Novonorm 0.5mg sideeffcts is of anti-diabetic nature. It belongs to the meglitinides class of medicine. The drug is taken orally, along with a medically prescribed diet, exercise and significant change in lifestyle to obtain maximum benefits. It is important to abstain from smoking, and alcohol intake during and after the treatment period. Stress must also be controlled as it affects the blood sugarlevels greatly. The drug is administered to control the sugar level in the blood, for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes mellitus.
It stimulates the body to produce more insulin that can help to bring lower and normalise the level of glucose in the body. This way, the medication also lowers the risk of kidney failure and cardiovascular diseases. The drug, however cannot be used for patients having Type 1 Diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. It is also not recommended for patients who are hypersensitive or allergic to any of the ingredients in the medicine.
There can be some adverse side effects that arise from the use of the medicine. In case of persisting symptoms and increasing discomfort, it is best to consult a medical expert immediately. Some of the effects include, blurred vision, vomiting, diarrhoea, headache, respiratory infection, sinusitis, rhinitis, constipation, muscular or joint pain and swelling.
How to use Novonorm Tablet
How Novonorm Tablet works
Major & minor side effects for Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet
- Blurred vision
- Increased hunger
- Bladder pain
- Lower back or side pain
- Bloody or cloudy urine
Missed DoseTake the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if you have finished eating, skip the missed dose and continue with the next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the Novonorm 0.5mg dosage.
OverdoseSeek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
General InstructionsTake Novonorm 0.5 before food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts that advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Warnings for special population
– This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
– Novonorm 0.5mg side effcts is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
Use in children
– This medicine is not recommended for use in children since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.
– Novonorm 0.5mg in USA should be used with extreme caution due to the increased risk of sudden hypoglycemia. Close monitoring of blood glucose levels is recommended during treatment with this medicine. Report any symptoms such as drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, lightheadedness, etc. to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments may be required based on the clinical condition.
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