GLIMICUT 2MG TABLET

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Composition FOR GLIMICUT 2mg tablet

Glimepiride(2mg)

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It is better to take Glimicut 2mg tablet with food.
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action of Amaryl in an unpredictable way
UNSAFE
Glimicut 2mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Glimicut 2mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR GLIMICUT 2mg tablet

    Glimepiride(2mg)

    Glimicut tablet uses

    Glimicut 2mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

    How glimicut tablet works

    Glimicut 2mg tablet increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas, which in turn lowers the blood glucose levels.

    Common side effects of glimicut tablet

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR GLIMICUT tablet

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    • AMARYL 2MG TABLET
      (30 tablets in strip)
      Sanofi India Ltd
      Rs. 5.66/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 169.80
      save 13% more per tablet
    • GP 2MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      USV Ltd
      Rs. 5.55/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 55.55
      save 15% more per tablet
    • ZORYL 2MG TABLET
      (15 tablets in strip)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 5.66/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 84.89
      save 13% more per tablet
    • GLIMESTAR 2MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Mankind Pharma Ltd
      Rs. 2.92/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 29.18
      save 55% more per tablet
    • AZULIX 2MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 5.55/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 55.54
      save 15% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR GLIMICUT tablet

    • The most common and serious side effect is hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level). If you consume excessive alcohol or if you have irregular dietary patterns, you are at an increased risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level). Do not skip meals when taking this medicine.
    • Please be aware of signs and symptoms of low blood sugar (dizziness, tremor, sweating, headache).
    • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
    • Tell your doctor if you are planning to get pregnant or pregnant or breastfeeding.
    • It should be avoided or use with caution if you are also taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs), alcohol, β-blockers and ACE inhibitors.
    • Do not change the dose without consulting your doctor.

    Frequently asked questions FOR GLIMICUT 2mg tablet

    Glimepiride

    Q. Is glimepiride a generic drug?
    Yes, glimepiride is a generic drug sold under several pharmaceutical brand names (Amaryl, Zoryl, etc.)
    Q. Can I take glimepiride with metformin or insulin?
    Glimepiride may be given in combination with metformin and/or insulin depending on your medical condition and as prescribed by the doctor
    Q. Does glimepiride cause fluctuations in weight,diarrhea, hair loss, erectile dysfunction, swelling, constipation?
    Glimepiride is reported to cause low blood sugar level,weight gain, and swelling, but is not reported to cause diarrhea, constipation, hair loss, or erectile dysfunction
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    Q. Is glimepiride a fast acting sulfa drug?
    Glimepiride is a medium- to long-acting sulfonylurea drug against type 2 diabetes mellitus (action lasts for 24 hours). Its maximum effect is seen after 2-3 hours of drug intake
    Q. Is glimepiride same as glipizide, glyburide, metformin, or insulin?
    They are not same. Glimepiride, glipizide and glyburide belong to the same class of drugs called sulfonylureas. Metformin belong to class called biguanides.Glimepiride causes release of insulin but it is not insulin.It should only be used if no other alternative drug is available. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
    Q. How is Glimepiride different from teneligliptin?
    Both Glimepiride and teneligliptin are effective in lowering blood glucose levels, however, they work in different ways and have different side effect profile. Hypoglycemia and weight gain are common side effects of Glimepiride while teneligliptin causes hypoglycemia only when used along with insulins or sulfonylureas and it does not cause any weight gain. It commonly causes a headache and nasopharyngitis.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)