80 mg tablet, 30 mg tablet, 60 mg tablet
The mechanism of action:
This drug reduces blood sugar by increasing the release of insulin from pancreatic beta cells
oral medicine that lowers blood sugar
Use in pregnancy and breastfeeding
Pregnancy: Adequate and well-controlled studies have not been conducted in pregnant women. Therefore, its consumption during this period is not recommended.
Lactation: There is no information available about the secretion of this drug in human milk. Therefore, its consumption during this period is not recommended.
Regarding the correct way to take the medicine, pay attention to these points
- Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor, even if you feel better and do not see symptoms of high blood sugar. Do not take this medicine more or for a longer time than prescribed by the doctor. Taking too much medicine may increase the chance of unwanted side effects. Remember that this medicine does not cure diabetes, but it helps to control it. Therefore, it may be necessary to use it for the whole life. If high blood sugar is not treated, it can cause serious risks such as heart failure, diseases of blood vessels, eyes and kidneys.
- Swallow the tablet completely, avoid crushing and chewing it.
- The amount of calories you need daily should be determined by a doctor or a nutritionist, and it is very important to follow it carefully.
- The type of physical activity, the best time and amount should be determined by the doctor.
- The best way to properly control the disease is to test blood sugar. In this way, the amount of medicine, diet and physical activity can be adjusted.
- In case of diseases such as cold, fever and influenza, especially if it is accompanied by nausea, vomiting or diarrhea, it is necessary to use the usual amount of medicine. Usually, in infection, the need for insulin production increases.
- If you have trouble swallowing solid food, use fruit juice, non-diet soft drinks, thin soups, or small amounts of soft foods.
- Measure the blood sugar level at least once every 4 hours and control the presence of ketones in the urine. If ketones are present, call your doctor immediately. In case of severe or prolonged vomiting, inform the doctor.
- If you forget to take a dose of medicine, take it immediately as soon as you remember. But if it is almost time to take the next dose, do not take the missed dose and resume your normal schedule. Avoid doubling the amount of medicine.
Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are using the following medicines:
Miconazole increases the blood sugar lowering effect of gliclazide with this medicine, there is a possibility of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) and even coma. The combined use of these drugs is prohibited.
Phenylbutazone increases the hypoglycemic effect of gliclazide and their combined use is not recommended. It is preferable to use another anti-inflammatory drug.
Alcohol increases the hypoglycemic effect that can lead to hypoglycemic coma. Avoid drinking alcohol and drugs containing alcohol together with this medicine.
Other antidiabetic drugs (insulin, acarbose, metformin, thiazolidinedione drugs, dipeptidyl peptidase inhibitors, GLP-1 receptor agonists), beta-blockers, fluconazole, angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor drugs (captopril, enalapril), H2 receptor antagonists, drugs Monoamine oxidase inhibitors, sulfonamides, clarithromycin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs – the hypoglycemic effect of this drug is intensified and their simultaneous use should be done with caution.
Danazol – the combined use of these drugs is not recommended due to the increase in blood sugar. If you need to take drugs together, careful monitoring of blood and urine sugar levels is necessary.
Chlorpromazine – the use of high amounts of chlorpromazine (more than 100 mg per day) increases blood sugar levels and their combined use should be done with caution.
Glucocorticoids – the combined use of these drugs increases the amount of blood sugar and the possibility of ketosis. Caution is essential.
Ritodrine, salbutamol, terbutaline (injection) – the amount of blood sugar increases. Accurate monitoring of blood sugar levels is essential.
Anticoagulants (warfarin) – gliclazide may increase the anticoagulant effects of anticoagulants.
1- In order to control the progress of the treatment, especially in the first few weeks of taking the medicine, visit your doctor at regular intervals.
2- Strictly follow the doctor’s instructions regarding alcohol consumption, smoking, simultaneous use of other drugs, traveling and protecting the skin from direct sunlight.
3- In cases of needing urgent medical assistance, it is necessary to comply with the following conditions:
– Permanent use of a bracelet or necklace containing medical information, as well as having a medical identification card containing information about this disease and the drugs used.
– Bringing fast-acting sugars to treat low blood sugar.
