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.
Missed Dose instructionsTake 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 instructionsContact 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
DiseasePatients who suffer from Heart Disease, Diabetic Ketoacidosis, Kidney disease and Liver disease should not consume this medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholAlcohol consumption is not suggested during treatment with this medication due to the increased risk of severe side effects.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineThe medication should not be used in combination with mlodipine, Atenolol, Estradiol, Gatifloxacin, Miconazole, Iodinated Contrast Media, Aloe Vera, Selegiline and Ibuprofen.
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