Proglycem Diazoxide and/or alternatives
Proglycem 100mgManufacturer: Merck Canada Inc Source Country : Canada
Shipped from : Canada
Proglycem 50mgMarketed as Eudemine in European Union Manufacturer: Focus Pharmaceuticals Ltd Source Country : United Kingdom
Shipped from : United Kingdom
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Description of Proglycem
Proglycem comes under a category of drugs referred as thiazides. The generic name of this drug is Diazoxide – Oral. You can buy Proglycem in form of oral suspension (Proglycem 50 mg).
Nonmedical ingredients present in this drug are: magnesium aluminum silicate, sorbitol solution, propylene glycol, chocolate cream flavor, sodium benzoate, methylparaben, purified water, carboxymethyl cellulose sodium, propylparaben, mint flavor, poloxamer 188, and hydrochloric acid (for pH adjustment).
Indications & Dosage of Proglycem
Proglycem is indicated for the treatment of hypoglycemia, or low sugar levels in the blood. This drug works by slowing the production of insulin within the body.
The usual dosage for adults and children is Proglycem 3-8 mg per kg, administered in 3 or 2 equal doses at every 12 or 8 hours. Higher dosage may be considered for patients who have refractory hypoglycemia. The usual dosage for newborns and infants is Proglycem 8-15 mg per kg, administered in 3 or 2 equal doses at every 12 or 8 hours.
The actual dosage of Proglycem may be different for various patients. Your doctor will prescribe you the correct dosage after evaluating the severity of your condition, your blood glucose levels, and response to the drug.
Side Effects & Interactions of Proglycem
Serious side effects associated with Proglycem may include the following:
- Allergy reaction – swelling of the lips, tongue, or throat, facial flushness, difficulty breathing, hives, severe skin rashes, trouble swallowing
- Swelling in the feet or hands, breath shortness
- Easy bleeding, unusual weakness, easy bruising
- Eye pain, blurred vision
- Rapid pulse
- Body aches, chills, fever, flu symptoms
- Less than normal urination
Less severe side effects associated with Proglycem may include the following:
- Anxiety, headache, dizziness
- Stomach pain, vomiting, loss of appetite, nausea
- Reduced sense of taste
Proglycem may also, in rare cases, cause other side effects. Read the patient’s information leaflet to know all the possible side effects of this drug.
Your doctor needs to know about all other drugs that you are taking. This is important because certain drugs may interfere with Proglycem. Before you buy Proglycem online, inform your healthcare provider about all drugs that you are taking, especially the following:
- Medicines used for treating prostate cancer or hypertension
Warnings & Precautions of Proglycem
You should not buy Proglycem if you are hypersensitive to diuretics or Diazoxide. Do not use Proglycem for treating occasional low blood sugar levels related to diet.
You should tell your doctor about your medical history, especially if you have or have had:
- Chronic heart failure
- Hypokalemia (low potassium blood levels)
- High cholesterol levels
- Kidney disease
It is necessary that you do take more than the dosage prescribed to you. Overdose of Proglycem may cause hyperglycemia. Consult your doctor at once if you experience any of the early signs of hyperglycemia, including increased urination, nausea, drowsiness, vomiting, loss of appetite, or increased thirst.
Proglycem is listed as pregnancy category C drug. It may cause congenital deformities. Consult your doctor before using this drug if you are pregnant or are planning pregnancy. Breastfeeding during treatment with Proglycem should be done only if your doctor approves it.