TRIGLYCOMET 15 mg 10 Tablet

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Prescription status:

Prescription required

 

Manufacturer Name: Usv Pvt Limited


Drug classification: Metabolic agents, antidiabetic agents

 

What is this used for:

  • Type 2 Diabetes

 

 When to not take this medicine:

  • Hypersensitivity/Known Allergy to Glibenclamide or Metformin or Pioglitazone
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Metabolic acidosis 

 

How should I take the medicine?

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.

 

How this medicine works:

This medicine combination lowers the blood sugar levels by actions like stimulating the release of insulin from the pancreas, decreasing insulin resistance and controlling the release of glucose from the liver in patients with type 2 diabetes.

 

Side effects

  • Anxiety (Less common)
  • Nausea and vomiting (Less common)
  • Depression (Less common)
  • Dizziness (Less common)
  • Irregular heartbeat (Less common)
  • Nightmares (Less common)
  • Seizures (Less common)
  • Diarrhea (Rare)
  • Weakness or unusual tiredness (Less common)
  • Muscle cramps (Rare) 

 

Pregnancy warning: 

Pregnancy category (Not assigned)/ unknown: Use of this medicine is not recommended for individuals who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant unless absolutely necessary as the safety and efficacy of this medicine is not well established. Inform your doctor about the use of either medicines. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Lactation warning:

The use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Renal dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.

 

Hepatic dose adjustments:

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.

 

Drug interactions:

  • Gatifloxacin-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together it may affect the blood glucose levels. Hence, this medicine should not be used in the patient with diabetes. In severe cases of low blood glucose levels, it may lead to coma and sometimes death. Inform your doctor on priority when you experience any unusual signs and symptoms. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.

 

  • Bexarotene-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together there may be an increased risk of inflammation of the organ-pancreas. Inform your doctor on priority when you experience any unusual signs and symptoms. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.

 

  • Ciprofloxacin-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together it may affect the blood glucose levels either low blood sugar levels or high in blood glucose levels. This may result in coma and sometimes death. This is especially noticed in elderly patients or patients known to kidney dysfunction. Inform your doctor on priority when you experience any unusual signs and symptoms like nausea, vomiting, weakness, irregular heartbeat, confusion, drowsiness, hunger, etc. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.

 

  • Clarithromycin-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together, this may result in a decrease in the blood sugar levels. Inform your doctor on priority when you experience any unusual signs and symptoms like confusion, tremors, nausea, weakness, hunger, irregular heartbeat, etc. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.

 

  • Alcohol interactions:

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.

 

  • Food interactions: N/A

 

Expert Advice:

  1. This medicine can be taken with food. This will lower the chances of stomach complaints. 
  2. This medicine is not recommended to use in children below 18 years of age without your doctor’s advice.
  3. Lactic Acidosis- This medicine may cause Lactic acidosis i.e. formation of acid in the blood which may lead to death. If you notice any unusual signs then immediately report to your doctor.
  4. Care must be taken for the use of this medicine in individuals like Vitamin B12 deficiency, Stressful conditions like fever, surgery or accidents, etc.
  5. Seek emergency medical help if you experience any of the side effects like blistering or peeling of the skin, itching, swelling of the eyes, face, lip, mouth, difficulty in swallowing, hoarseness, rash on cheeks or arms, etc.
  6.  It is recommended to check your blood glucose levels regularly.

 

Missed dose instructions:

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.

 

Overdose Instructions:

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.

 

Storage Instructions:

Store the medicine in a cool and dry place. Keep the medicine away from the reach of the children

 

References:

  1. DailyMed - METFORMIN HYDROCHLORIDE tablet, film coated [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 27 October 2020]. Available from: https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=56d13a1c-b289-4528-b23c-60f5427b4552
  2. [Internet]. Accessdata.fda.gov. 2020 [cited 27 October 2020]. Available from: https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2011/020051s017lbl.pdf
  3. Pioglitazone - DrugBank [Internet]. Go.drugbank.com. 2020 [cited 1 October 2020]. Available from: https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB01132
  4. Pioglitazone: MedlinePlus Drug Information [Internet]. Medlineplus.gov. 2020 [cited 1 October 2020]. Available from: https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a699016.html

 

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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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