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Micronase

Micronase



USES: This medication is used in the treatment of diabetes.

 
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Micronase

Uses
This medication is used in the treatment of diabetes.
Notes
  • It is important you wear or carry medical identification indicating you are a diabetic.
  • It is recommended you attend a diabetes education program to understand diabetes and all aspects of its treatment including diet, exercise, personal hygiene, medications and getting regular eye exams.
  • Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent heart disease, strokes, kidney disease and circulation problems.

Storage
  • Store at room temperature away from moisture and sunlight.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.


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How To Use
  • May be taken with food or milk if stomach upset occurs.
  • Take this medication at the same time(s) each day in order to maintain a constant blood level.
  • Monitor blood glucose levels daily while taking this medication.
  • This medication must be used along with a proper diet and an exercise program.

Side Effects
  • Headache, stomach upset, loss of appetite, nausea, diarrhea or vomiting may occur as your body adjusts to the medication.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop itchy skin, dark urine, fever, sore throat, swelling of the hands or feet or unusual bleeding or bruising while taking this medication.
  • This medication can cause low blood sugar (hypoglycemia).
  • The symptoms include chills, cold sweat, shaking, rapid heart rate, weakness, headache, fainting.
  • If you experience these symptoms, eat a quick source of sugar such as table sugar, orange juice, honey, non-diet soda.
  • Tell your doctor about the reaction.
  • To help prevent hypoglycemia, eat meals on a regular schedule and do not skip meals.
  • Symptoms of high blood sugar (hyperglycemia) include confusion, drowsiness, flushing, rapid breathing, or fruity breath odor.
  • If these symptoms occur, contact your doctor.
  • This medication can increase sensitivity to sunlight.
  • In the unlikely event you have an allergic reaction to this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness or trouble breathing.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor your medical history, especially if you have high blood pressure, liver or kidney disease or any allergies.
  • Avoid alcohol while taking this medication.
  • It can cause facial flushing, nausea, vomiting, dizziness or stomach pain.
  • This medication may make you prone to sunburn.
  • Wear protective clothing and a sunscreen if needed.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant.
  • Insulin therapy may be necessary during pregnancy.
  • Certain oral antidiabetic medications are excreted into breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • If you miss a dose, take as soon as remembered; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not double the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Inform your doctor about all the medicines you use (both prescription and nonprescription) especially if you are using "blood thinners" (e.g., warfarin), MAO inhibitors (e.g., furazolidone, phenelzine, selegiline, tranylcypromine), beta-blockers (e.g., metoprolol, propranolol, timolol) including certain glaucoma eye medicines, aspirin-like drugs or probenecid because your dose may need to be adjusted.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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