Proglycem is a prescription medication that raises blood sugar by slowing down the pancreatic release of insulin within the body. Proglycem is mainly used to treat low blood sugar, which is also known as hypoglycemia.
Proglycem should be stored in an area that is protected from heat, light and moisture. Keep Proglycem at room temperature.
Before taking Proglycem, let your doctor know if you have any allergies to any other medications, especially those that are diuretics. If you have low levels of potassium in your blood, high cholesterol, high levels of triglycerides, gout, kidney disease or congestive heart failure, it’s important to let your doctor know, as you may require a special dosage in order to take Proglycem safely. If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant during treatment, let your doctor know before you begin taking Proglycem, as this medication could be harmful to an unborn child.
If you experience symptoms of hyperglycemia (extreme high blood sugar) such as increased thirst, loss of appetite, fruity breath odor, increased urination, drowsiness, dry skin, nausea, and vomiting. Tell your doctor right away if you have any of these symptoms
Patient Family Information : Proglycem is a prescription medication that should always be taken exactly as your doctor has recommended in your prescription. If your prescription is unclear or confusing, contact your healthcare provider for more information and further clarification before taking Proglycem. Your doctor may additionally recommend a series of urine or blood tests in order to determine the effectiveness of your medication. Ensure that you attend all appointments that your doctor schedules.
Do not take Proglycem if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in this medication. Proglycem should additionally not be used to treat hypoglycemia that is caused by dietary issues.
Sever Side Effects : Severe Side Effects: shortness of breath, swelling in your hands or feet; rapid pulse; fast or pounding heartbeats; chest pain; blurred vision, eye pain, or seeing halos around lights; easy bruising or bleeding, unusual weakness; fever, chills, body aches
Common Side Effects: temporary increase in growth of body hair (especially in women and children; nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, loss of appetite; diarrhea; decreased sense of taste; headache, dizziness, anxiety; weakness; or mild itching or skin rash.
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