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Glumet DC 500mg Tablet

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How To Use Glumet DC 500mg Tablet

This medicine is for oral use only. Swallow this medication as a whole with water. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take this medication at a fixed time each day if it is indicated for everyday use.

Please consult a doctor especially before taking Glumet DC. If you have any of the following conditions:-

  • Allergy to Glumet DC or any of its components
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Breastfeeding
  • Pregnancy 
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Dehydration
  • Severe infection
  • Alcoholism
  • Liver Disease
  • It is not recommended for children. Please keep it out of reach from them
 
Glumet DC Drug Interactions

Drug to drug interaction reaction of Glumet DC varies from a person to another person. It is advisable to check with your doctor about all the possible drug interactions before starting the medication.
  • Alcohol
  • Iodinated contrast agents
  • Β2-agonists
  • Diuretics
  • Angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors

This is an incomprehensive list of drug-to-drug interactions and conditions that might interfere with Glumet DC function. Do inform your doctor about all your current medications prior to consuming this drug. 

Keep the following precautions in mind as well:-
  • Tell your doctor if you have any other diseases or if you are taking any other medication
Alcohol Warning (Not Advisable)
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Glumet DC 500mg Tablet. Alcohol intoxication can increase the risk of lactic acidosis particularly in case of fasting, malnutrition or hepatic impairment.

Pregnancy Warning (B)
Glumet DC 500mg Tablet should be safe to use during pregnancy because either animal or human studies have not shown any adverse effects on the fetus, however, uncontrolled hyperglycemia in people with PCOS can increase the risk of congenital abnormalities and intrauterine death.

Breastfeeding Warning (Limited Data)
Limited human studies suggest that Glumet DC 500mg Tablet does not represent a significant risk to the baby when used during pregnancy. In regards to limited data, please consult your doctor to decide on discontinuation of breastfeeding or Glumet DC 500mg Tablet.

Driving Warning (Safe)
Glumet DC 500mg Tablet usually does not affect the ability to drive. Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

Kidney Warning (High Risk)
Glumet DC 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease, especially in patients with creatinine clearance less than 60mL/min. Patients with severe kidney disease has high risk to get lactic acidosis. Dose adjustment of Glumet DC 500mg Tablet and regular check up to monitor renal function may be needed. Please consult your doctor before consumption.

Liver Warning (Limited information)
Glumet DC 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease due to increased risk of lactic acidosis. Hence liver function test should be done before initiating Glumet DC 500mg Tablet. Discontinuation of Glumet DC 500mg Tablet may be needed if there is deterioration of liver function. Please consult your doctor.

As with all medications, you may experience some side effects. Not everyone experiences it. This is not a cause for concern. However, it is so that you are aware of it.

There could be certain side-effects associated with the usage of the medication. Please refer to the list below:-
  1. Taste disturbance
  2. Nausea
  3. Vomiting
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Abdominal pain
  6. Loss of appetite

While some these symptoms are more common, there are a few rare symptoms that could also occur. If you are feeling any other symptoms (whether it is mentioned in the above list or not), please consult with a doctor immediately. Please, consult with a doctor if you are having rashes or blurry visions. Report if you experience any other symptoms as the above list may not be exhaustive. These symptoms become more prominent as when one is undergoing a long term therapy with this medication.
1. What should I do when I missed a dose of Glumet DC?

If you have missed a dose by chance, try to consume it as soon as possible when you notice. If the time to your next dosage is close, simply skip the medicine. In such cases, try to not double the dosage. 


2. I  think I have accidentally overdosed from the prescribed quantity of Glumet DC. Do I need to see a doctor?

If you feel that you might have used more than the prescribed quantity of Glumet DC, please talk to a physician immediately as overdosage more than the prescribed quantity might lead to undesirable side-effects. 


3. Am I allowed to drink alcohol after taking Glumet DC?

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended with Glumet DC. The resulting interaction between this medication with alcohol may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness and also it might raise the risk of side effects occurrence. In any case, do not consume more than 90 mL a day.


4. Will the consumption of Glumet DC affect the child that I am bearing?

No sufficient information is available about the usage of Glumet DC during pregnancy. You’re advised to consult an obstetrician for detailed information before start consuming this drug. Pregnant women can consider the pros and cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.


5. I am currently nursing my baby. Is it safe to use Glumet DC during breastfeeding or lactation?

The usage of Glumet DC is not recommended during breastfeeding or lactation. You’re advised to consult an obstetrician for detailed information before start consuming this drug. Lactating mother can consider the pros and cons of the drug with the help of a doctor before it is used.

6. What should I do if I mistakenly took an expired dose of Glumet DC?

Consuming an expired dose of Glumet DC by accident might not be harmful but do consult your physician for advice just to be safe in this matter. 



7. Can you explain on the safety of the usage of Glumet DC?

Glumet DC is safe to use if taken in the prescribed dosage as suggested by the physician.


8. Do I have to gradually reduce the dosage of Glumet DC or can it be stopped abruptly? 

Some drugs cannot be stopped immediately as it can have some withdrawal symptoms. Consult with your doctor regarding the usage of the medication as well as withdrawal symptoms, if any.


9. In a day, how many times should I take Glumet DC?

The dosage and frequency of Glumet DC is based on your condition. Use the drug as instructed by your doctor. You can also follow the instruction that has been printed on the product insert.


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Information last updated on: : Wed Mar 03 2021 04:00:21 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time) 4.9

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