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Glimer 3mg Tablet

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Composition for Glimer 3mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Glimer 3mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Glimer Tablet

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Uses of Glimer Tablet

Glimer 3mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
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Glimer Tablet side effects

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Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness.

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How to use Glimer Tablet

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. Glimer 3mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Glimer Tablet works

Glimer 3mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication (sulphonylurea). It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

In Depth Information on Glimer Tablet

Expert advice for Glimer Tablet

  • Helps decrease high blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications of diabetes. 
  • Take just before or with the first main meal of the day (usually breakfast). Avoid skipping meals.
  • Exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) alongside.
  • Learn how to identify and manage symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) such as sweating, rapid heartbeat, weakness, blurry vision, and headache, and teach your family as well.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol.
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Glimer Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Glimer Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Glimer 3mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
Glimer 3mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Monitoring of the breastfed infant's blood glucose is advisable during maternal therapy with Glimer 3mg Tablet
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Glimer 3mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glimer 3mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Glimer 3mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.
Liver
CAUTION
Glimer 3mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glimer 3mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Glimer 3mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.

What if you miss a dose of Glimer Tablet?uses

You should skip a dose of Glimer 3mg Tablet , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

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Frequently asked questions about Glimer Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Glimepiride

No, Glimer is not known to have any role in the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Also, there is no clinical evidence available regarding the same.
Q. Is it safe to take Glimer and Sitagliptin together?
Yes, Sitagliptin and Glimer can be taken together as it can help in better control of blood sugar levels. However, the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) can increase. Consult your doctor as a dose adjustment of the two may be needed.
Glimer is not used for the management of Prediabetes, a condition with blood glucose levels higher than normal but not high enough to label you as diabetic. There are clinical studies available, but the evidence is not strong enough for its use in prediabetes.
Q. How is Glimer different from teneligliptin?
Both Glimer and are teneligliptin are antidiabetic drugs and control blood sugar levels effectively. However, they work in different ways and have a different mechanism of action and side effects. Glimer commonly causes hypoglycemia and weight gain while teneligliptin causes headache and nasopharyngitis. Teneligliptin causes hypoglycemia when used along with insulins or sulfonylureas and does not cause weight gain.
Yes, Glimer can be given to elderly patients. However they are more prone to the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia), so, a regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is important. Patients should be cautious of the symptoms of hypoglycemia and always keep a quick source of sugar with them like a candy or a fruit juice.
No, pancreatitis has not been reported with Glimer. Some common side effects associated with the use of Glimer includes hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), nausea, headache, and dizziness.
No, Glimer should not be skipped, as it can make your diabetes worse. If, you miss the dose by mistake, take it as soon as you remember.
Q. Is it safe to take Glimer with pioglitazone?
Yes, it is safe to take Glimer with Pioglitazone in patients with diabetes mellitus. Together they can control your blood sugar levels, lower plasma lipid levels and improve blood pressure. However, the risk of very low blood sugar levels can increase and the dose of these medicines may need to be adjusted.
Use of Glimer should be avoided if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
No, hair loss is not seen with the use of Glimer. However, diabetes itself can lead to hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you have excessive hair loss as it could be due to some other underlying condition or it could be a sign of your diabetes getting worsened.
Q. Is it safe to take Glimer with vildagliptin?
Yes, Glimer and Vildagliptin can be taken together, as they can help in better control of blood sugar levels. However, the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) can increase. Consult your doctor as a dose adjustment of the two may be needed.
Q. How is Glimer different from metformin?
Both metformin and Glimer are antidiabetic drugs and control blood sugar levels effectively. However, they work in different ways and have a different side effect profile. Metformin causes more of stomach upset, like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and bloating while Glimer causes very low blood sugar levels and weight gain.
Q. How beneficial is it to take metformin with Glimer ?
Both metformin and Glimer are anti-diabetic drugs and when used together, they can control blood sugar levels in a much better way compared to either drug taken alone. However, Glimer can cause very low blood glucose levels, so a regular monitoring of blood glucose is very important.
Glimer is not advised to be used for the management of gestational diabetes. Use of Insulin is advised during pregnancy to control the blood glucose levels.
Yes, Glimer can cause weight gain. It is advisable to closely monitor your diet and do regular exercise while taking this medicine. Avoid skipping your meal as it can cause very low blood sugar levels and you may end up snacking or taking a lot of sugars.
Glimer, when used with insulin, can help to control high blood sugar levels. Taking them together can help to lower the dose of insulin but there could also be an increased risk of hypoglycemia. Dose of these medicines may need to be adjusted along with regular blood sugar level monitoring.
Q. Is it safe to take Glimer with liraglutide?
Yes, Glimer and liraglutide can be taken together, as they can help in better control of blood sugar levels. However, the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) can increase. Consult your doctor as a dose adjustment of the two may be needed.
No, Glimer is not a Thiazolidinedione, it is a sulfonylurea. However, both are antidiabetic medicines but belong to a different group of medicines.

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Taking Glimer with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Glimer with Trimethoprim
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Glimer with Fenofibrate
SERIOUS
Glimer with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Glimer with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Cavidin, Rimactane
Glimer with Sotalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sotalol: Sotalar, Solet
Glimer with Celiprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Celiprolol: Celipress
Glimer with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Glimer with Betaxolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betaxolol: Glucoptic, BEXOL (JAWA), Iobet
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Glimer with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid, Regulipid
Glimer with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog, Bonacort, Triject
Glimer with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin, Neoctide, Varitide
Glimer with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Glimer with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral, Kanazole, Lirotek, Denon
Glimer with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam, Citalin, Citara, Lopram
Glimer with Leflunomide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefumide, Cleft, Lefno, Lefra, Arava, Lefrhum, Rumalef
Glimer with Bisoprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar, Bisveda
Glimer with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Glimer with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Glimer with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Glimer with Labetalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Labetalol: Evabet, Labetamac, Pregnasafe, Lablol, Labebet, Tiplab, Labecor, Labil, Alpha Dip, Lab, Talobet, Gynapres L
Glimer with Loteprednol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Loteprednol: Lotepred LS, Lotesol, Lotel, Lotechek, Lotepred, Prednol LS, Lotenase, Loptica
Glimer with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Glimer with Pancreatin
SERIOUS

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