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What Diabeta is and what it is used for
The name of your medicine is Glibenclamide Tablets. These tablets belong to a group of medicines called sulphonylureas. Glibenclamide Tablets are used to lower blood sugar levels and are used in the treatment of late-onset diabetes (type II diabetes mellitus) in patients whose blood sugar is not controlled by diet alone and who are not suitable for insulin injections.
How to take Diabeta
Always take Glibenclamide Tablets as your doctor has told you. Your doctor will decide the right dose for you, this will be on the pharmacist’s label. This medicine should be swallowed whole. Adults
• the usual starting dose is 2.5 to 5mg daily, taken with or immediately after breakfast or your first main meal
• this dose will be adjusted by your doctor according to your response to treatment
• total daily dose rarely exceeds 15mg
• your total daily dose should normally be taken as a single dose at breakfast, or with your first main meal. Infirm patients Such patients may be more at risk of hypoglycaemia, therefore treatment should be started with one 2.5mg tablet daily. Children
• Glibenclamide tablets like any other medicine belonging to its class, is not recommended for use in children. You may be changed to glibenclamide from other drugs. Your doctor will decide the right dose for you. Your urine and blood sugar levels should be tested regularly, particularly when you first start taking Glibenclamide Tablets. If you take more Glibenclamide Tablets than you should If you (or anybody else, including a child) take more Glibenclamide Tablets than you should, contact your nearest hospital casualty department or your doctor immediately. Always take the container and this leaflet with you. Signs that could indicate you have taken too many are symptoms of low blood sugar which include sweating, hunger, increased heart rate, reduced consciousness, coma or seizures. If you forget to take Glibenclamide Tablets If you forget a dose, take another as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, then do not take the missed dose at all. NEVER take a double dose to make up for the one missed.
Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Glibenclamide Tablets can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. As can happen with any medicine, a few people may develop an allergic reaction. If you experience any of the following, seek medical help immediately:
• rash, itching and/or difficulty breathing. Side effects that have been reported with Glibenclamide Tablets are:
• sensitivity to light
• skin inflammation
• jaundice (yellowing of the
• blistering of the skin, skin or the whites of the eyes) mouth, eyes and
• changes in blood cells genitals
• liver problems
• low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia,
• water retention refer to section 2 of this leaflet)
• feeling and being sick
• problems with blood (nausea/vomiting) salt levels
• increased appetite
• weight gain
• metallic taste
• diarrhoea in mouth
Reporting of side effects If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, or pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in this leaflet. You can also report side effects directly via the national reporting systems listed below: United Kingdom: Yellow Card Scheme Website: www.mhra.gov.uk/yellowcard Malta: ADR Reporting Website: www.medicinesauthority. gov.mt/adrportal By reporting side effects you can help provide more information on the safety of this medicine.
How to Store Diabeta
Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
• Do not store above 25°C.
• Store in the original package in order to protect from light and moisture.
• Glibenclamide Tablets should not be taken after the expiry date on the carton
2 to 3 weeks on average
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