Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:38 am

Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet

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Uses of Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet.

Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet is used to prevent high blood sugar and kidney damage in people with type 2 diabetes. Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet may also decrease other complications related to diabetes such as nerve damage, decreased sexual ability in men and women, eye problems, or gum disease.

How Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet works.

Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet contains Metformin which is an anti-diabetic drug. Metformin works by reducing the amount of sugar that the liver releases into the blood, it makes the body respond better to insulin, Insulin is a hormone that controls blood sugar levels.

Side Effects of Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet.

The most common side effects of Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet are Diarrhea, Nausea, Tiredness, Weakness, Unusual Muscle Pain, Trouble Breathing, Unusual Sleepiness, Stomach Pain, Heartburn, Gas, Stomach Pains, Vomiting, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Irritability, Sweating, Hunger, Irregular Heart Rate, Headache. These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while Taking Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet.

Do not consume Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet if you are allergic to Metformin. If you have kidney disease, heart disease, liver disease, consult your doctor before using Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet. To avoid adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

Dosage of Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet.

The dosage of Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet depends on many factors such as the user’s age, health and many other conditions, please take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet.

If you forget to take a dose of Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose. The most common symptoms of overdose with Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet are vomiting, diarrhea, thirst, tiredness or weakness, abdominal pain, leg pain. Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet is suspected.

Onset of Action Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet

It takes about 1 to 3 hour to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 4 to 8 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Don't consume alcohol while taking this medicine it may increase risk of side effects.

Pregnancy

Not recommended for pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breastfeeding

Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Driving

Taking this medicine can lower your blood sugar levels; which can make it difficult for you to drive.

Kidney

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Liver

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Frequently Asked Questions About Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet

Q.1) Can I buy Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet. Q.2) What are the usages of Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet? Ans. Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet is used to treat High Blood Sugar, Prevents Kidney Damage, Blindness, Nerve Problems, Loss of Limbs, Sexual Function Problems. Q.3) How does Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet work? Ans. Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet contains Metformin. Metformin decreases hepatic glucose production, decreases intestinal absorption of glucose and improves insulin sensitivity by increasing peripheral glucose uptake and utilization. Q.4) What are the side effects of Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet? Ans. The common side effects of Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet are Diarrhea, Nausea, Tiredness, Weakness, Unusual Muscle Pain, Trouble Breathing, Unusual Sleepiness, Stomach Pain, Heartburn, Gas, Stomach Pains, Vomiting, Drowsiness, Dizziness, Irritability, Sweating, Hunger, Irregular Heart Rate, Headache. Q.5) Is Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet banned in India? Ans. Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet safe to use? Ans. Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet is safe to use if you are not allergic to Metformin. Pregnant and lactating women, consult your doctor before taking this medicine. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. Q.7) How to use Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet? Ans. Take Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet as prescribed by your doctor. Do not crush or chew, swallow it with water. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet last? Ans. Effect of Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet lasts for an average of 4-8 hours. Q.10) What if I miss a dose of Gluconorm SR 1gm Tablet? Ans. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember about it. If it is close to your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take two doses at the same time.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

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About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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