Glynase PresTab

What is Glynase PresTab?

Glynase PresTab is a diabetes medication used with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent diabetes). It may also be used with other diabetes medications.

Who can take it?

Adults with type 2 diabetes can take Glynase PresTab with their doctor's approval and supervision.

What dosage can I take and how should I take it?

Dosage can rain from 1.5 mg – 6 mg, taken orally.

How often should I take Glynase PresTab?

Once a day.

When should I take it?

With breakfast.

What are the possible side effects?

Side effects may include nausea, stomach pain, easy bruising, headaches, trouble concentrating, loss of appetite, and dark urine.

What should I tell my doctor before taking it?

Before taking Glynase PresTab, tell your doctor if you are allergic to sulfa drugs, if you have been using insulin or chlorpropamide (Diabinese), or if you have hemolytic anemia (a lack of red blood cells), an enzyme deficiency (G6PD), a nerve disorder, liver disease, or kidney disease.

Compiled by Joe Guarneri, dLife contributing writer.

Last Modified Date: November 20, 2013

All content on dLife.com is created and reviewed in compliance with our editorial policy.
Sources
  1. Glynase PresTab, Rxlist. http://www.rxlist.com/glynase-prestab-drug.htm. (Accessed 7/31/13).

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