Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet is used to control high blood glucose levels in patients with type II diabetes. Patients are advised to follow a strict diet and exercise.
Description Of Novonorm 0.5mg
Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet is used to control high blood glucose levels in patients with type II diabetes. Patients are advised to follow a strict diet and exercise regimen along with this medicine for the best possible effect.
Novonorm 0.5mg Chemical Name
Novonorm 0.5mg Manufacturer
Novo Nordisk India Pvt. Ltd.
Uses of Novonorm 0.5mg
Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
What is Novonorm 0.5mg?
Novonorm 0.5mg Tablet is of anti-diabetic nature. It belongs to the meglitinides class of medicine. The drug is taken orally, along with a medically prescribed diet, exercise and significant change in lifestyle to obtain maximum benefits. It is important to abstain from smoking, and alcohol intake during and after the treatment period. Stress must also be controlled as it affects the blood sugar levels greatly. The drug is administered to control the sugar level in the blood, for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes mellitus. It stimulates the body to produce more insulin that can help to bring lower and normalise the level of glucose in the body. This way, the medication also lowers the risk of kidney failure and cardiovascular diseases. The drug, however cannot be used for patients having Type 1 Diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. It is also not recommended for patients who are hypersensitive or allergic to any of the ingredients in the medicine.
How Novonorm 0.5mg working
Repaglinide 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.
How is Novonorm 0.5mg used?
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.
Novonorm 0.5mg Indications
Take Novonorm 0.5 mg Tablet before food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts that advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Novonorm 0.5mg Dosage
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if you have finished eating, skip the missed dose and continue with the next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.
Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
Contraindication Of Novonorm 0.5mg
Adverse effects Of Novonorm 0.5mg
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Novonorm 0.5mg
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of adrenal, pituitary, liver, or kidney problems, high blood acid levels, high fever, poor nutrition, alcoholism, severe infection, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Avoid alcohol consumption.
• Monitor fasting blood sugar and hemoglobin A1c level regularly while taking this medication.
Storage Conditions for Novonorm 0.5mg
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.