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glibenclamide

This medicine is used for managing maturity onset diabetes

Contradications

Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you have any of these conditions; Juvenile diabetes with Ketosis (type of diabetes), impairment of renal function (kidney disorder), stress, diabetic coma.

Side effects

Some patients might experience Nausea. Pease consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.

Expert Advice

Avoid this medication if:

  • You are allergic to this medicine or it's contents, (Sulfa, etc.)

Consult your doctor if:

  • You are pregnant, planning to have a child, or breastfeeding.
  • You have any sort of digestive problems
  • You have a medical history of: Liver diseases, kidney diseases, thyroid problems, blood disorders, etc.
  • You are considered an elderly patient, since this medicine may cause low blood sugar in such patients.
  • Inform your physician about any other medication you are taking.

Be careful about:

  • Having your meals on time to maintain blood sugar levels
  • Taking the medicine timely, in the way that your physician has prescribed (with food)
  • Following the lifestyle changes that your physician has suggested.

FAQs

What family of drugs does this medicine belong to?

It belongs to a class of drugs known as sulfonylureas. These drugs are used in the treatment of diabetes.

Can this medicine cause low blood sugar?

This is a possible side effect, but can be avoided if meals are taken regularly.

What do I do if I skip a dose?

If it has not been too long, have the skipped dose with your next meal. If it is almost time to take your next dose, do not take two doses, simply return to the prescribed routine.

What will happen if I skip a meal?

If you are not regular with your meals, you may experience symptoms of low blood sugar: Such as palpitation, sweating, dizziness, light headedness etc. In this case, taking sugar can relieve your symptoms.

Should this medicine be used beyond the date of expiry?

Kindly avoid taking any medication beyond the mentioned date of expiry.

Can this medicine be used if I have a liver or kidney disease?

No. Please consult your doctor if you suffer from a liver or a kidney disease.

Is this drug safe to use during pregnancy?

No. This drug is not recommended for use in pregnancy. Please consult your doctor before using it during pregnancy.

Can I use this drug during lactation?

No. The use of this medication is not recommended for use during lactation. Please consult your doctor before using this drug during breast feeding.

Can I use this drug with my blood pressure lowering medication?

Some of the blood pressure lowering drugs may enhance the effect of glibenclamide causing hypoglycemia. Please consult your doctor for further assistance.

Can I use this drug with insulin?

If your doctor has recommended using this drug with insulin then it should be added to your treatment. However, it is advised to strictly follow the prescribed doses , as failure to do may cause symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) such as; dizziness, light headedness, palpitations etc.

Can this medicine be used in type 1 diabetes?

No. This medicine is only for use in type 2 diabetes.

Is it okay to use this drug in elderly?

Yes, this medicine can be given to elderly patients but regular dose monitoring is important because older patients are more prone to the development of low blood sugar. Please consult your doctor for further guidance.

Medicines containing glibenclamide

Semi Glicon 2.5mg

By Efroze

Pack size: 6 x 10s

Rs.5.3

Bemide 5mg

By Ardin

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.6.67

Benclamide 5mg

By Valor

Pack size: 6x10's

Rs.6.67

Benil 5mg

By Reko

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.10.17

Daonil 5mg

By Sanofi

Pack size: 60

Rs.71

Desugar 5mg

By Lisko

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.14.71

Diabeta 5mg

By Siza

Pack size: 6x10's

Rs.5

Diabinil 5mg

By Lowitt

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.40

Diamide 5mg

By Epla

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.7.42

Diamin 5mg

By Medicaids

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.9.98

Dicon 5mg

By Life line

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.11.67

Euglucon 5mg

By Martin Dow

Pack size: 6x10's

Rs.16

Glabinol 5mg

By Geofman

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.50

Glaonil 5mg

By Dosaco

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.11.7

Glibetide 5mg

By Rex

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.14.17

Glicam 5mg

By Nova Med

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.46

Glicon 5mg

By Efroze

Pack size: 60

Rs.59.46

Glifen 5mg

By Pharmadic

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.11.67

Glimme 5mg

By Batala Pharma

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.6.67

Glucoban 5mg

By Mega

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.60

Glukil 5mg

By swiss pharma

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.48

Ibenese 5mg

By Usawa

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.40

Jaclamide 5mg

By Jinnah Pharma

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.6.67

Pharmide 5mg

By Pharmacare

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.13.33

Pligliben 5mg

By Pliva

Pack size: 6x10s

Rs.7.42