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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Glucocare.
Glucocare may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developi... View More
Glucocare is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Glucocare does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Glucocare should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glucocare may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Th... View More
Glucocare should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glucocare may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Glucocare is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults. It belongs to a group of medicines called sulfonylureas and helps control bloo... View More
Uses of Glucocare
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effects of Glucocare
- Upset stomach
How to use Glucocare
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. Glucocare is to be taken w... View More
How Glucocare works
is an antidiabetic medication. It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood sugar levels.
What if you forget to take Glucocare?
You should skip a dose of Glucocare if a meal is skipped, and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.
- Take it shortly before or with the first main meal of the day (usually breakfast). Avoid skipping meals.
- Be careful while driving or operating machinery until you know how Diamicron XR 60 Tablet affects you.
- It can 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 anxie... 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 ... View More
Type 2 DM
Should be taken 30 mintues before meal or with meal.
Oral Type 2 diabetes mellitus Adult: Initially, 40-80 mg daily gradually increased to 320 mg daily if necessary. Doses >160 mg daily are given in 2 di... View More
Type 1 DM, diabetes complicated with ketoacidosis; hypersensitivity; severe renal and hepatic impairment. Pregnancy and lactation.
Mode of Action
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