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Micronase Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Glyburide is in a class of drugs known as sulfonylureas. Micronase® is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. Type 2 diabetes may be occurs when the body fails to use insulin properly. It help by increasing the amount of insulin released from the pancreas and also helps your body to use insulin more efficiently.

Micronase Dosage

  • The usual starting dose is 2.5 to 5 milligrams. For maintenance therapy, then usual starting ranges from 1.25 to 20 milligrams daily.

Uses of Micronase

  • Glyburide is an anti-diabetic drug used along with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in the medication guide.

Side Effects of Micronase

Before taken Micronase medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor.  If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Micronase. Side effects may include:

  • Bloating
  • Yellowing of the skin
  • Heartburn
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Skin eruptions
  • Anemia and other blood disorders
  • Reddening of the skin
  • Blurred vision
  • Muscle pain
  • Changes in taste

Warnings and precautions before taking Micronase:

  • You should not be used this medicine if you have certain medical conditions. So you should consult with your doctor before using this medicine if you have metabolic conditions such as diabetic ketoacidosis.
  • After taken Micronase, you may feel blurred vision, dizziness, or drowsiness. So you should not participate in any activities that require full mental alertness such as driving or using machinery.
  • If you have liver disease, kidney disease, thyroid disease, electrolyte imbalance, any allergies, then you should tell your doctor. Because it may lead to another serious effect.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Micronase with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Micronase with the following:

  • Aspirin
  • Beta blockers
  • Calcium channel blockers
  • Estrogens such as Premarin
  • Gemfibrozil
  • Itraconazole
  • Metformin
  • Naprosyn
  • Oral contraceptives
  • Phenytoin
  • Sulfa drugs

After taken Micronase if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Micronase overdose include:

  • Coma
  • Pale skin
  • Seizure
  • Shallow breathing

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