February 1, 2023

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Glycoside trade name glue control is a medication used for type 2 diabetes this is one of the oral anti-diabetic what it does it stimulates the release of insulin and also increases sensitivity to insulin to thereby lower blood glucose levels therapeutic classes into diabetic pharmacologic class is soulful nigeria’s so the way that really works is a type 2 diabetic

Would be able to take oral anti-diabetic mean they can just take pills they can take my form and glycoside things like that to help lower their blood shoot though in the way like i mentioned that it works is is as they take this medication actually stimulates the pancreas to release insulin and then increases our cells sensitivity to insulin and by doing that it’s

Going to create more insulin in the blood to help ourselves to use insulin to bring glucose into the cell and that then is going to lower our blood glucose level a couple things you want to keep in mind with the glucose roll or glipizide is that you want to instruct your patient on how to check their blood sugar’s a type-2 diabetic should be very familiar on how

To check their blood sugar’s and how to sense the signs of hypoglycemia and they always need to be carrying something with them a source of sugar in case they experience hypoglycemia fifteen grams of sugar a couple lifesavers a quick glass of orange juice something to be able to bring their blood glucose up if it drops too low another thing to keep in mind is if

Your patients also taking beta blockers the beta blockers can mask the signs of hyperglycemia they can even create signs of hypoglycemia so where they may not be hypoglycemic beta blockers can actually create signs of this there’s a couple things that the glycoside can actually cause it can cause aplastic anemia x’ because dizziness drowsiness headache diarrhea

Photosensitivity and you want to assess your patients allergy to two sulfonamides okay – these sulfa type drugs you want to assess that they have any sort of allergies to these types of medications but the biggest thing i really want you to keep in mind here is the importance of teaching your patient how to take their blood sugar when to take their blood sugar and

How to recognize signs of hypoglycemia and that they really need to be taking their blood sugars daily and monitoring their blood sugar’s continuously to make sure that you know if their blood sugar’s 40 and they take their glyphosate it can really bottom their blood sugar out and so they really need to keep in mind they always need to have something on hand to

Help raise their blood sugar they need to be really vigilant and their blood sugar’s and checking you know where it’s at throughout the day so that is glycoside tradename gluco troll this has been another episode of the med master podcast by n ar s ng comm to get our free cheat sheet cover the 50 most commonly prescribed medications head over to nrs ng comm slash

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Glipizide Nursing Considerations, Side Effects, and Mechanism of Action Pharmacology for Nurses By NURSINGcom