GP 2mg Tablet

icon
USV Ltd

Composition for GP 2mg Tablet

iconPrescription Required

Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
icon
Alcohol
icon
Pregnancy
56.6
₹5.66/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
ADD TO CART

Medicine Overview of GP Tablet

uses

Uses of GP Tablet

GP 2mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
uses

Side effects of GP Tablet

Common

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

uses

How to use GP 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. It is better to take GP 2mg Tablet with food.

How GP Tablet works

Gp 2mg 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.

In Depth Information on GP Tablet

Expert advice for GP Tablet

  • Gp should be taken with food.
  • You may get symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) with Gp. Symptoms are dizziness, nausea, tremor, sweating or confusion.
  • The risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) may increase if you miss or delay the meal, consume alcohol or use antidiabetic medication like insulin.
  • In most cases, the symptoms will quickly vanish if you take some kind of sugar (sugar candy/cubes).
  • It should be avoided or used with caution if you are also taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents (NSAIDs), alcohol, β-blockers and ACE inhibitors.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not change the dose without consulting your doctor.
video imgplay img
Warnings
Special precautions for GP 2mg Tablet
icon
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
icon
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
GP 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.
...
+more
icon
Lactation
GP 2mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Lim
ited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
...
+more
icon
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.

Patients should be advised to take precautions to avoid hypoglycaemia whilst driving.
...
+more
icon
Kidney
UNSAFE
GP 2mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
icon
Liver
UNSAFE
GP 2mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with liver disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
...
+more
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Pericort 4mg Tablet, Defcort 6mg Oral Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

You should skip a dose of Glimepiride , if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for GP 2mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Glimepiride

No, Gp 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 Gp and Sitagliptin together?
Yes, Sitagliptin and Gp 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.
Gp 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 Gp different from teneligliptin?
Both Gp and teneligliptin are effective in lowering blood glucose levels, bu they have different side effect profiles. Gp 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, Gp 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 Gp. Some common side effects associated with the use of Gp includes hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), nausea, headache, and dizziness.
No, Gp 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 Gp with pioglitazone?
Yes, it is safe to take Gp 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 Gp 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 Gp. 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 Gp with vildagliptin?
Yes, Gp 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 Gp different from metformin?
Both metformin and Gp 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 Gp causes very low blood sugar levels and weight gain.
Q. How beneficial is it to take metformin with Gp ?
Both metformin and Gp 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, Gp can cause very low blood glucose levels, so a regular monitoring of blood glucose is very important.
Gp 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, Gp 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.
Gp, 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. How is teneligliptin different from Gp ?
Both teneligliptin and Gp are effective in lowering blood glucose levels, however, they work in different ways and have different side effect profile. Gp commonly causes hypoglycemia and weight gain while teneligliptin causes hypoglycemia, especially when used with insulins or sulfonylureas and it does not cause any weight gain. It commonly causes a headache and nasopharyngitis.
Q. Is it safe to take Gp with liraglutide?
Yes, Gp 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, Gp is not a statin. It is an antidiabetic drug and is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes while Statins are lipid-lowering drugs.
No, Gp is not a Thiazolidinedione, it is a sulfonylurea. However, both are antidiabetic medicines but belong to a different group of medicines.
No, Gp is not a controlled drug. It is an antidiabetic drug and is available on providing a valid prescription by a doctor.
Q. Is Gp a diuretic?
No, Gp is not a diuretic. It is an antidiabetic drug and is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
No, Gp has no addiction potential as no withdrawal symptoms have been reported when you stop taking this drug.
No, Gp is not a blood thinner. It is an antidiabetic drug and is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
No, Gp is not a beta blocker. It is an antidiabetic drug, is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
+more

User Submitted Feedback For GP 2mg Tablet

Substitutes for GP Tablet

K Glim 2mg Tablet
Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd
₹1.84/Tablet
save 67%
Isryl 2mg Tablet
Systopic Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹2.4/Tablet
save 58%
₹2.82/Tablet
save 50%
Glimestar 2mg Tablet
Mankind Pharma Ltd
₹2.92/Tablet
save 48%
Glimfirst 2mg Tablet
Zyphar's Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹3.0/Tablet
save 47%
Top Diabetologists
doctor
Dr. Ambrish Mithal
MBBS, MD, DM
4.5
doctor
4.9
doctor
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
MBBS, Fellowship
4.1
doctor
4.2
doctor
4.8
cross img