Generic Name - Glyburide(glibenclamide)
Category - Diabetes
Type II Diabetes
Generic for Diabeta* is indicated for the treatment of type II (noninsulin-dependent) diabetes in people whose diabetes cannot be controlled by diet alone. Type II diabetes is a condition where the amount of insulin produced by your body is not enough or your body may not be using it properly.
Generic for Diabeta* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Diabeta* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Diabeta*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following
Generic for Diabeta* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericDiabeta*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Diabeta* for Type 2 diabetes mellitus is 2.5 to 5 milligrams. Maintenance therapy usually ranges from 1.25 to 20 milligrams daily. Daily doses greater than 20 milligrams are not recommended.
Generic for Diabeta* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Diabeta* side Effects include hypoglycemia which can cause symptoms such as anxiety or nervousness, confusion, difficulty concentrating, hunger, breathing difficulties, severe skin reactions or excessive phlegm and dark yellow or brown urine.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Diabeta*.
Generic for Diabeta* and Pregnancy
Generic for Diabeta* should not be taken during pregnancy. It may cause unwanted effects in the unborn baby. Consult your doctor before taking this medication, if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Generic for Diabeta* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Diabeta* passes into breast milk. Breastfeeding mothers should consult doctor before taking this medication.
Generic for Diabeta* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Diabeta* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Diabeta* and Geriatric
Elderly patients may be more sensitive to the effects of Generic for Diabeta*, especially when more than one antidiabetic meidcine is being taken. This may increase the chance of developing low blood sugar during treatment.
The above information about Generic for Diabeta* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment.Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.