Glifor 80 mg / 500 mg Tablet should be taken with food. Take it regularly at the same time every day to get the most benefit. Your doctor will decide which dose is best for you and this may change from time to time depending on how well it works depending on your blood sugar level.
Continue to take this medicine even if you feel well or your blood sugar levels are controlled. If you stop it without seeing your doctor, your blood sugar level could rise and put you at risk for kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems and loss of limbs. Remember that this is only one part of a treatment program which should also include healthy eating, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor. Your lifestyle plays a big role in controlling diabetes.
The most common side effect of Glifor 80 mg / 500 mg Tablet is low levels of glucose in the blood (hypoglycaemia). Make sure you recognize the signs of low blood glucose, such as sweating, dizziness, headache, and tremors, and know how to deal with them. To avoid this it is important to have regular meals and always carry a fast acting source of glucose such as sugary foods or fruit juice with you. Drinking alcohol can also increase your risk of low blood sugar and should be avoided. Other side effects that may be seen when taking this medicine include taste changes, nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain, headache, edema (swelling), blurred vision, bone fracture, and infection of the tract. upper respiratory tract. Some people may find that they weigh on this medication.
You should not take it if you have type 1 diabetes mellitus, if you have diabetic ketoacidosis (high levels of acid in your blood), or if you have severe kidney or liver disease. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had heart disease. It may not be appropriate. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Your blood sugar level should be checked regularly and your doctor may also advise blood tests to monitor your blood cell count and liver function.