What is Apo-Gliclazide (Gliclazide) used for?
Apo-Gliclazide (Gliclazide) is given to patients with type 2 diabetes to help control blood sugar levels. It works by helping the pancreas to produce more insulin, which can help to decrease the amount of blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. It can also help to increase the breakdown of blood clots within the blood vessels, which may help to prevent long term complications related to diabetes.
How should I use Apo-Gliclazide (Gliclazide)?
Apo-Gliclazide (Gliclazide) tablets should be taken orally. The exact dosage required varies, depending on the condition being treated, and patients should always follow the instructions provided to them by their physician before taking this medication, and never exceed the dosage prescribed.
What are the side effects of Apo-Gliclazide (Gliclazide)?
Some side effects may occur as a result of taking Apo-Gliclazide (Gliclazide), including:
Other more serious side effects of this drug include changes in the levels of blood cells in the blood or yellowing of the eyes or skin. Discuss the risks of all potential side effects with your physician before taking this medication.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Apo-Gliclazide (Gliclazide). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.