Valera M 1000 Tablet SR is a combination of two medicines used to control high blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. This helps prevent serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, blindness, and may reduce your chance of having a heart attack or stroke.
Valera M 1000 Tablet SR can be prescribed alone or together with other diabetes medications. All diabetes medicines work best when used along with a healthy diet and regular exercise. The dose you are given will depend on your condition, blood sugar levels, and what other medicines you are taking. Taking it with meals helps to reduce the chances of developing an upset stomach.
You should take it regularly and at the same time each day to get the most benefit from the medicine. Do not stop taking the medicine unless your doctor recommends it. It helps to control your blood sugar levels and helps 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.
Some common side effects of this medicine include diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, upset stomach, and headache. Low blood sugar level (hypoglycemia) is a possible side effect if you are also taking other diabetes medicines like insulin or sulfonylurea, so you need to know how to recognize and deal with it.
This medicine is not suitable for everyone. Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you have ever had kidney, liver or heart disease, or problems with your pancreas. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Some other medicines can affect how this medicine works, so tell your doctor about all the medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe. You should try to avoid drinking alcohol as it lowers blood glucose. Your doctor will check your kidney function and blood sugar levels before and during treatment.