FAQs ABOUT GLYCIPHAGE
Can I consume alcohol while taking GLYCIPHAGE?
No. Do not consume alcohol while taking GLYCIPHAGE as it can increase your blood sugar levels further.
Can GLYCIPHAGE cause vitamin B12 deficiency?
Yes. The use of GLYCIPHAGE can cause alternation in blood count. It can cause decrease in number of red blood cells making your skin look pallor and can make you feel tired and weak. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
What are the precautions do I need to follow while taking GLYCIPHAGE?
Before taking GLYCIPHAGE inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or if you have type I diabetes or any other conditions affecting your liver, kidney, or heart function. Inform your doctor if you have any signs of infections. Make sure to drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration and urinary infections. While taking GLYCIPHAGE, always carry a sugary snack or meal with you, so that it can help you to cope up sudden episodes of dizziness or fainting caused due to low blood sugar levels. Regularly monitor your blood glucose levels and kidney functions as instructed by your doctor without fail.
Can I stop taking GLYCIPHAGE once my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking GLYCIPHAGE without consulting your doctor. Continue to take GLYCIPHAGE as instructed by your doctor to obtain better results.
What are the possible side effects of GLYCIPHAGE?
GLYCIPHAGE can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain and changes in taste sensation. However, these side effects are usually temporary and gets resolved within two weeks of time. If they persist for longer period, contact your doctor.