Trade name: Duotrol SR
Strength: Available in two strengths Glibenclamide 5mg, Metformin (SR)500mg; Glibenclamide 2.5mg, Metformin (SR) 500mg.
Active ingredient: Glibenclamide and metformin
Category: Antidiabetic drug
Pregnancy category: Metformin belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: C And FDA pregnancy category B. Glibenclamide belongs to Australia therapeutic goods administration (TGA) pregnancy category: C And FDA pregnancy category B.
Uses: Duotrol SR tablet is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
How to use: Take Duotrol SR tablet orally with food. Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not stop taking this medication with out consulting your doctor advise.
Side Effects: Headache, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea. Hypoglycaemia symptoms are confusion, dizziness, anxiety, hunger, nausea, sweating, rapid heartbeat, blurred vision, Irritability, lack of coordination, seizures. Severe hypoglycemia may cause coma, and death.
Dosage: Initially, glibenclamide/metformin 2.5 mg/500 mg or 5 mg/500 mg two times daily as required. Maximum daily dose is glibenclamide 20 mg and metformin 2,000 mg.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: February 09th, 2016
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