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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Glucostat 80.
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Glucostat 80 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the devel... View More
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Glucostat 80 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
Glucostat 80 does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Glucostat 80 should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glucostat 80 may be needed. Please consult your doct... View More
Glucostat 80 should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glucostat 80 may be needed. Please consult your docto... View More
Glucostat 80 is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults. It belongs to a group of medicines called sulfonylureas and helps control b... View More
Uses of Glucostat 80
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effects of Glucostat 80
- Upset stomach
How to use Glucostat 80
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. Glucostat 80 is to be take... View More
How Glucostat 80 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 Glucostat 80?
You should skip a dose of Glucostat 80 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.
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