Glychek 40 Tablet 15's
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Glychek 40 Tablet 15's belongs to the class of drugs called ''oral hypoglycemic'' used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus when diet and exercise alone cannot control their blood sugar levels. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic or lifelong disorder that affects the way our body processes glucose. People with type 2 diabetes either do not produce enough insulin, or the insulin produced cannot perform its function in the body (insulin resistance). Middle-aged or older individuals are most likely to suffer from type 2 diabetes, so it is also known as adult-onset diabetes.
Glychek 40 Tablet 15's contains gliclazide. It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas. It stimulates insulin secretion from the pancreas and decreases blood sugar levels. Glychek 40 Tablet 15's prevents the blood glucose level from rising to very high levels, thus keeping your blood sugar level under control.
Glychek 40 Tablet 15's should be taken in the dose and duration your doctor advises. In some cases, you may experience certain common side effects, such as stomach ache or indigestion, feeling sick (nausea), vomiting (diarrhoea), and constipation. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and resolve gradually over time. However, please consult your doctor if you experience these side effects persistently.
Do not stop taking Glychek 40 Tablet 15's on your own since it may cause a rise in your blood sugar levels leading to other health issues like blindness, kidney damage, and loss of limbs. Before starting Glychek 40 Tablet 15's, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding. And also, tell the doctor if you have/had any medical history of heart, liver, and kidney diseases, glucose-6- phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency (abnormality of red blood cells), and haemolytic anaemia. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking Glychek 40 Tablet 15's; it might increase the side effects (hypoglycemia). Inform your doctor about all the medicine you are taking and your health condition to rule out any unpleasant side effects. Glychek 40 Tablet 15's works best when coupled with a healthy lifestyle like losing weight if you are overweight (BMI >25), eating fewer calories (low fat and sugary food), and being more physically active (at least 150 min of activity every week).
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Glychek 40 Tablet 15's plays a vital role in managing diabetes and achieving good control of blood sugar levels. Glychek 40 Tablet 15's is a class of medications called a sulfonylurea, which decreases raised blood sugar levels by stimulating insulin release from the beta cells located in the pancreas (insulin-secreting organ). In a nutshell, Glychek 40 Tablet 15's prevents the blood glucose level from rising to very high levels, thus keeping your blood sugar level under control. Glychek 40 Tablet 15's plays a vital role in controlling blood sugar levels and prevents serious complications of diabetes like retinopathy (eyesight loss), nephropathy (kidney problems), neuropathy (nerve damage), diabetic foot ulcer and delayed wound healing. Glychek 40 Tablet 15's shows optimum effects when taken along with healthy lifestyle changes like weight loss, a healthy diet, and regular exercise.
Glychek 40 Tablet 15's should not be used in patients with type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. Do not take Glychek 40 Tablet 15's if you are allergic to Glychek 40 Tablet 15's or any ingredient of Glychek 40 Tablet 15's, have severe liver or kidney problems, have severe thyroid or adrenal gland problems, or have ever had a diabetic coma. Some diabetic patients taking Glychek 40 Tablet 15's may develop a rare but serious condition called lactic acidosis. In this condition, too much lactic acid is accumulated in the blood. So, your liver and kidney's proper functioning is required to eliminate excess lactic acid from the blood. Consult your doctor and take only if prescribed under medical supervision. Glychek 40 Tablet 15's shows optimum effects when taken along with healthy lifestyle changes like weight loss, regular exercise, healthy diet.
Drug-Drug Interactions: Glychek 40 Tablet 15's interact with other medicines used to treat high blood sugar (oral antidiabetics, GLP-1 receptor agonists or insulin), antibacterial drugs (sulfonamides, clarithromycin), medications to treat high blood pressure or heart failure (captopril, enalapril), medicines to treat fungal infections (miconazole, fluconazole), drugs to treat indigestion and ulcers in the stomach or duodenum (H2 receptor antagonists such as ranitidine), medicines to treat depression (monoamine oxidase inhibitors such as selegiline, phenelzine), painkillers or antirheumatics (ibuprofen, phenylbutazone), anti-inflammatory medications (glucocorticoids such as hydrocortisone, prednisolone), blood thinner /anticoagulant medication (warfarin), and medicines containing alcohol.
Drug-Food Interactions: Glychek 40 Tablet 15's interacts with alcoholic beverages, which may increase the risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar).
Drug-Disease Interactions: Glychek 40 Tablet 15's should be avoided in patients with severe liver or kidney problems, severe thyroid or adrenal gland problems, or whoever has a diabetic coma, as it may worsen the condition.
Do not consume alcohol while taking Glychek 40 Tablet 15's. Taking Glychek 40 Tablet 15's with alcohol can cause hypoglycemia. So, keep your doctor informed if you drink alcohol.
As the data around the use of Glychek 40 Tablet 15's in pregnant women is limited, the use of Glychek 40 Tablet 15's in pregnancy is restricted. Please consult your doctor for advice before using Glychek 40 Tablet 15's.
Tell your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Do not breastfeed while you are taking Glychek 40 Tablet 15's without advice from your doctor. If you take Glychek 40 Tablet 15's while breastfeeding, there's a risk of your baby getting low blood sugar.
Glychek 40 Tablet 15's may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels), whose symptoms include unusual sleepiness, shivering, palpitations, and sweating. This may affect your ability to drive. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration or mental alertness.
Tell your doctor before receiving the Glychek 40 Tablet 15's if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. Your doctor may adjust your dose depending upon your current kidney conditions.
Tell your doctor before receiving the Glychek 40 Tablet 15's if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. Your doctor may adjust your dose depending upon your current kidney conditions.
Glychek 40 Tablet 15's is not recommended for children below the age of 18 years. The safety and effectiveness of Glychek 40 Tablet 15's have not been established in children. So, only take Glychek 40 Tablet 15's if the doctor has prescribed you.
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Type 2 diabetes: It is a chronic (long-lasting) condition that keeps the body away from properly utilizing insulin. Hence, people affected with type 2 diabetes either do not produce enough insulin or are resistant to insulin. Middle-aged or older are most likely to suffer from type 2 diabetes, which is also known as adult-onset diabetes. Type 2 diabetes symptoms include frequent urination at night, increased thirst, slow wound healing, increased hunger, fatigue and blurred vision. There may be weight gain in some cases, while in rare cases, weight loss may be observed. The complication of type 2 diabetes also includes nerve problems, kidney problems and damaged retina of the eyes or blindness, loss of limbs, sexual dysfunction, and an increased chance of heart attack or stroke.
Glychek 40 Tablet 15's
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