low blood sugar whose symptoms are irritability, sweating, and confusion. Consult a doctor if you experience any of its side effects.

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medication lasts for 12-24 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medication can be observed within 30 minutes of oral administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Use of this medication in pregnant women is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. It should be used only when the benefits clearly outweigh the risks involved. It is advised to consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Use of this medication is not recommended while breastfeeding. Monitoring of the infant for signs of decreased blood sugar may be required if this medicine is taken. You should consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Glynase-Mf Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose 30 minutes before the next meal. However, if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose should be skipped to prevent overdosing.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected.

This medication lowers blood sugar levels by stimulating the production of insulin from the pancreatic beta cells. It regulates the amount of glucose released into the bloodstream. Also, it decreases glucose production in the liver, decreases intestinal absorption of glucose, and improves insulin sensitivity by increasing bodies glucose uptake and utilization.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Patients who suffer from Heart Disease, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Kidney disease and Liver disease should not consume this medicine.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Alcohol consumption is not suggested during treatment with this medication due to the increased risk of severe side effects.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    The medication should not be used in combination with mlodipine, Atenolol, Estradiol, Gatifloxacin, Miconazole, Iodinated Contrast Media, Aloe Vera, Selegiline and Ibuprofen.

Ques: What is Glynase mf tablet?

Ans: This medication has Glipizide and Metformin as active elements present. It performs its action by promoting insulin secretion in the body, reducing the amount of glucose and controls the amount of glucose in the blood.

Ques: What are the uses of Glynase mf tablet?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as Type 2 diabetes mellitus, Maturity onset diabetes, and Polycystic ovary syndrome.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Glynase mf tablet?

Ans: This medication has some commonly reported side effects such as loss of weight, constipation, hypoglycemia, rash, blurred vision, cephalalgia, headache, nausea, diarrhea, gastralgia, cholestatic jaundice, etc.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Glynase mf tablet?

Ans: Store this medication in a cool dry place and keep it in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store this medication out of sight and reach of children. Unused medicines should be disposed of in special ways to ensure that pets, children and other people cannot consume them.

Ques: How long do I need to use Glynase-Mf Tablet before I see improvement of my conditions?

Ans: This medicine takes 1 or 2 days before you see an improvement in your health conditions. It would be ideal if you note, it doesn't mean you will begin to notice such health improvement in a similar time span as different patients.

Ques: What are the contraindications to Glynase-Mf Tablet?

Ans: Contraindication to glynase. In addition, this medication should not be used if you have the following conditions such as cardiovascular collapse, diabetic ketoacidosis, hypersensitivity, hypersensitivity to the drug, renal disease, septicemia, etc.

Ques: Is Glynase-Mf Tablet safe to use when pregnant?

Ans: This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Ques: Will Glynase-Mf Tablet be more effective if taken in more than the recommended dose?

Ans: No, taking higher than the recommended dose of this medication can lead to increased chances of side effects such as loss of weight, constipation, hypoglycemia, rash, blurred vision, cephalalgia, headache, etc.
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About Glynase-Mf Tablet
What are the uses of Glynase-Mf Tablet
What are the contraindications of Glynase-Mf Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Glynase-Mf Tablet ?
Key highlights of Glynase-Mf Tablet
What are the substitutes for Glynase-Mf Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Glynase-Mf Tablet ?
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