What is Daonil (Glibenclamide) used for?
Daonil (Glibenclamide) is a type of anti-diabetic drug which, when used together with a proper diet and exercise regime, can help to control high blood sugar. This drug works by helping to stimulate the body's release of natural insulin. By controlling high levels of blood sugar, this drug can help to prevent damage to the kidneys and other health problems, while also lowering the risk of a heart attack or stroke. This drug is only used in patients with type 2 diabetes.
How should I use Daonil (Glibenclamide)?
Daonil (Glibenclamide) tablets are taken orally, with food. This drug is normally taken with breakfast or the first main meal of the day. The exact dosage required by each patient varies, depending on the condition being treated. Patients should always consult their physician before taking this medication so that the correct dosage can be prescribed, and never exceed the prescribed amount.
What are the side effects of Daonil (Glibenclamide)?
Daonil (Glibenclamide) may cause some side effects to occur, such as:
Patients should consult their physician immediately if any of these side effects persist or worsen, or if you notice fever, dark colored urine, paleness of the skin, weakness, unusual bruising or sores, headaches, hallucinations or seizures.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Daonil (Glibenclamide). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.