GLARITUS 100IU INJECTION 1x10ML
What is GLARITUS 100IU Injection used for?
GLARITUS 100IU Injection is used for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
GLARITUS 100IU Injection may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.
How does GLARITUS 100IU Injection work?
GLARITUS 100IU Injection belongs to the class of drugs called as the anti-diabetic drugs. This drug helps in lowering the blood glucose levels by stimulating the peripheral glucose uptake. It also lowers the blood glucose levels by inhibiting the glucose production by the liver.
How to use GLARITUS 100IU Injection ?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual.
GLARITUS 100IU Injection is available as an injection and should be administered as per the instructions provided by the doctor.
- For type 1 diabetes, GLARITUS 100IU Injection should be administered 15 minutes before a meal.
- For type 2 diabetes, GLARITUS 100IU Injection should be administered 15 minutes before or after a meal.
Avoid injecting the drug into a skin area that is swollen and red.
If you miss a dose of GLARITUS 100IU Injection , please consult the doctor.
The overdose symptoms of GLARITUS 100IU Injection may include:
- Muscle weakness
- Blurred vision
What are the drugs that interact with GLARITUS 100IU Injection ?
Drugs that interact with GLARITUS 100IU Injection include the following:
This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.
What are the side effects of GLARITUS 100IU Injection ?
The following are the most common side effects of GLARITUS 100IU Injection :
- Sore throat
- Redness and swelling at the site of injection
- Trouble breathing
- Skin rash
The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:
- Slurred speech
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.
What special precautions GLARITUS 100IU Injection ?
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to GLARITUS 100IU Injection or similar drugs.
- Do not stop using the medication abruptly unless instructed by the doctor. Stopping the medication suddenly may cause the illness to return.
- Consult the doctor before taking any other drug along with GLARITUS 100IU Injection .
- Avoid consumption of alcohol as it may alter the absorption of GLARITUS 100IU Injection .
- Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if GLARITUS 100IU Injection causes dizziness or blurred vision.
What should you tell your doctor before taking GLARITUS 100IU Injection ?
- Tell your doctor if you have any history of hypokalaemia, diabetic ketoacidosis and liver or kidney diseases.
- Inform the doctor if you are taking any other drugs, OTC medications, herbal products or nutritional supplements.
Frequently Asked Questions about GLARITUS 100IU Injection
- I am using Captopril for hypertension. Can I use GLARITUS 100IU Injection ?
- Can I use GLARITUS 100IU Injection for diabetic ketoacidosis?
- What are the other formulations of GLARITUS 100IU Injection available?
- How long can I use GLARITUS 100IU Injection ?
- Can I drive after using GLARITUS 100IU Injection ?
No. Do not use Captopril along with GLARITUS 100IU Injection , as it may lead to complications. Please consult your doctor.
No, GLARITUS 100IU Injection is only prescribed to treat diabetes mellitus. However, please consult your doctor for appropriate medication in case of diabetic ketoacidosis.
GLARITUS 100IU Injection is available only as an injection .
GLARITUS 100IU Injection should be used for the prescribed duration. Discontinuing the medication can alter the blood glucose levels.
You must avoid driving if you experience dizziness or drowsiness after using GLARITUS 100IU Injection .
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