Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet is used to lower blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is usually prescribed along with other diabetes medicines to achieve adequate blood sugar control. It also prevents serious complications of diabetes like kidney damage and blindness.
Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet is normally prescribed when diet and exercise alone or other medicines have not been enough to control your blood sugar level. It works best when taken before meals. The dose will depend on your condition, and blood sugar levels, but you should take it as advised by your doctor.
Take Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet regularly, at the same time each day, to get the most benefit and you should not stop unless your doctor recommends it. It is controlling your blood sugar levels and helping to prevent serious complications in the future. It is important to stay on the diet and exercise program recommended by your doctor while taking this medicine. Your lifestyle plays a big part in controlling diabetes.
The most common side effect of taking this medicine is hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels). You can carry sugar or glucose candy to control low blood sugar levels. Other common side effects that may be seen while taking this medicine include abdominal pain and diarrhea. Contact your doctor if the side effects worry you or if they do not go away.
Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have ever had kidney disease, heart or pancreas problems, or if you drink a lot of alcohol. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Some other medicines you are taking may interfere with it so make sure your doctor knows about all the other medicines you are taking. Limit your alcohol intake while taking this medicine because it can increase your risk of developing low blood sugar levels. You may need regular tests such as kidney function and blood glucose levels to check that the medicine is working properly.
USES OF NOVONORM TABLET
- Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
BENEFITS OF NOVONORM TABLET
In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet increases the amount of insulin your body produces (in the pancreas). The insulin then works to lower your blood glucose levels and prevents them from rising after taking meals. You should keep taking it for as long as it is prescribed.
Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems, and loss of limbs. Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life.
SIDE EFFECTS OF NOVONORM TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Novonorm
- Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
- Abdominal pain
HOW TO USE NOVONORM TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
HOW NOVONORM TABLET WORKS
Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas which prevents blood glucose from rising very high after meals.
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|Manufacturer||Novo – Nordisk|
|Treatment||Type 2 diabetes|
|Pack Size||30 Tablet/s, 60 Tablet/s, 90 Tablet/s|