What is Micronase?
Micronase 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 Micronase with their doctor's approval and supervision.
What dosage can I take and how should I take it?
The prescribed dosage can be either 1.25 mg, 2.5 mg, or 5 mg, taken orally.
How often should I take Micronase?
Once a day.
When should I take it?
With breakfast or the first main meal of the day.
What are the possible side effects?
Side effects may include nausea, stomach fullness, heartburn, or weight gain.
What should I tell my doctor before taking Micronase?
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: liver disease, kidney disease, thyroid disease, certain hormonal conditions (adrenal/pituitary insufficiency, syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone-SIADH), electrolyte imbalance (hyponatremia), a certain nervous system problem (autonomic neuropathy).
Compiled by Joe Guarneri, dLife contributing writer.
Brown Sugar Pears with Vanilla Yogurt Oatmeal - Banana Bread Pudding Ocean Spray® Light and Fruity Cranberry Salad Frozen Café Latte Chilled Pea Soup Tomato and Red Onion Salad Homemade Potato Chips Quick Fruit Dip Red Wine Cucumber Salad PDQ Barbecue Pork Chops
One of the "parents' business" items on our current trip to Virginia was a visit by a case nurse from an agency that is trying to get the Out-Laws additional personal and health assistance. While the old folk found her questions intrusive, they were reasonable follow-ons based on the OutLaws' current states of cognitive and physical health. One of the sets of questions was about their medications. A list of them was posted on the door to the den. The case nurse assumed...