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Metglar 1 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Composition for Metglar 1 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Metglar 1 mg/500 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Metglar Tablet

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Uses of Metglar Tablet

Metglar 1 mg/500 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Metglar Tablet side effects

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Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Altered taste, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Headache, Upper respiratory tract infection.

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How to use Metglar 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. Metglar 1 mg/500 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Metglar 1 mg/500 mg Tablet may cause stomach upset if taken empty stomach.

How Metglar Tablet works

Metglar 1 mg/500 mg Tablet is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Glimepiride and Metformin. Glimepiride is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Metformin is a biguanide which works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin.

In Depth Information on Metglar Tablet

Metglar Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Metglar Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking metformin with alcohol can cause lactic acidosis and you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, sleepiness, stomach upset, or other unusual symptoms.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Metglar 1 mg/500 mg 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
Metglar 1 mg/500 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Metglar 1 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Metglar 1 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Metglar 1 mg/500 mg Tablet is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Metglar 1 mg/500 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metglar 1 mg/500 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Metglar 1 mg/500 mg Tablet is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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