Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide) (glib-EN-clam-IDE)
What is Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide) used for?
Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide) is an oral sulfonylurea medication used to treat patients who have type 2 diabetes. The medication controls elevated levels of glucose in the blood to prevent symptoms associated with this condition such as blurry vision, fatigue, hallucinations, faintness, or seizures. It is normally prescribed along with a balanced diet and regular exercise to get the best results. Your doctor may prescribe its use for the treatment of other unlisted conditions, as well.
How should I use Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide)?
Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide) should only be used as directed by your doctor to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. One tablet is normally taken each day, but your individual instructions will depend on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed whole and unaltered along with a large glass of water and are normally taken during breakfast. Never alter the form of the tablets before use to avoid unintentionally destroying or changing the effects of their contents. Ask your doctor or pharmacist any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide)?
The use of Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide) may cause side effects in some patients such as:
Stop using the medication and contact your doctor as soon as possible if you experience any serious side effects such s headaches, difficulty concentrating, faintness, sensitive skin, easier bruising, vomiting, darkened urine, discoloured stools, or jaundice. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced frequency of administration, or emergency medical attention in serious cases to prevent more complications from occurring.
Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide) should not be administered to patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, who have type 1 diabetes, adrenal gland disorders, porphyrias, diabetic keto-acidosis, severely reduced kidney function, or severely reduced liver function. Also inform your doctor if you have decreased liver or kidney function as these conditions may cause unexpected problems requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.