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Betaglim 1 MG Tablet

Betaglim 1 MG Tablet

PANACEA BIOTEC LTD

    • Rs. 34.95

    Manufactured by: Panacea Biotec Ltd.

    Composition: Glimepiride

    Strength 1 mg

    Pack size: 10 Tablets

    Drug type: Anti-diabetic agents

    Prescription Required: Yes

    Primary Uses: Type 2 diabetes

    What is Betaglim 1 mg Tablet?

    Betaglim 1 mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine which is used to treat type 2 diabetes.

    Uses:

    Betaglim 1 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

    How Does the Drug Work?

    Glimepiride works by increasing insulin secretion by the pancreas and hence, lowers the blood glucose level.

    Common Side Effects of Betaglim 1 mg Tablet:

    List of major side effects of Betaglim 1 mg Tablet

    • Nausea
    • Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level)
    • Headache
    • Stomach pain
    • Skin rash
    • Flu like symptoms
    • Weight gain

    How to Use Betaglim 1 mg Tablet?

    Betaglim 1 mg Tablet is taken by mouth by swallowing it completely with adequate water. Do not chew and break the medication. This medicine should be taken with food.

    Precautions to be Taken:

    Useful precautions to be taken while using Betaglim 1 mg Tablet

    • Do not take Betaglim 1 mg Tablet you are allergic to this medication.
    • Patients are advised to follow a strict diet and exercise schedule during the treatment with Betaglim 1 mg Tablet to get the best effects.
    • Regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is recommended during the treatment period.
    • Alcohol consumption is not advisable during the treatment with this medicine as it may cause side effects.

     Contraindications:

    List of contraindications while using Betaglim 1 mg Tablet

    • The use of this medication is contraindicated in the patients with diabetic ketoacidosis or hypoglycaemia.
    • The use of Betaglim 1 mg Tablet is contraindicated in the patients with hypersensitivity to this medication.

    Interactions:

    Possible drug interactions of Betaglim 1 mg Tablet with other compounds

    • Concomitant use with CYP2C9 inducers can reduce the concentration of glimepiride.
    • Concomitant treatment with beta blockers may potentiate the hypoglycaemic action.
    • Concomitant use with colesevelam may increase the serum concentration of glimepiride.

    Warnings:

    Warnings while using Betaglim 1 mg Tablet

    • Betaglim 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in the patients with thyroid or adrenocortical insufficiency.
    • This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly and debilitated patients.

    Pregnancy and lactation:

    Betaglim 1 mg Tablet may be unsafe for use during pregnancy and lactation. The pregnant and lactating women should use this medication under medical supervision.

    Storage:

    Store this medication at room temperature (Between 20-25°C). Protect from sunlight and children.

    Dosage:

    Missed dose:

    In case of missed dose, skip the same and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Avoid taking double dose to make up for a missed one.

    Overdose:

    Symptoms of overdose may include severe hypoglycaemia where the patient may become unconscious. Immediately contact to your doctor as emergency medical treatment is required in case of an overdose.

    FAQs:

    1. What is insulin and what is it used for?

    Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that helps to control blood glucose level in body.

    1. What are the side effects of Betaglim 1 mg Tablet?

    The common side effects of Betaglim 1 mg Tablet may include hypoglycaemia, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, skin rash, stomach pain and weight gain.

    1. How often can I take Betaglim 1 mg Tablet?

    Betaglim 1 mg Tablet should be used at fixed dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor.

    1. Is Betaglim 1 mg Tablet safe for use in the pregnant women?

    The pregnant women should use Betaglim 1 mg Tablet under medical supervision.

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