|Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way.
|Glimtab 1mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
|Glimtab 1mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. \nLimited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.Monitoring of the breastfed infant's blood glucose is advisable during maternal therapy with Glimtab 1mg Tablet
|Helps decrease high blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications of diabetes. Take just before or with the first main meal of the day (usually breakfast). Avoid skipping meals. Exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) alongside. Learn how to identify and manage symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) such as sweating, rapid heartbeat, weakness, blurry vision, and headache, and teach your family as well. Avoid drinking alcohol.
|Common Side Effect
|Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness.
|How to Use
|Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Glimtab 1mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
|Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
|Glimtab 1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glimtab 1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.Use of Glimtab 1mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.
|Glimtab 1mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glimtab 1mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.Use of Glimtab 1mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.
|Mechanism of action
|Glimtab 1mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication (sulphonylurea). It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.
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