Glizid 80 MG Tablet
Glizid 80 MG Tablet falls in the category of oral hypoglycemic. Glizid 80 MG Tablet is a used in the treatment of the type 2 diabetes. Glizid 80 MG Tablet helps to control the blod sugar levels in the body. Glizid 80 MG Tablet activates the pancreas to the secrete more insulin and also supports of the body in utilizing insulin more effectively.
glizid 80 MG Tablet is used when other methods of treatment such as diet and weight loss and exercise have failed to produce to the desired results. The dosage of the Glizid 80 MG Tablet varies from 80 mg to the 320 mg on a daily basis. If one is to the take a dose more than 160 mg then the dose is a divided into two equal parts. Glizid 80 MG Tablet 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.
How does medicine work?
Glizid 80 MG Tablet belongs to the class sulfonylureas. glizid 80 tablet works by lowering the blood glucose levels by stimulating the release of insulin from pancreatic beta cells.
When not to use?
Avoid taking this medicine if you have a known allergy to glizid 80 mg Tablet or any other medicine belonging to the class sulphonylureas.
Avoid taking this medicine if you have repeated episodes of diabetic ketoacidosis.
Impaired kidney function
Avoid taking this medicine in patients with impaired kidney function or history of severe kidney injury.
The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. If glizid 80 dosage is time for next dosage of then the missed dose can be a skipped.
It 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.
Major & minor glizid 80 side effects
- Nausea or vomiting
- Changes in vision
- Decreased heartbeat
- Abdominal pain
- Skin rash
- Elevated liver enzymes