Glucobay M 50 Tablet

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    Glucobay M 50 Tablet Information

    Glucobay M 50 Tablet, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. The alternative uses of Glucobay M 50 Tablet have also been explained below.

    The correct dosage of Glucobay M 50 Tablet depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    The side effects typically associated with Glucobay M 50 Tablet include Stomach Upset, Difficulty urinating. Some other side effects of Glucobay M 50 Tablet have been listed ahead. Such side effects of Glucobay M 50 Tablet normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Glucobay M 50 Tablet is Safe for pregnant women and Unknown for women who are breastfeeding. In addition, Glucobay M 50 Tablet's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Glucobay M 50 Tablet related warnings section.

    Glucobay M 50 Tablet is not recommended if you suffer from certain medical conditions as it can have adverse effects. Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Anemia, Shock are examples of such conditions. The section on Glucobay M 50 Tablet contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Drug interactions for Glucobay M 50 Tablet have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

    You should also be aware that Glucobay M 50 Tablet is safe while driving, and is addiction.



    Glucobay M 50 Tablet Benefits & Uses

    Glucobay M 50 Tablet is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    • Diabetes Type 2

    Glucobay M 50 Tablet Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage
    Adult
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 2
    • Before or After Meal: With meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 3 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: strength 500 mg metformin and 50 mg acarbose
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Diabetes Type 2
    • Before or After Meal: With meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 1 Tablet
    • Dosage Form: Tablet
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 3 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: strength 500 mg metformin and 50 mg acarbose

    Glucobay M 50 Tablet Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Glucobay M 50 Tablet safe for pregnant women?


      There are no side effects of Glucobay M in pregnant women.

    • Is the use of Glucobay M 50 Tablet safe during breastfeeding?


      In the absence of any scientific study about the side effects of Glucobay M in breastfeeding women, information on safety of Glucobay M is unavailable.

    • What is the effect of Glucobay M 50 Tablet on the Kidneys?


      Use of Glucobay M may be dangerous for kidney. Do not use it without doctor advice.

    • What is the effect of Glucobay M 50 Tablet on the Liver?


      Glucobay M may have severe effects on your liver, so do not take it without first consulting your doctor.

    • What is the effect of Glucobay M 50 Tablet on the Heart?


      Side effects of Glucobay M rarely affect the heart.



    Glucobay M 50 Tablet Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Glucobay M 50 Tablet unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Glucobay M 50 Tablet

    • Is this Glucobay M 50 Tablet habit forming or addictive?


      Glucobay M 50 Tablet is not addictive in nature.

    Glucobay M 50 Tablet Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Glucobay M 50 Tablet


      Due to a lack of research, nothing can be said about the consequences of taking Glucobay M 50 Tablet together with food.

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Glucobay M 50 Tablet


      Consuming Glucobay M 50 Tablet with alcohol can have many serious effects on your body.



    Frequently asked Questions about Glucobay M 50 Tablet

    Question over 5 years ago

    Is Glucobay M safe to use?

    Dr. Vedprakash Verma MBBS, MD , Cardiology

    Yes, Glucobay M is safe to use, many people have side effects at first, they usually diminish and then go away completely in a few weeks. A few people find they cannot tolerate metformin, there are other drugs but metformin is usually the first choice. It is very safe

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Glucobay M cause sleep problems?

    Dr. Ayush Pandey MBBS, PG Diploma , General Physician

    Yes, Glucobay M can cause some sleep problems, especially insomnia. On the other hand, Glucobay M has proven to be useful for preventing sleep apnea. The exact relationship between Glucobay M and sleep problems is still not clear, and further studies are needed for a clearer understanding.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I take Glucobay M with statin?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , Diabetology

    Yes, Glucobay M can be taken with the statin. There is no serious or harmful interaction have been observed between them. Some studies say that it's possible your blood sugar (blood glucose) level may increase when you take a statin, which may lead to developing type 2 diabetes. The risk is small but important enough that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning on statin labels regarding blood glucose levels and diabetes.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    Can Glucobay M cause alopecia (hair loss)?

    Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

    Glucobay M is not a known cause of alopecia (hair loss). However, the conditions treated by Glucobay M type 2 diabetes and PCOS, often list hair loss as a possible symptom.

    Question almost 5 years ago

    How does Glucobay M work for PCOS?

    Dr. Sameer Awadhiya MBBS , Pediatrics

    Glucobay M increases the sensitivity of insulin, young women with PCOS often have elevated insulin levels and are more likely to develop diabetes. It is often prescribed for women with PCOS to help prevent diabetes. A lifestyle that includes healthy nutrition and daily exercise is the most important part of a PCOS treatment plan.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Glucophage® (metformin hydrochloride)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 275-276

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 825-826

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Precose® (acarbose tablets)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 277

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