FAQs ABOUT BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET
How BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET works?
BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET reduces blood sugar levels by making the body to utilize the circulating insulin (a peptide hormone used for digesting glucose). It also reduces the production of glucose by the liver which eventually decreases blood glucose levels.
Does BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET cause bone fractures?
Yes. BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET may cause bone fractures in some individuals. Therefore, it is important for you to inform your doctor before taking BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET if you have any bone problems or at risk of developing any bone fractures (such as menopause).
Does BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET cause weight gain?
Yes. BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET may cause weight gain in some individuals. To avoid this, follow a healthy diet and regular physical activity as advised by your physician. However, if you experience any weight gain due to swelling of body parts (such as in face, legs or hands), consult your doctor immediately.
What are the side effects of taking BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET?
The most common side effects of taking BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET are decreased blood sugar (hypoglycaemia), abnormal vision, headache, dizziness, weight gain, numbness, joint pain, impotence, back pain, shortness of breath, anaemia and increased respiratory infections. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.
How to take BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET?
You must take BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET as advised by your physician. Try to take BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET preferably after meals and swallow it with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.
Can BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET be taken with insulin?
Co-administration of BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET with insulin is considered risky as they are increased chances of hypoglycemia (decreased blood sugar levels). Consult your doctor before taking BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET along with insulin.
How much BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET should I take?
BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET should be used only under medical supervision. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body condition and severity of the disease condition.
What should I do if I experience low blood sugar after taking BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET?
Low blood sugar is a common side effect of taking BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET. Try to have sugar rich food items such as fruit juice, glucose tablets or gel, soft drinks, honey or sugary candy. Wait for some time. If you cannot any improvement in your condition or if your condition worsen, contact your doctor.
Can BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET cause dizziness?
Yes. Dizziness is a common side effect of using BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET. In case you experience dizziness, lie down until it passes, then get up slowly and carefully. Get adequate rest. Drink plenty of water and other fluids. Avoid coffee, cigarettes and alcohol. Do not drive or use machinery to avoid accidents. Consult your doctor if you experience dizziness continuously for a long time after taking BETAPRIDE 15MG TABLET.