What is Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide) used for?
Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide) is an oral medication prescribed to treat patients with type 2 diabetes. It balances glucose levels in the blood to prevent symptoms associated with this condition such as vision problems, nerve pain, or kidney damage. Your physician may also prescribe it to treat other conditions that are not listed here.
How should I use Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide)?
Follow your physician's instructions while using Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide) to get the most effective results from treatment. The best dosage will be determined according to your weight, age, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. Swallow the doses whole with a large glass of water after eating a meal to allow the medication to begin functioning. Never crush, split, or chew the tablets before use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents to get the most effective results. Ask your physician any questions you have about using the medication 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:
More serious side effects that may require emergency medical attention are pale skin, easier bruising, increased bleeding, severe headaches, faintness, seizures, darkened urine, discolored stools, or jaundice. It may also be necessary to reduce your dosage or frequency of administration to prevent more problems from occurring.
Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide) should not be used to treat patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, or those who have diabetic ketoacidosis, type 1 diabetes, porphyrias, decreased adrenal gland production, or severely decreased liver or kidney function. Also inform your physician if you are elderly or have moderately decreased liver or kidney function as these conditions may cause complications during treatment requiring adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Semi-Daonil (Glibenclamide). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have an allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.