Galvus is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus which is also known as non-insulin-dependent diabetes (NIDDM)
How it Works
Galvus works in treatment of diabetes by increasing the amount of insulin produced by the body. Insulin helps control the level of sugar in the blood. Galvus also reduces the amount of glucagon being produced by the pancreas, Glucagon causes your liver to produce more sugar, thus by reducing the amount of glucagon in the body by using Galvus, this also helps to reduce the levels of sugar in the blood directly. Galvus is used together with a good diet and also exercise.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Galvus may suffer from such side effects;
Hypoglycaemia (Low blood sugar level),
Upper respiratory tract infection,
Changes in heart rate,