Glynase MF Forte Tablet 10'S

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INTRODUCTION

GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET is a combination of Glipizide and Metformin which belongs to the group of medicines called Antidiabetic agents. It is used in adults to treat type II diabetes mellitus when diet, exercise and treatment with single agents does not result in adequate sugar control.

Type II diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease characterized by abnormally high levels of glucose in the blood. It is caused due to inadequate production of a hormone called insulin (produced by pancreas to metabolize glucose) in the body or due to inadequate sensitivity of body cells to the actions of insulin.

Before taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET, inform your doctor if you have any liver, kidney or heart problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have any hormonal imbalance, alcoholism, or if you are malnourished, starved, on an irregular diet as a precaution.

GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET is strictly not recommended for use in patients with type I diabetes mellitus, severe heart failure or lactic acidosis. It is also not suitable for use in pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Along with the treatment, follow the diet and lifestyle changes advised by your doctor to achieve better results. Avoid smoking and consumption of alcohol while taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET as it may aggravate your existing condition.

The most common side effects of taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET are low blood sugar levels, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach upset and changes in taste. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.

USES OF GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET

  • Treats Type II diabetes mellitus

HOW GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET WORKS

GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET stimulates the pancreas to secrete more insulin (a hormone involved in glucose metabolism). It also makes our body more sensitive to insulin which helps in digesting the circulating sugars (glucose) in the blood, thereby reducing blood sugar levels. Additionally, it can also reduce the amount of glucose produced by the liver and reduces its absoprtion in the body.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET preferably 30 minutes before meals or as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

Do not stop taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET unless your doctor advice you to stop.

SIDE EFFECTS OF GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET

COMMON

  • hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels)
  • nausea, vomiting
  • diarrhea, stomach pain, loss of appetite
  • changes in taste, metallic taste

UNCOMMON

  • dizziness,  drowsiness
  • feeling shaky
  • blurred vision
  • eczema (skin inflammation)

 

RARE

Stop taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • severe allergic reaction (such as skin rash, swelling of the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, or throat which causes difficulty in breathing or swallowing)
  • signs of severe decrease in blood sugar level (such as confusion, headache, excessive sweating, clammy skin, trembling, weakness, double vision, excessive hunger, nausea, vomiting, problems in sleeping, feeling agitated, unable to concentrate, drowsiness, loss of consciousness, slowed reactions, depression, trouble seeing or speaking, paralysis, numbness, dizziness, hallucinations, difficulty in breathing, slowed or faster heartbeat with chest pain)
  • signs of liver problems (such as nausea or vomiting, stomach pain, unusual or unexplained tiredness, loss of appetite, dark urine, yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes)
  • signs of lactic acidosis (cold hands or feet, dizziness or light-headedness, slow or irregular heartbeat, weakness or tiredness, unusual muscle pain, trouble breathing, sleepiness or drowsiness, stomach pains, nausea or vomiting)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Hypoglycemia:

Have foods rich in sugars such as fruit juices, glucose drinks, candies, honey or biscuits. Check your blood sugar after 10 minutes. If not gained optimum level, take another sugary snack, or a drink and check the blood sugar again. Consult your doctor if there is no improvement in your condition.

Diarrhoea:

Hydrate yourself by drinking plenty of fluids, such as water or fruit juices. Consuming ORS can also be beneficial. Do not self-treat diarrhea on your own. Consult your doctor if your diarrhea becomes uncontrollable.

Nausea:

Take GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET with or just after meals. Stick to simple meals. Avoid eating oily or spicy foods. Consult your doctor if your nausea worsens.

Headache:  

Rest and relax. Keep yourself hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids such as water or electrolytes. Applying a pain-relieving balm on your forehead can be beneficial. Do not consume excessive alcohol, as it could aggravate your headache. Consult your doctor if your headache worsens.

Dizziness:

Try to rest and relax. Get enough sleep. Avoid driving or operating any tools or machines completely while you are feeling dizzy. Do not consume excessive alcohol. Consult your doctor if your dizziness worsens.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines if your ability is affected by GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET as it may increase the risk of unwanted side effects.

KIDNEY

GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with severe kidney problems. It should be used with caution in patients with other kidney problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

LIVER

GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver problems. It should be used with caution in patients with other liver problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET if you are allergic to Glipizide, Metformin or to any other sulfonylureas (Ex. glyburide, glimepiride) or sulphonamides (Ex. sulfasalazine).

LUNGS

GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with breathing problems (such as asthma or COPD) or lung infections. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

HEART DISEASE

GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with severe heart problems (such as heart failure). It should be used with caution in patients with other heart problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

OTHERS

GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET is not recommended for use if you:

  • have type I diabetes mellitus (insulin dependent diabetes)
  • have lactic acidosis (build-up of lactic acid in the body)
  • have diabetic ketoacidosis (a diabetic complication causing episodes of fatigue, nausea, frequent urination and muscular stiffness)
  • have uncontrollable diabetes
  • are an alcoholic
  • are severely dehydrated (due to recent diarrhea or vomiting)
  • have any serious infection
  • have shock or problems in blood circulation

Before taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET, inform your doctor if you:

  • have G6PD deficiency
  • are on fating or malnourished, starved, on an irregular diet, or feeling weak
  • perform extreme physical exercises without proper carbohydrate intake
  • have hormonal problems (Ex. disorders of pituitary gland, adrenal cortex or thyroid gland)
  • smoke
  • are scheduled for any X-rays or a major surgery

Use in pediatrics:

GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET is not recommended for use in children and in adolescents (aged below 18 years). Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

Use in geriatrics:

GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged above 65 years). Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Before taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • other medicines used to treat diabetes (Ex. teneligliptin, rosiglitazone, pioglitazone, glimepiride)
  • diuretics (used to reduce edema and to treat hypertension) Ex. furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide
  • medicines used to treat pain and inflammation (such as ibuprofen and celecoxib)
  • medicines used to treat high blood pressure (such as atenolol, propranolol, captopril, enalapril, ramipril, lisinopril, losartan, valsartan, olmesartan, telmisartan)
  • medicines used to treat asthma (Ex. salbutamol or terbutaline)
  • corticosteroids (used to treat pain and inflammation) Ex. hydrocortisone, prednisolone
  • verapamil (a medicine used to treat heart problems)
  • rifampicin (a medicine used to treat tuberculosis)
  • cimetidine (a medicine used to treat stomach ulcer)
  • dolutegravir (a medicine used to treat HIV infection)
  • ranolazine (a medicine used to treat chest pain)
  • trimethoprim (a medicine used to treat bacterial infection)
  • vandetanib, crizotinib and olaparib (medicines used to treat cancer)
  • antifungal medicines (used to treat fungal infections) such as miconazole, isavuconazole or fluconazole
  • antibiotics (used to treat bacterial infections) such as fluorquinolones (Ex. ciprofloxacin, moxifloxacin), clarithromycin, co-trimoxazole, rifampicin, chlormaphenicol, tetracyclines or sulphonamides (Ex. sulphasalazine)
  • medicines used to treat stomach ulcers such as ranitidine, famotidine, cimetidine
  • medicines used to treat depression (such as moclobemide, isocarboxazid, phenelzine and tranylcypromine)
  • medicines used for pain relief (Ex. aspirin, phenylbutazone, ibuprofen, phenylbutazone, azapropazone)
  • medicines to treat mental illness (such as chlorpromazine, prochlorperazine, lithium)
  • danazol (a medicine used to treat breast disorders, heavy menstrual bleeding and endometriosis)
  • medicines used for blood thinning (Ex. warfarin)
  • oral contraceptives (birth control pills) Ex. drospirenone, ethinylestradiol
  • sulfinpyrazone, probenecid (medicines used to treat gout)
  • thyroid hormones such as thyroxine (used to treat thyroid deficiency)
  • phenytoin (a medicine used to treat epilepsy)
  • clofibrate, nicotinic acid (medicines used to treat high blood cholesterol levels)
  • isoniazid (a medicine used to treat tuberculosis)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally took more GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET, you may experience the signs of hypoglycemia (such as increased hunger, sweating, headache, feeling clammy, restless or aggressive, shakiness, fast heartbeat and confusion). To manage this, consume any sugary food immediately. If the symptom did not improve or worsens contact your doctor immediately. Other symptoms of overdosage might include vomiting, stomach pain with muscle cramps, feeling generally unwell with severe tiredness and difficulty in breathing.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Glipizide, Metformin
Pharmacological Category :   Sulfonylureas, Biguanides
Therapeutic Indication :   Type II diabetes mellitus           
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET out of reach of children
  • Store GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET

Q: What is GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET used for?

A: GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET is an antidiabetic medicine used to treat Type II diabetes mellitus when diet, exercise and treatment with single agents does not result in adequate response.

Q: How and when to take GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET?

A: Take GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET preferably 30 minutes before meals or as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not cursh or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

Q: How long should I take GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET?

A: You need to take GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET as long as your doctor or physician prescribes you the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

Q: What is the best time to take GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET?

A: GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET must be taken just before meals to avoid gastrointestinal side effects.

Q: What to do if I forgot to take a dose of GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET?

A: If you forgot to take a dose of GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET to compensate the missed ones.

Q: Can I stop taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET without consulting your doctor?

A: No. You should not stop taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET without consulting your doctor because it may lead to reversal of symptoms. If you feel better after using GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET, consult your doctor for advice.

Q: Will taking a higher dose of GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET be more effective?

A: No, taking a higher dose of GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET will not be effective rather it can lead to toxicity. Always take the dose prescribed by your doctor. If the prescribed dose is not effective for you, consult your doctor for advice. Your doctor might increase the dose or suggest an alternative therapy.

Q: Can I take medication for high blood pressure along with GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET?

A: It is not advisable to take medicines to control blood pressure while taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET without consulting your doctor, as they have known interactions with GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET.

Q: How to manage the side effects of GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET?

A: Low blood sugar is a common side effect of taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET. Try to have sugar rich food items such as fruit juice, glucose tablets or gel, soft drinks, honey or sugary candy. Check your blood sugar after 10 minutes. If not gained optimum level, take another sugary snack, or drink, and check the blood sugar levels once again. If your condition did not improve, consult your doctor immediately.

Q: Can GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET be taken with insulin?

A: Co-administration of GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET with insulin is considered risky as they can increase the chances of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels). Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

Q: Can GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET be used in pregnant women?

A: GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice before taking it.

Q: What are the side effects of taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET?

A: The most common side effects of taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET are low blood sugar levels, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach upset and changes in taste. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.

Q: Can GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET cause dizziness?

A: Yes. Dizziness is a common side effect of using GLYNASE MF FORTE 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 GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET.

Q: What precautions do I need to follow while taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET?

A: Before taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET inform your doctor if you have any liver, kidney or heart problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have any severe systemic infections or are severely dehydrated due to excessive vomiting or diarrhea recently. Along with the therapy, follow the diet and lifestyle changes advised by your doctor to achieve better results. Consult your doctor before taking GLYNASE MF FORTE TABLET if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Glucose-Fasting Blood
  • Glucose-Postprandial Blood
  • Glycosylated Haemoglobin

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    GLIPIZIDE 5MG+METFORMIN HYDROCHLORIDE 1000MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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