Generic Glucovance is developed by medical scientists to treat type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. Generic Glucovance contains a combination of glyburide and metformin, which are both oral diabetes medicines that help control blood sugar levels.Generic Glucovance is sometimes used in combination with insulin or other medications. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. Generic Glucovance helps your body to use insulin better. Generic Glucovance is not taken to treat type 1 diabetes. Generic name of Generic Glucovance is Glyburide-Metformin. Brand name of Generic Glucovance is Glucovance.
Take Generic Glucovance by mouth with a glass of water.
If you take Generic Glucovance once a day, take it with breakfast or the first main meal of the day.
Take Generic Glucovance at the same time each day. Do not take more often than directed.
Do not crush, chew, or break an extended-release tablet. Swallow the pill whole.
Elderly patients over 65 years old may have a stronger reaction and need a smaller dose.
If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop using Generic Glucovance suddenly.
Glucovance Missing Dose
Do not take double dose. If you miss a dose you should take it as soon as you remember about your missing. If it is the time for the next dose you should continue your regular dosing schedule.
If you overdose Generic Glucovance and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately. Symptoms of Generic Glucovance overdosage: extreme weakness, blurred vision, sweating, trouble speaking, tremors, stomach pain, confusion, and seizure (convulsions), increasing sleepiness, slow heart rate, cold feeling, muscle pain, shortness of breath, feeling light-headed, and fainting.
Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.
Glucovance More Info
Active Ingredient: Glyburide.
Other Ingredients: Microcrystalline Cellulose, Povidone, Croscarmellose Sodium, And Magnesium Stearate,
Do not take Generic Glucovance if you are allergic to Generic Glucovance components.
It's forbidden to take Generic Glucovance if you're pregnant or you plan to have a baby, or you are a nursing mother.
Generic Glucovance is not taken to treat type 1 diabetes.
Do not take Generic Glucovance if you are in a state of diabetic ketoacidosis or you have kidney disease.
Do not take Generic Glucovance if you have liver or heart disease, a history of heart attack or stroke, or an enzyme deficiency called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD).
Try to be careful with Generic Glucovance in case of using such medication as cimetidine (Tagamet) or ranitidine (Zantac), morphine (MS Contin, Kadian, Oramorph) quinine (Qualaquin), an antibiotic such as ciprofloxacin (Cipro), trimethoprim (Proloprim, Primsol, Cotrim), or vancomycin (Vancocin, Lyphocin), heart or blood pressure medicines such as amiloride (Midamor), digoxin (Lanoxin), furosemide (Lasix), nifedipine (Adalat, Procardia), procainamide (Pronestyl), quinidine (Quin-G), or triamterene (Dyrenium).
Try to avoid unhealthy food.
It can be dangerous to stop Generic Glucovance using suddenly.