Glychek-M OD Tablet Is Used In The Treatment Of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus.
Glychek-M OD Tablet Is A Combination Medicine That Can Control Blood Sugar Better Than A Single Medication. It Should Be Used Along With A Proper Diet And Regular Exercise For Best Results. Hypoglycemia (low Blood Sugar Level) May Occur As A Side Effect And It Should Be Taken With Food To Avoid Stomach Upset.
USES OF GLYCHEK-M TABLET
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
GLYCHEK-M TABLET SIDE EFFECTS
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level)
Upper respiratory tract infection
HOW TO USE GLYCHEK-M TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Glychek-M OD Tablet is to be taken with food.
This medicine may cause stomach upset if taken empty stomach.
HOW GLYCHEK-M TABLET WORKS
Glychek-M OD Tablet is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Gliclazide and Metformin. Gliclazide is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Metformin is a biguanide which works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin.
GLYCHEK-M TABLET RELATED WARNINGS
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Glychek-M OD Tablet Taking metformin with alcohol can cause lactic acidosis and you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, sleepiness, stomach upset, or other unusual symptoms.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Glychek-M OD Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Glychek-M OD Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Glychek-M OD Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glychek-M OD Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Glychek-M OD Tablet is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Glychek-M OD Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glychek-M OD Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Glychek-M OD Tablet is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.