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Composition FOR GLIMY 3mg tablet

Glimepiride(3mg)

food interaction for GLIMY tablet

alcohol interaction for GLIMY tablet

pregnancy interaction for GLIMY tablet

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medicine interaction for GLIMY tablet

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Glimy 3mg tablet with food.
Taking glimepiride with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
UNSAFE
Glimy 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR GLIMY 3mg tablet

    Glimepiride(3mg)

    Glimy tablet uses

    Glimy 3mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

    How glimy tablet works

    Glimy 3mg tablet increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas, which in turn lowers the blood glucose levels.

    Common side effects of glimy tablet

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

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR GLIMY 3MG TABLET

    Patients taking GLIMY 3MG TABLET

    • 60%
      Once A Day
    • 37%
      Twice A Day
    • 2%
      Thrice A Day

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    Expert advice FOR GLIMY 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 GLIMY 3mg 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.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 19 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)