Glucomet Tablet 500 is a medication that combines two active ingredients, Glibenclamide (also known as Glyburide) and Metformin. This combination is often prescribed to individuals with type 2 diabetes to help manage their blood sugar levels effectively.
Glucomet helps lower blood sugar levels by increasing insulin sensitivity and reducing insulin resistance.This medication is prescribed when diet and exercise alone are not sufficient to control blood sugar levels.By controlling blood sugar levels, Glucomet can help prevent or delay diabetes-related complications like heart disease, kidney problems, and eye issues.
Still it is suggested to consult your doctor before consuming the drug. Share your complete medical history and consult your doctor incase of pregnancy and lactation.
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- The dosage of Glucomet Tablet 500 should be determined by a healthcare provider based on the individual's specific needs and response to treatment.
- Regular blood sugar monitoring is essential while taking this medication to ensure it's effectively managing glucose levels without causing hypoglycemia.
- Patients taking Glibenclamide should be educated on recognizing and treating hypoglycemia, as it can be a side effect of this medication.
- Kidney and Liver Function: It's important for your healthcare provider to monitor kidney and liver function regularly, as Metformin can affect these organs in rare cases.
- Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: Consult your doctor before using Glucomet during pregnancy or breastfeeding.
- Glibenclamide can cause low blood sugar, leading to symptoms such as sweating, shaking, fast heartbeat, and confusion.
- Gastrointestinal Distress can be caused by Metformin may cause stomach upset, diarrhea, or nausea. These side effects often improve with time.
- Weight Gain in some people may experience weight gain with Glibenclamide.
- Hypersensitivity Reactions rarely, individuals may experience skin rashes or allergic reactions to either of the active ingredients.
Q1. Can Glucomoet Tablet 500 cure diabetes?
No, Glucomoet Tablet 500 cannot cure diabetes. It is used to manage and control blood sugar levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes.
Q: Can I drink alcohol while taking Glucomoet Tablet 500?
It is best to avoid alcohol or drink it in moderation while taking this medication, as alcohol can affect blood sugar levels.
Q:How should I take Glucomoet Tablet 500?
A3. Follow your healthcare provider's instructions carefully. Typically, it is taken orally with meals to reduce gastrointestinal side effects.
Q: What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it's close to your next scheduled dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.