GLICO M

Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. It is due to either the pancreas not producing enough insulin or the cells of the body not responding properly to the insulin produced.

  • Manufacturer : Consern Pharma
  • Equivalent Brands : Gliclazide 
  • Generic Brands : Gliclazide 
  • Strength : 80mg

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About Glicol M Tablet

Glicol M  Tablet belongs to the class sulfonylureas. It works by lowering the blood glucose levels by stimulating the release of insulin from pancreatic beta cells.

Glicol M  Tablet falls in the category of oral hypoglycemic. This medication is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Glicol M 80 Mg/500 Mg Tablet helps to control the blod sugar levels in the body. It activates the pancreas to secrete more insulin and also supports the body in utilizing insulin more effectively.

Glicol M 80 Mg/500 Mg Tablet is used when other methods of treatment such as diet, weight loss and exercise have failed to produce the desired results. The dosage of Glicol M 80 Mg/500 Mg Tablet varies from 80 mg to 320 mg on a daily basis. If one is to take a dose more than 160 mg then the dose is divided into two equal parts. It is recommended to avoid modifying the dose without consulting the doctor. Also, in case you miss a dose, avoid taking two doses in order to compensate for the missed dose.

It is advised not to take this medication if you – are allergic to any of its ingredients; are breast feeding or pregnant; have an infection; affected by type 1 diabetes; have kidney or liver problems; have undergone surgery.

Glicol M 80 Mg/500 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.

Do inform you doctor about other medications you are taking before starting a course of Glicol M 80 Mg/500 Mg Tablet. Glicol M 80 Mg/500 Mg Tablet also causes reactions like warmth, nausea and flushing if one consumes alcohol. It is also recommended to follow a proper diet alongside the medication.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Diabetologist before using this medicine.

What are the uses of Glicol M 80 Mg/500 Mg Tablet

  • Type 2 Diabetes MellitusGlicol M 80 Mg/500 Mg Tablet is used in the treatment of Type II Diabetes Mellitus which is a condition with elevated blood glucose levels in the body.

What are the side effects of Glicol M 80 Mg/500 Mg Tablet ?

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea Or Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Confusion
  • Weakness
  • Sweating
  • Changes In Vision
  • Decreased Heartbeat
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Constipation
  • Skin Rash
  • Elevated Liver Enzymes

What are the dosage instructions?

  • Missed DoseThe missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dosage then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • OverdoseIt 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.
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