glizid 40 mg is an oral anti-diabetic, it is used to lower the blood sugar level. It is used only in patients diagnosed with Type II Diabetes. It may be used along with Insulin or other medicines in order to achieve better control over the blood sugar levels. A controlled diet and exercise routine may give better results.
Glizid 40 MG Tablet also has some side effects that are not experienced by everyone taking it. The side effects are – diarrhea, dizziness, stomach cramps, joint pain, gastrointestinal problems, headaches, increased skin sensitivity, vomiting and nausea. Consult a doctor if you experience these side effects. It is advisable to stop from consuming this medication any further if you experience the following – seizures, chest pain, unconsciousness and severe skin reactions such as peeling and blistering.
glizid 40 mg tablet dose can be taken as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dosage then the missed dose can be skipped.
It is recommended to discontinue the medicine and contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms like dizziness, confusion, increased heartbeat, tremor and sweating after taking the medicine should be reported immediately.
- Diabetic ketoacidosis
- Impaired kidney function
Major & minor side effects for glizid 40 mg tab
- Nausea or vomiting
- Changes in vision
- Decreased heartbeat
- Abdominal pain
- Skin rash
- Elevated liver enzymes
Pregnancy – glizid m 40 mg is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
Breast-feeding – This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
Hypoglycemia – Glizid 40 MG Tablet is not recommended in the patients with hypoglycemia as it increases the risk of lowering of blood glucose levels. Inform the doctor if you experience any symptoms like dizziness, confusion or weakness.
Impaired kidney function – Glizid 40 MG Tablet is not recommended in the patients suffering from a severe kidney imparement.
Impaired liver function – Glizid 40 MG Tablet is not recommended in the patients suffering from a severe liver impairment.
Hemolytic Anemia – Glizid 40 MG Tablet is not recommended in the patients with glucose-6-phosphate (G6PD) deficiency due to the risk of developing hemolytic anemia.
Before using gliclazide, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition.
- Blurred vision
- Diabetic ketoacidosis
- Discontinue use of this drug if jaundice or hepatitis occurs
- If you also take anticoagulant, adjustment of the anticoagulant dosage may be necessary
- Patients with hepatic and renal impairment should be carefully monitored
- Patients with hepatic impairment