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Dibiglim 1 Mg

Drug brand named Dibiglim 1 mg is manufactured by Sandoz Novartis India Ltd and mainly contents the generic drug Glimepiride.
Package: 10 Tablet

Active Ingredients of Dibiglim 1 mg

Glimepiride 1 mg

Can we use Dibiglim 1 mg during pregnency

Pregnancy D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks

Can we use Dibiglim 1 mg during lactation

Lactation L4 There is positive evidence of risk to a breastfed infant or to breastmilk production but the benefits of use in breastfeeding mothers may be acceptable despite the risk to the infant eg if the drug is needed in a lifethreatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective

For what type of diseases Dibiglim 1 mg may be prescribed

Noninsulin dependent diabetes

What are the known Side Effects of Dibiglim 1 mg

Nausea stomach upset skin rash acute toxicity

Precautions before taking Dibiglim 1 mg

Medicines that can increase blood sugar can reverse the action of glimepiride These drugs include diuretics for example hydrochlorothiazide Hydrodiuril Ezide HydroPar Microzide and many combinations with other drugs furosemide Lasix corticosteroids such as prednisone and methylprednisolone Medrol phenytoin Dilantinniacin and sympathomimetics such as pseudoephedrine Sudafed Beta blockers such as propranolol Inderal and atenolol Tenormin can cause low or high blood sugar Additionally they can directly reverse the sugarlowering effect of sulfonylureas and render them less effective Beta blockers also can blunt some of the bodys protective responses to low blood sugar thus making it difficult for patients to recognize reactions due to low blood sugar hypoglycemia This notwithstanding beta blockers have been used successfully in patients with diabetes and have been associated with improved survival in patients with diabetes and high blood pressure Rifampin increases the breakdown of glimepiride by liver enzymes This might reduce the effect of glimepiride and result in higher levels of sugar in the blood

Significance of Dibiglim 1 mg

This medication is an oral hypoglycemic antidiabetic drug prescribed for type 2 diabetes

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