Gliclazide Tab 80mg
|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Offer|
|28 Tablet/s||US$ 0.39||US$ 10.89||
|56 Tablet/s||US$ 0.32||US$ 18.1517%US$ 21.78||
|84 Tablet/s||US$ 0.30||US$ 25.4122%US$ 32.67||
|US Brand Name||DIAPREL|
Gliclazide is an oral anti-diabetic agent used to treat the most common type of diabetes, Type 2 diabetes. It is considered an effective diabetes drug because it promotes good glycaemic control and reduces inflammation and the risk of cardiovascular complications. The medicine belongs to a class of sulfonylureas, which confers beneficial effects in diabetic vascular disease. Due to its antioxidant properties, it promotes glycaemic control. In addition, the use of anti-diabetic medication is associated with a reduction in platelet reactivity and a low risk of hypoglycaemia.
The starting dose is usually 80 mg once daily. It is not recommended for use in children. If you have swallowed too many tablets, contact your doctor right away. You may experience signs of an overdose, including symptoms of low blood sugar such as weakness, palpitations, confusion, double vision, trembling, and sweating. Speak to your doctor before you stop the treatment.
Do not take Gliclazide tablets if you are allergic to Gliclazide or other medicines belongs to the sulfonylureas class of medications. Avoid taking the anti-diabetic agent if you have severe liver disease, kidney disorders, porphyria, Type 1 diabetes, or have ever had a severe diabetic reaction, or take miconazole. Patients should not consume alcohol in combination with diabetes drugs. Gliclazide 80 mg tablets are not recommended to pregnant women or planning to have a baby. You should not take this oral anti-diabetic agent while you are breastfeeding. If your blood levels are too low, this could adversely affect your concentration, and therefore your ability to perform tests. Talk to your doctor about whether you can drive if you have frequent episodes of low blood sugar.
Discontinue treatment and consult your doctor immediately if you experience serious side effects such as:
- Any allergic reactions like skin rash, difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Signs of severe hypersensitivity reactions, initially a patient may experience flu-like symptoms and a rash with a high temperature.
- Symptoms of the low blood sugar level include weakness, palpitations, headache, sleep disorders, feeling agitated, trouble seeing or speaking, angina, numbness, dizziness, drowsiness, loss of consciousness, etc.
- Liver impairment, including hepatitis or liver failure causing loss of appetite, weakness, weight loss, fever, fatigue, and jaundice.
- Tell your doctor right away if you notice side effects that become troublesome or persist for a longer duration. Other side effects of the medicine include:
- Skin: skin rashes, hives, itching, redness, and hives
- Blood disorders: Gliclazide may affect your cells in the bloodstream, which can cause anaemia, and this makes you more likely to catch infections or develop bruising or bleeding.
- Eye diseases: Anti-diabetic medicine can affect your vision for a short time, especially at the initial days of the treatment. Vision changes can be due to fluctuation in blood sugar levels.
- Gastrointestinal disturbances: Abdominal pain, constipation, feeling or being sick, constipation, indigestion and diarrhoea.
- Others- low sodium levels in the bloodstream.