Glucobay M

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    Glucobay M Information

    Glucobay M is a commercial drug that is prescribed in the form of Tablet. The alternative uses of Glucobay M have also been explained below.

    The optimal dosage of Glucobay M is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. The condition it has been prescribed for, and the route of administration also determine the right dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    The most common side effects of Glucobay M are Stomach Upset, Difficulty urinating. Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Glucobay M can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. Such side effects of Glucobay M normally do not last long and go away once the treatment is completed. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    In addition, Glucobay M's effect is Safe during pregnancy and Unknown for lactating mothers. Warnings related to Glucobay M's effects on the liver, heart and kidney, if any, have been listed below.

    Glucobay M is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Anemia, Shock as it can result in adverse effects. Other contraindications of Glucobay M have been discussed in the sections ahead.

    Drug interactions for Glucobay M have been reported in the medical literature. Refer to the list below for further details.

    In addition to these precautions, you may also note that Glucobay M is safe while driving, and is is addictive in nature.



    Glucobay M Benefits & Uses

    Glucobay M is used to treat the following -

    Other Benefits

    • Diabetes Type 2

    Glucobay M 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 Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Glucobay M is used -

    Severe

    • Blurred vision

    Moderate

    Mild

    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Altered taste
    • Diarrhoea
    • पेट दर्द
    • Loss of appetite
    • Headache
    • पेट की गैस
    • Dyspepsia

    Common

    • Stomach Upset
    • Difficulty urinating

    Glucobay M Related Warnings

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


      Pregnant women can take Glucobay M without worrying about any side effects.

    • Is the use of Glucobay M 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 on the Kidneys?


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

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


      Effects of Glucobay M on the liver can be severe. It is not safe for use without doctor's advice.

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


      Glucobay M is rarely harmful for the heart.



    Severe Interaction of Glucobay M with Other Drugs

    Glucobay M should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate



    Glucobay M Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Glucobay M

    • Is this Glucobay M habit forming or addictive?


      Glucobay M is not addictive in nature.

    Glucobay M Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Glucobay M


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

    • Interaction between Alcohol and Glucobay M


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



    Frequently asked Questions about Glucobay M

    Question almost 4 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 over 3 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 over 3 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 over 3 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 over 3 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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