4- Taking excessive amounts of medicine can lead to a decrease in blood sugar (hypoglycemia).
– Low blood sugar symptoms should be treated before anesthesia occurs. These symptoms are different in different people, so it is necessary to be aware of the common symptoms of low blood sugar in order to treat it quickly.
These symptoms can include the following:
Anxiety, change in behavior, blurred vision, cold sweat, confusion, cold pale skin, difficulty concentrating, drowsiness, excessive hunger, rapid heartbeat, headache, nausea, anger, nightmare, restless sleep, tremors, difficulty in Abnormal slurred speech, tiredness, or weakness.
– The symptoms of low blood sugar, which may develop quickly, may be caused by the following reasons:
Malnutrition, delay in eating a meal or not eating it, more activity than usual, imbalance between physical activity and carbohydrate consumption, consumption of large amounts of alcohol, use of certain medications, overdose of medication, use of large amounts of insulin and Illness (especially with vomiting and diarrhea), liver and kidney failure, thyroid disorders, hypopituitarism, and adrenal insufficiency.
– Consuming some fast-acting sugars at the onset of low blood sugar symptoms will reduce its severity.
Good sources of sugar are:
Fruit juice, non-diet soft drinks (half a cup), syrup or honey (one tablespoon), sugar cubes and sugar (dissolved in water).
– Avoid chocolate, because its fat reduces the entry of sugar into the bloodstream.
– If the snack consumption plan is not considered for an hour or more, half a sandwich or a glass of milk can be used as a light snack.
5- Another problem related to the lack of control of diabetes is high blood sugar. If you see any of the many symptoms of high blood sugar, call your doctor immediately. If too much blood sugar is not treated, severe hyperglycemia develops, leading to ketoacidosis (diabetic coma) and death.
High blood sugar symptoms appear more slowly than low blood sugar symptoms. These symptoms can include the following:
Blurred vision, drowsiness, dry mouth, redness and dry skin, smell of Estonian breath, increased urination, loss of appetite, stomach pain, nausea or vomiting, fatigue, difficulty in breathing (rapid and deep) and abnormal thirst.
6- In ketoacidosis or diabetic coma, which is severe high blood sugar and requires hospitalization, the symptoms include redness and dryness of the skin, the smell of Estonian breath, the presence of ketones in the urine, sudden anesthesia and difficulty in breathing (fast and deep). ) becomes Many symptoms of blood sugar may be caused by the following reasons:
– Fever, diarrhea or infection.
– In case of using insulin, not taking enough amount or missing a dose of it
– Lack of regular physical exercises
– Eating too much or not following a diet
● History of allergy to gliclazide and any of the components of this drug, sulfonamide drugs and thiazide drugs.
● Type 1 diabetes
● Severe acidosis
● Severe burns
● Diabetic coma
● Diabetic ketoacidosis with or without coma
● Major surgery
● Strong blows
● In situations where there are severe fluctuations in blood sugar
● In situations where the need for insulin changes rapidly
● Severe liver or kidney diseases
● Patients treated with miconazole
Diabezid MR 30 MG
This drug is used as an auxiliary agent in the treatment and control of type 2 diabetes and other diabetes with endocrine diseases (such as Cushing’s disease), and genetic diseases (such as metabolic errors).
Diabezid MR 60 MG
The mechanism of action:
This drug reduces blood sugar by increasing the release of insulin from pancreatic beta cells.
Oral hypoglycemic drug
Diabazid 60 mg tablet is used to control type 2 diabetes and other diabetes related endocrine diseases (such as metabolic disorder). Diabzid 60 tablet, with the generic name of gliclazide, is a functional blood sugar-lowering drug that is prescribed to patients with the diagnosis of a specialist doctor.
What are the side effects of Diabzid 60?
Take this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor
In general, to prevent side effects, different drugs should be used as prescribed by the doctor. Consuming an overdose of Diabazid 60 tablets can cause a noticeable decrease in blood sugar (hypoglycemia). If you see complications such as high fever, mental stress, kidney failure and other symptoms, be sure to inform your doctor.
Note that prescribing medicine is a doctor’s specialty and always consult a doctor for this.
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