Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR

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East West Pharma

Composition for Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR

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41.75
₹4.17/Tablet SR
10 tablet sr in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR

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Uses of Giride M Tablet SR

Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Side effects of Giride M Tablet SR

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Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Altered taste, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Headache, Upper respiratory tract infection.

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How to use Giride M Tablet SR

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. Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is to be taken with food.
Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR may cause stomach upset if taken empty stomach.

How Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR works

Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Glimepiride and metformin. Glimepiride is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Metformin is a biguanide which decreases the production and absorption of sugar in your body and allows better use of existing insulin. Together, they provide better control of blood sugar.

In Depth Information on Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR

Warnings
Special precautions for Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking metformin with alcohol can cause lactic acidosis and
you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, sleepiness, stomach upset, or other unusual symptoms.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is probably safe to use durin
g lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is
low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
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Liver
CAUTION
Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Giride M 1 mg/500 mg Tablet SR is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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