Glimestar 2 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Glimestar Tablet
Glimestar 2 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.
Glimestar Tablet side effects
Common
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level)
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
How to use Glimestar 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. Glimestar 2 Tablet is to be taken with food.
How Glimestar Tablet works
Glimestar 2 Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.
Glimestar Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Glimestar 2 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
Glimestar 2 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 Glimestar 2 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
Glimestar 2 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glimestar 2 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Glimestar 2 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
Glimestar 2 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glimestar 2 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Glimestar 2 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 Glimestar Tablet?
You should skip a dose of Glimestar 2 Tablet, if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

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Expert Advice

  • Glimestar 2 Tablet helps decrease high blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications of diabetes. 
  • Take it shortly 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.
  • Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking this medicine. 
  • Be careful while driving or operating machinery until you know how Glimestar 2 Tablet affects you.
  • It can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal. 
  • Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemic symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxious feeling.
  • Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, or yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice).

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Glimestar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Glimestar

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Hba1c -8.2 cholesterol 203 sgpt 113 what can i do i take glimestar-2 but sugar not in control
Dr. Ashwin Porwal
Diabetes Specialist
your sugar levels are pretty highcholesterol and sgpt toomedicines have to be upgraded
My sugar levels in fasting is.146 today. Last week it's 115. Iam taking Glimestar M2 fort in night and glimestar m2 fort ,zita plus 20mg in morning.in morning my.sugar levels increasing.so what can I.do? Advice me to change any medicine. Is there any substitute for other than metformin combination.
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
Try to modify lifestyle.Follow a diabatic diet chart made by dietician. Do exercise regularly and continue the medicine which you are taking regularly. Try for one month, if there is no change in blood sugar level then think about to change dosage of medicine.
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FAQs

Q. Does Glimestar play any role in the treatment of Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)?
No, Glimestar 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 Glimestar and Sitagliptin together?
Yes, Sitagliptin and Glimestar 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.
Q. Is Glimestar useful in the management for prediabetes?
Glimestar 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 Glimestar different from teneligliptin?
Both Glimestar 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. Glimestar 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.
Q. Can Glimestar be given to elderly patients?
Yes, Glimestar 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.
Q. Can Glimestar cause pancreatitis?
No, pancreatitis has not been reported with Glimestar. Some common side effects associated with the use of Glimestar includes hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), nausea, headache, and dizziness.
Q. Can I skip Glimestar for few days?
No, Glimestar 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 Glimestar with pioglitazone?
Yes, it is safe to take Glimestar 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.
Q. Can I take Glimestar if I have a sulfa allergy?
Use of Glimestar should be avoided if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
Q. Does Glimestar cause hair loss?
No, hair loss is not seen with the use of Glimestar. 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 Glimestar with vildagliptin?
Yes, Glimestar 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 Glimestar different from metformin?
Both metformin and Glimestar 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 Glimestar causes very low blood sugar levels and weight gain.
Q. How beneficial is it to take metformin with Glimestar ?
Both metformin and Glimestar 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, Glimestar can cause very low blood glucose levels, so a regular monitoring of blood glucose is very important.
Q. Is Glimestar useful in the management of gestational diabetes?
Glimestar 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.
Q. Does Glimestar cause weight gain?
Yes, Glimestar 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.
Q. Is there any benefit of taking Glimestar with insulin?
Glimestar, 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 Glimestar with liraglutide?
Yes, Glimestar 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.
Q. Is Glimestar a Thiazolidinedione?
No, Glimestar is not a Thiazolidinedione, it is a sulfonylurea. However, both are antidiabetic medicines but belong to a different group of medicines.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 5th Oct 2018.
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