Antidiabetics - oral

Merck & Co. | Antidiabetics - oral (Medication)


Antidiabetics are medicine used in the treatment of diabetes. This involves controlling high blood sugar helps prevent heart disease, strokes, kidney disease, circulation problems, and blindness.

Antidiabetics should be taken at the same time each day, following your health provider prescription. For best results, Antidiabetics are used along with a proper diet and an exercise program. It is important to monitor blood glucose levels regularly. ...

Side Effect:

Less serious side effects can occur while your bode adjusts to treatment:headache, stomach upset, loss of appetite, nausea, diarrhea or vomiting.

More serious side effects include:an allergic reaction - difficulty breathing; closing of the throat; swelling of the lips, tongue, or face, or hives; itchy skin, dark urine, fever, sore throat, swelling of the hands or feet, unusual bleeding or bruising. If these occur, call your doctor immediately.

Antidiabetics can cause hypolglycemia. To help prevent hypoglycemia, eat meals on a regular schedule and do not skip meals. ...


Before using this medicine inform your doctor if you are allergic to it, to other drugs, or if you have any other allergies. Tell your doctor if you are using other medicine and if you have or ever have had any of the following conditions:high blood pressure, liver or kidney disease.

This medication can increase sensitivity to sunlight, therefore protective clothing and a sunscreen are needed.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding is not recommended to use this medicine without your doctor advice. ...