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Dibizide 10 MG Tablet

Manufactured byMicro Labs Ltd.
ContainsGlipizide
Description

Dibizide 10 MG Tablet is an effective oral antidiabetic medicine belonging to the sulfonylurea group of medicines. It is used to lower blood glucose levels in patients with type II diabetes mellitus. It is sometimes used along with insulin or other anti-diabetic medicines to achieve better control of the high blood sugar levels. A controlled diet and regular exercise along with anti-diabetic medications may give better results.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Dibizide 10 MG Tablet

Glez 10 MG Tablet
Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Dibizide 10 MG Tablet

  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Shaking of body
  • Skin Rash
  • Yellowing of skin and eyes
  • Dark colored urine
  • Pain in upper abdomen
  • Unusual bleeding
  • Fever
  • Excessive air or gas in stomach
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Decreased heartbeat
  • Elevated liver enzymes

Uses of Dibizide 10 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Type II Diabetes Mellitus
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 minutes of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average of 12-24 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to glipizide or any inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Type I Diabetes mellitus

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have type I or insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.

Diabetic ketoacidosis

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the drug based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Hypoglycemia

This medicine may cause hypoglycemia in some patients. This risk is especially higher in patients suffering from kidney diseases, malnourishment, pituitary gland diseases, etc. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments may be required based on the clinical condition. Your doctor may advise you to carry a sugar candy to counteract the effects of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia).

Stress

Use of this medicine should be discontinued in patients exposed to stressful conditions such as fever, trauma, surgeries, or accidents since it may not be effective in controlling blood sugar levels in these conditions. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

Heart disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of heart diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Close monitoring of heart function, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Hemolytic anemia

This medicine may cause hemolytic anaemia in some patients. This risk is especially higher in patients suffering from a G6PD deficiency. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in such patients based on the clinical condition.

Gastro-intestinal blockage

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in a patient having bowel movement disorders due to a blockage or narrowing of food pipe.

Photo-sensitivity

This medicine may cause allergic skin reactions on exposure to sunlight in some patients. Patients are advised to use sunscreen and wear protective clothing to avoid these reactions. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in the reactions are severe.

Change of medication

You may experience some temporary side effects if there is a change in the current medications used for diabetes mellitus. This overlapping effect is because of the change from one medicine to another. Close monitoring of blood sugar levels is recommended in these cases.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in people below 18 years of age.

Life style changes

Regular and moderate exercise like brisk walking and dietary modifications should be done. The patient should strictly adhere to the drug regimen.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose 30 minutes before the next meal. However, if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose should be skipped to prevent overdosing.

Overdose

Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include weakness, shaking of the body, blurred vision, excessive sweating, stomach pain, and seizures. Sometimes, an overdose of Dibizide 10 MG Tablet may cause a rapid fall in blood sugar levels that could be life-threatening.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.
Interaction with Medicine

Atenolol

Gatifloxacin

Miconazole

Ethinyl Estradiol

Selegiline

Ibuprofen

Disease interactions

Heart Disease

This medicine should be administered with extreme caution in patients suffering from heart diseases or diseases of the blood vessels due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of heart function and vital signs is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be administered with extreme caution in patients with a known history of renal impairment due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of liver impairment due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Hypoglycemia

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients predisposed to hypoglycemic episodes. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments may be required based on the blood glucose levels.

Hemolytic Anemia/G6PD Deficiency

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from hemolytic anaemia or G6PD deficiency since it may worsen the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Your dosage is likely to change over time based on the response to the medication. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. This medicine should be taken 30 minutes before the first meal of the day. Regular exercise, controlled diet and frequent monitoring of blood sugar levels are recommended while taking any anti-diabetic medicine.
Miscelleneous

To be taken before food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by increasing the release of insulin from the pancreas. Increased level of insulin reduces the amount of sugar present in the blood. It also reduces the amount of glucose released into the blood by the liver.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Sulfonylureas

Schedule

Schedule H

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