Glynase XL 5 Mg

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  • Manufacturer : USV Pvt Ltd
  • Equivalent Brands : Glucotrol XL
  • Generic Brands : Glipizide

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1. Buy Glynase XL 5mg Online

Glynase XL 5mg Tablet is an effective oral anti-diabetic medicine belonging to sulfonylurea group of medicines. It is used to lower blood glucose levels in patients with type II diabetes mellitus.

It is sometimes used along with insulin or other anti-diabetic medicines to achieve better control of the high blood sugar levels. A controlled diet and regular exercise along with anti-diabetic medications may give better results.

Glynase XL 5mg Tablet contains Glipizide as an active ingredient. Glynase XL 5mg Tablet works by promoting insulin secretion in the body. USV manufactures Glynase XL 5mg Tablet.

2. How To Glynase XL 5mg Work?

Glynase XL 5mg 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.

3. What is Glynase XL 5mg Tablet?

Glynase XL 5mg Tablet is an oral medication for diabetes which helps to keep your blood sugar level in check by stimulating the pancreas to produce more insulin. This medication is used along with exercise and diet in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Before you start a course of Glynase XL 5mg Tablet , inform your doctor if you – have liver or kidney problems; diarrhea or intestinal blockage; disorders in the adrenal or pituitary glands; are malnourished; have a history of heart problems. This medication is prescribed along with a healthy diet pattern and an exercise regimen. It is strictly recommended to follow a healthy lifestyle to prevent any unwanted spikes in blood sugar.

Do not change the dosage of this medication without consulting the doctor. It is generally taken 30 minutes before a meal. You have to swallow the tablet whole without chewing or crushing it. Taking Glynase XL 5mg Tablet can result in low blood sugar whose symptoms are irritability, sweating, dizziness and confusion. Consult a doctor if you experience any of its side effects.

In case you miss a dose, do not compensate by doubling up on your next dose. It is recommended to consume Glynase XL 5mg Tablet  on a regular basis to keep your blood sugar level in check. Overdoing on this medication can lead to a life threatening condition called hypoglycemia. The symptoms ate stomach pain, confusion, seizure and tremors.

During the course of this medication, it is advisable to avoid alcohol. Alcohol tends to cause interference with diabetes treatment.

4. How To Take Glynase XL 5mg Tablet?

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. Glynase XL 5mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

5. Side Effects of Glynase XL 5mg

The following are the most common side effects of Glipizide:

  • Anorexia
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Fatigue
  • Nausea
  • Pruritus
  • Urticaria
  • Vomiting

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Arthralgia
  • Jaundice
  • Diarrhoea
  • Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar levels)

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

6. Warning of Glynase XL 5mg tablet

Glynase XL 5mg 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.

Glynase XL 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited 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 Glynase XL 5mg Tablet.

Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.

Glynase XL 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glynase XL 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels with this medicine, which may take a long time to come back to normal.

Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way.

Glynase XL 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glynase XL 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

7. Precaution of Glynase XL 5mg 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.

8. Glynase XL 5mg Dosage

Missed Dose - Take the missed dose 30 minutes before the next meal. However, if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose should be skipped to prevent overdosing.

Overdose - Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include weakness, shaking of the body, blurred vision, excessive sweating, stomach pain, and seizures. Sometimes, an overdose of Glipizide may cause a rapid fall in blood sugar levels that could be life threatening.

9. Uses of Glynase XL 5mg

Glynase XL 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

10. Storage of Glynase XL 5mg

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Store it at room temperature and away from excess heat and moisture. Keep in an airtight container and keep away from children.

Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Glynase XL 5mg Tablet.

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