This medicine helps to increase the activity of pancreases and thus it produces more insulin to control the blood sugar level. It is admitted that this medicine is a good remedy for oral diabetes patients but it is necessary to have some exercise along with the medicine to control the diabetes type 2. Many purposes of this medicine are not mentioned on the medication guide but doctor can recommend it for different diseases according to the condition. Some of the patient have very uncontrolled diabetes and they mostly use the insulin. So, patients should not use the Glucotrol if they have ketoacidosis diabetes. Inform your doctor before taking this medicine if you have kidney or liver disease, chronic diarrhea or a blockage in your intestines, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD), a disorder of your pituitary or adrenal glands, a history of heart disease, or if you are malnourished. Medicine is only a single part of the whole treatment. Many of the other programs like exercise, diet, weight control and blood sugar test on regular basis is important for its complete treatment. So it is important to do the same thing as prescribed by the doctor and change in any of one thing can affect the blood sugar level.
Patient should not use the medicine of he feels any kind of allergic problem from this medicine or of its ingredients. Tell your doctor if you have history of heart disease, kidney or liver problem, because it is very important regarding your safety perspective. Disorder of your pituitary or adrenal glands, intestine blockage or diarrhea and enzyme deficiency called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency. Sometimes the use of this medicine may create problem for the heart and on the other hand, untreated diabetes can affect on the heart seriously. So in this condition it is very important to know about pro and cons of taking Glucotrol. This medicine have category C in pregnancy case by Food and drug administration because it is not exactly confirm that whether it is harmful or not. But it is notes that this medicine is responsible for hypoglycemia for new baby at the time of delivery if women were taking Glucimate. It is also doubtful that this medicine passes into milk and can create problem for the nursing baby. Use the medicine as described by the doctor. There is a possibility that doctor can vary the medicine quantity according to the patient condition. Patient should take the medicine after 30 minutes of meal or can take before the 30 minutes. Do not crush or chew the medicine and try to swallow the medicine to get its full effectiveness. Diabetes patient also suffer from low level of blood pressure and in this scenario patient feel headache, hunger, sweating, confusion, irritability, dizziness, or feeling shaky. Such kind of patients needs to keep sugar in the pocket. Make it sure that patients colleagues and family members knows about his condition so an emergency help become available.
30mg x 120 Tabs
Actos is used along with diet and exercise to treat type 2 diabetes in certain patients. It may also be used for other conditions.
2mg x 240 Tabs
Amaryl is used along with diet and exercise for treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes. Amaryl may be used in combination with insulin.
2mg x 240 Tabs
Avandia is used along with diet and exercise in patients with type 2 diabetes to control blood sugar levels.
500mg x 800 Tabs
Glucophage is used along with diet and exercise for treatment of type 2 diabetes. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines.
1mg x 800 Tabs
Prandin is used along with diet and exercise for treatment of type 2 diabetes. It may be used with other diabetes medicines.