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What is Glycinorm-M used for?

Glycinorm-M is used primarily for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. It belongs to a class of medicine known as anti-diabetic. Glycinorm-M can be purchased at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What does Glycinorm-M contain?

Glycinorm-M contains; Gliclazide and Metformin as active ingredients.

What is Type 2 Diabetes?

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic or lifelong condition affecting how the body processes glucose. People with type 2 diabetes either do not produce enough insulin or if they produce enough insulin is produced, it is not able to perform its function in the body (insulin resistance) leading to the blood glucose level increase and the start of symptoms such as frequent urination, increased thirst and increased hunger.

What are the effects of Type 2 Diabetics on the body?

Type 2 diabetics can lead to serious complications such as;

•          Skin infection

•          Eye problems (retinopathy),

•          Nerve damage (neuropathy),

•          Diabetic foot (foot ulcer),

•          Kidney disease (nephropathy),

•          High blood pressure,

•          Stroke.

How does Glycinorm-M work to control Diabetics?

Glycinorm-M is a combination of two anti-diabetic drugs: Gliclazide and Metformin. Gliclazide is a ‘sulfonylurea’ which acts by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas while Metformin, is a ‘biguanide’, it works by lowering the glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from the intestines and increasing the body’s response to insulin.

How do I use Glycinorm-M?

•          Swallow Glycinorm-M tablet as a whole with water. D not crush, break or chew the tablets.

•          Follow your doctor’s prescription on how to use Glycinorm-M.

•          Do not take the Glycinorm-M if you have diabetic ketoacidosis (excess acids in your blood).

•          Do not stop taking Glycinorm-M abruptly even if you feel better without consulting your doctor

What are the possible side effects of taking Glycinorm-M?

•          Hypoglycemia: low blood glucose level

•          Dizziness

•          Sweating

•          Palpitations

•          Hunger pangs

•          Dry mouth

•          Dry skin

•          Taste change

•          Nausea

•          Diarrhoea

•          Stomach pain

•          Headache

Is Glycinorm-M suitable for pregnant and Breastfeeding mothers?

Consult your physician before taking Glycinorm-M if you are pregnant or Breastfeeding.

Where can I buy Glycinorm-M in Nigeria?

You can buy Glycinorm-M at, Nigeria’s online pharmacy store.