Glizid 40 MG Tablet – Uses, Side Effects, Substitutes, Composition


Buy Glizid 40mg online is an oral anti-diabetic, it is used to lower the blood sugar level. It is used only in patients diagnosed with Type II Diabetes. It may be used along with Insulin or other medicines in order to achieve better control over the blood sugar levels. A controlled diet and exercise routine may give better results.Glizid 40 MG Tablet falls in the category of oral hypoglycemic. This medication is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Glizid 40mg reviews helps to control the blod sugar levels in the body. It activates the pancreas to secrete more insulin and also supports the body in utilizing insulin more effectively.

Glizid 40 MG Tablet is used when other methods of treatment such as diet, weight loss and exercise have failed to produce the desired results. The dosage of Glizid 40mg varies from 80 mg to 320 mg on a daily basis. If one is to take a dose more than 160 mg then the dose is divided into two equal parts. It is recommended to avoid modifying the dose without consulting the doctor. Also, in case you miss a dose, avoid taking two doses in order to compensate for the missed dose.

It is advised not to take this medication if you – are allergic to any of its ingredients; are breast feeding or pregnant; have an infection; affected by type 1 diabetes; have kidney or liver problems; have undergone surgery.

Glizid 40mg side effects also has some that are not experienced by everyone taking it. The side effects are – diarrhea, dizziness, stomach cramps, joint pain, gastrointestinal problems, headaches, increased skin sensitivity, vomiting and nausea. Consult a doctor if you experience these side effects. It is advisable to stop from consuming this medication any further if you experience the following – seizures, chest pain, unconsciousness and severe skin reactions such as peeling and blistering.

Do inform you doctor about other medications you are taking before starting a course of Glizid 40 MG Tablet. Glizid 40mg work also causes reactions like warmth, nausea and flushing if one consumes alcohol. It is also recommended to follow a proper diet alongside the medication.

How to use Glizid Tablet

Take Glizid 40mg used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Glizid 40mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Glizid Tablet works

Glizid 40mg work is an anti-diabetic medication (sulphonylurea). It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

Side effects

Major & minor  Glizid 40mg side effects

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Confusion
  • Weakness
  • Sweating
  • Changes in vision
  • Decreased heartbeat
  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Skin rash
  • Elevated liver enzymes


  • Missed Dose

    The missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dosage then the missed dose can be skipped.
  • Overdose

    It is recommended to discontinue the medicine and contact your doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. Symptoms like dizziness, confusion, increased heartbeat, tremor and sweating after taking the medicine should be reported immediately.


Warnings for special population

  • Pregnancy

    Glizid 40mge is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. Discuss all the risks and benefits with your doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

  • Breast-feeding

    – This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

General warnings

  • Hypoglycemia

    Glizid 40mg is not recommended in the patients with hypoglycemia as it increases the risk of lowering of blood glucose levels. Inform the doctor if you experience any symptoms like dizziness, confusion or weakness.

  • Impaired kidney function

    – Glizid 40 MG Tablet is not recommended in the patients suffering from a severe kidney imparement.

  • Impaired liver function

    – Glizid 40 MG Tablet is not recommended in the patients suffering from a severe liver impairment.

  • Hemolytic Anemia

    Glizid 40mg price is not recommended in the patients with glucose-6-phosphate (G6PD) deficiency due to the risk of developing hemolytic anemia.

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Glizid 40 MG Tablet - Uses, Side Effects, Substitutes, Composition