Glibamide 5mg Tablet Description:
Glibamide 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.
Glibamide 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.
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness.
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. Glibamide 5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Is glibenclamide same as glipizide?
No. Glibenclamide and glipizide are different medicines; however, they belong to same family of drugs called sulfonylureas
Does Glibamide play any role in the treatment of Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)?
No, Glibamide is not known to have any role in the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Also, there is no clinical evidence available regarding the same.
Why Glibamide should be cautiously used in elderly patients?
Glibamide should be used with extra caution in elderly patients because they are at high risk of getting low blood sugar (hypoglycemic event)
Is Glibamide useful in the management for prediabetes?
The Glibamide is not used for the management of prediabetes, a condition with blood glucose levels higher than normal but not high enough to label you as diabetic. There are clinical studies available, but the evidence is not strong enough for its use in prediabetes.
How is Glibamide different from teneligliptin?