Gliben is an oral anti diabetes medicine that helps in control blood sugar levels by helping pancreas produce insulin.
Gliben is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Gliben appears to lower the blood glucose acutely by stimulating the release of insulin from the pancreas, an effect dependent upon functioning beta cells in the pancrea...
Side-effects include skin rashes, photosensitivity, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, epigastric pain, feeling of gastric fullness, dizziness, headache, weakness, fever, hypo...
Gliben is contraindicated in patients: 1. With known hypersensitivity to the drug or any of its excipients. 2. With type I diabetes mellitus, diabetic ketoacidosis, with or without coma. This condition should be treated with insulin. 3. Treated with bosentan. 4. With severely impaired renal and/or hepatic function: The metabolism and excretion may be slowed in patients with severely impaired renal and/or hepatic function. If hypoglycemia should occur in such patients, it may be prolonged and appropriate management should be instituted.>
Should be taken with food.>
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