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Drug information on Aviglen -MF (Metformin) from Avinash Health Products Pvt.Ltd

Aviglen -MF

  Tablet  
Avinash Health Products Pvt.Ltd
Generic : Glibenclamide
 16.30
500mg/5mg
10 Tablets
Combination of Generics : Glibenclamide, Metformin
Pallavi Singh
Written & Compiled by Pharmacist Pallavi Singh, M. Pharmacy (Pharmacy Practice)
Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
Last Updated on Mar 29, 2018
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Side effects of Glibenclamide

  Digestive tract: Nausea, vomiting, flatulence, abdominal fullness, diarrhea, constipation, heartburn, liver dysfunction

  Skin: Rash, skin swelling, photosensitivity reactions (skin reactions following exposure to sunlight) including porphyria cutanea tarda (which is associated with an enzyme deficiency)

  Blood: Low blood counts, low blood glucose levels, low blood sodium levels

  Others: Tiredness, weakness, fever, other allergic reactions, weight gain, joint or muscle pain, vasculitis.

When is Glibenclamide not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Glibenclamide should not be used in patients with:

• Allergy to the drug
Diabetic ketoacidosis, which requires insulin treatment
• Type 1 diabetes, where it is ineffective
• Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, due to the risk of breakdown of red blood cells (hemolytic anemia)
• Severe liver or kidney disease

It should also be avoided in:
• Pregnancy and breastfeeding
• Patients taking bosentan, due to a risk of liver damage




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