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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Sugana 1/4.
Sugana 1/4 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the develop... View More
Sugana 1/4 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby. ... View More
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Sugana 1/4 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sugana 1/4 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of ... View More
Sugana 1/4 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Sugana 1/4 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of S... View More
Sugana 1/4 is a combination medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. This medicine is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar... View More
Uses of Sugana 1/4
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effects of Sugana 1/4
- Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
- Taste change
- Stomach pain
- Edema (swelling)
- Weight gain
- Blurred vision
- Bone fracture
- Respiratory tract infection
How to use Sugana 1/4
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. Sugana 1/4 is to be taken ... View More
How Sugana 1/4 works
Sugana 1/4 is a combination of three antidiabetic medicines: Glimepiride, Metformin and Pioglitazone. They work by different mechanisms to provide bette... View More
- Take it with food to lower your chance of having an upset stomach.
- It may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
- Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemic symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxi... View More
- Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, or yellowing o... View More
Type 2 DM
Type 2 Diabetes Starting Dose: 1 tab (4mg/1mg) qDay with first meal of day Titrate: glimepiride component increased not to exceed 2 mg q1-2 week Not ... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal impairment, starting dose: 1 tab (4mg/1mg) qDay with first meal of day; titrate carefully
Patients with established Class III or IV heart failure is contraindicated.
Mode of Action
Glimepiride: Initial effect to increase insulin secretion from beta cells; may also decrease rate of hepatic glucose production and increase insulin rec... View More
Hypoglycemia: All sulfonylurea drugs are capable of producing severe hypoglycemia. Proper patient selection, dosage, and instructions are important to a... View More
1-10% Edema (3%),Myocardial infarction (<3%),Cerebrovascular accident (<2%),Cardiac failure (<3%),Headache (3-6%),Hypoglycemia (4-6%),Bone fracture (<8... View More
Glimepiride: Salicylates, sulfonamides, chloramphenicol, clarithromycin, coumarin anticoagulants, probenecid, CYP2C9 inhibitors, fibric acid derivatives... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More