food interaction for GLIMISAVE M
alcohol interaction for GLIMISAVE M
pregnancy interaction for GLIMISAVE M
lactation interaction for GLIMISAVE M
Taking metformin with alcohol may cause lactic acidosis and you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, somnolence, abdominal upset, or other unusual symptoms.
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.
SALT INFORMATION for GLIMISAVE M
How it works
Common side effects
How it works
Common side effects
Common Dosage for GLIMISAVE M 2 MG/500 MG TABLET SR
Patients taking GLIMISAVE M 2 MG/500 MG TABLET SR
- 54%Twice A Day
- 34%Once A Day
- 10%Thrice A Day
- 1%Four Times A Day
- 1%Twice A Week
SUBSTITUTES for GLIMISAVE M
- GLIMIPREX MF 2MG/500MG TABLET SR(10 tablet sr in strip)Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt LtdRs. 6.20/tablet srRs. 62save 18% more per tablet sr
- K GLIM M 2 TABLET SR(10 tablet sr in strip)Blue Cross Laboratories LtdRs. 3.30/tablet srRs. 33save 57% more per tablet sr
- ISRYL M 2 TABLET SR(10 tablet sr in strip)Systopic Laboratories Pvt LtdRs. 3.60/tablet srRs. 36save 53% more per tablet sr
- GEPRIDE M 2 MG/500 MG TABLET SR(10 tablet sr in strip)Medley PharmaceuticalsRs. 7/tablet srRs. 70save 8% more per tablet sr
- ZIGLIM M 2MG/500MG TABLET SR(10 tablet sr in strip)FDC LtdRs. 4.81/tablet srRs. 48.10save 37% more per tablet sr
- Dr. T. Rajdev PatroMBBS, Diploma, Diploma, Diploma, DNB, Diploma, Fellowship, Fellowship, Fellowship
- Dr. Raman AbhiMBBS, MD
- Dr. Neelima MishraMBBS, MD
- Dr. Rajesh KumarMBBS, MD, Diploma, CCT
- Dr. Sanjay VermaMBBS, MD
Expert advice for GLIMISAVE M
- Take glimepiride just before or with the first main meal of the day.
- Do not skip any meal while taking glimepiride.
- Swallow the glimepiride tablet without crushing or chewing with at least half a glass of water.
- Do not take glimepiride if you are allergic to glimepiride, other sulfonylureas, sulfonamides
- Glimepiride tablets should not be given to children and adolescents under 18 years of age.
Frequently asked questions for GLIMISAVE M
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
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.Is Metformin a birth control pill/ insulin / statin/ banned drug?
Metformin (also available as glyciphage, glycomet, glycomet SR) is an antidiabetic drug used in treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, particularly in overweight patients, as an adjunct to the diet and exercise
Q.Is metformin safe?
Metformin is generally safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q.Can I take metformin forever?
Metformin should be taken at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q.Is metformin good for weight loss / weight loss in non-diabetics?
Metformin is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, particularly in overweight patients.