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Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg Tablet

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Salt Composition : Gliclazide,metformin

Manufacturer : SUN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 80.25
Price :80
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Introduction to Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg Tablet

Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet contains two active ingredients called Gliclazide and Metformin. It belongs to the medication class known as anti-diabetic. It is used to manage type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus) when diet, exercise, or single-drug therapy is insufficient in controlling the condition. It works by controlling the blood sugar levels. The common side effects of this medicine are low blood glucose levels (hypoglycemia), vomiting, a metallic taste in the mouth, nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain, and constipation. Children and adolescents are not recommended to consume this medicine.  

Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet should not be consumed if you are allergic to Gliclazide, Metformin, or any of its ingredients in the medication. Do not take this medicine if you have diabetic ketoacidosis (where the body produces excess blood acids) or pre-coma, kidney failure, or dysfunction.  Inform your doctor if you have acute conditions that may affect kidney function, such as dehydration, shock, or severe infection. Notify your doctor if you have conditions that can reduce oxygen supply to tissues, such as heart failure or respiratory failure.  

Avoid consuming this medicine if you have liver failure, ongoing treatment with miconazole, or breastfeeding. It is important to avoid drinking alcohol while taking Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet as it can increase the risk of experiencing lactic acidosis and low blood sugar levels. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you have kidney, heart, or liver disease and if you are undergoing radiologic studies that involve the use of iodinated contrast materials given through a vein. This is because these materials can affect kidney function in some cases. 


Uses of Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg Tablet

  • Management of type 2 diabetes

Therapeutic Effects of Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg Tablet

Gliclazide, a sulfonylurea, helps the pancreas in releasing more insulin to reduce blood glucose levels. Metformin, a biguanide, reduces glucose production in the liver, slows glucose absorption in the intestines, and improves insulin sensitivity in the body.


Interaction of Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your doctor about any prescribed medications, over-the-counter medicines, nutritional or vitamin supplements, and herbal products you take or have taken before the treatment. Certain medications, such as Miconazole may interact with Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet and can cause undesirable side effects.


More Information about Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg Tablet

  • Keep out of sight and reach of pets and children.
  • Do not freeze the medicine.
  • Do not store above 30°C.

How to consume Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg Tablet

Take the Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet as your physician advises. Usually, the tablets will be taken before or during food. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the tablet if your doctor advises you to stop.


Safety Advices for Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

Do not consume the medicine during pregnancy because limited information is available on using Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet. Notify your healthcare professional if you are pregnant or planning to have a baby think you may be pregnant. Your doctor will recommend the medicine only if it's needed. 

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Breast Feeding

  

It is unknown whether Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet is excreted in breast milk. So, it is recommended not to consume this medicine. Before starting the treatment, inform your doctor if you are breastfeeding. Contact your doctor for more information. 

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Lungs

  

Do not consume Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet if you are a patient with respiratory problems. Notify your physician if you have any lung disease before starting the treatment. 

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Liver

  

Do not consume Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet if you are a patient with liver conditions such as liver insufficiency. Before starting the treatment, inform your physician about pre-existing liver conditions.

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Alcohol

  

It is unsafe to consume alcohol while taking Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet. Please speak with your physician.

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Driving

  

Driving and operating a machine while taking Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet is not recommended. Contact your doctor if you experience symptoms of low blood sugar, such as dizziness, tiredness, or trembling. 


Side Effects of Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all medicines cause side effects, not everyone gets them. 

Common 

  • Low blood glucose levels (hypoglycemia)
  • Vomiting
  • Metallic taste in the mouth
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Constipation

Word of Advice

Patients should continue to follow their daily carbohydrate intake, while overweight individuals should continue their energy-restricted diet. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly as your doctor advises, and maintain a balanced diet and exercise routine while taking Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet to manage your blood sugar levels effectively. Patients with kidney disorders should consume this medicine cautiously.  

Notify your doctor if you have acute alcohol intoxication. Inform about all the underlying medical conditions. Do not stop Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet until your doctor advises. Do not double-dose the medicine to make up for a forgotten dose. Notify your doctor if you experience any serious side effects. Your medical professional will inform you if you need any dose adjustments. Contact your doctor for more information.


FAQs

Q 1. How to manage the side effects of Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet?

To manage the side effects of Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet, follow the prescribed dosage, and report side effects promptly. Adjustments in dosage, additional medications, or supportive care may be recommended to address the side effects effectively. Maintain a healthy lifestyle, avoid alcohol, and attend follow-up appointments. Stay hydrated and consume a balanced diet with an adequate fiber intake.

Q 2. Can you take Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet when pregnant?

Consult your medical professional regarding the use of Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet because only limited information is available on medicine usage during pregnancy. The potential benefits and risks should be carefully assessed.

Q 3. What are the side effects of Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet?

Common side effects of Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet include low blood glucose levels (hypoglycemia), vomiting, a metallic taste in the mouth, nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain, and constipation. It is crucial to consult your doctor for any concerns or persistent side effects.

Q 4. How to consume Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet?

Take the Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet as your physician advises. Usually, the tablets will be taken before or during food. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine.

Q 5. What should I do if I miss a dose of Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet?

If you miss a tablet dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it's close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not double the dose of the Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg tablet.


Fact Box of Semi Reclimet 40mg/500mg Tablet

Molecule Name: Gliclazide + Metformin Therapeutic class: Anti-diabetic agent

Pharmacological class: 

1. Sulfonylurea

2. Biguanide

Indications: Management of type 2 diabetes




 


References

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  2. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd, [Revised on January 2016] [Accessed on  29th June 2023], 1995.pdf (torrentian.com)  
  3. Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, US Food and Drug Administration, [Accessed on  29th June 2023], label (fda.gov) 

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