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Glibenclamide is an oral hypoglycemic (glucose lowering) drug used to control blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes in addition to diet and exercise.
It belongs to the chemical group of sulfonylureas.
 

Drug information on Triglucored Forte (Glibenclamide - Combination) from Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.

Triglucored Forte

  Tablet  
Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.
Generic : Glibenclamide
 53.50
500mg/5mg/2mg
10 Tablets
Combination of Generics : Glibenclamide, Metformin, Rosiglitazone
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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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