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Secremet 2mg/500mg Tablet

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Composition for Secremet 2mg/500mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Secremet 2mg/500mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Secremet Tablet

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Uses of Secremet Tablet

Secremet 2mg/500mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Secremet 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 Secremet 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. Secremet 2mg/500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Secremet 2mg/500mg Tablet may cause stomach upset if taken empty stomach.

How Secremet Tablet works

Secremet 2mg/500mg 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 Secremet Tablet

Expert advice for Secremet Tablet

  • Glimepiride+Metformin is a combination medicine to lower blood sugar.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly and take a healthy diet.
  • You may experience an upset stomach with nausea and diarrhoea in the first two weeks. Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Tell your doctor if you experience rapid breathing, ongoing nausea, vomiting, or stomach pain.
  • Limit alcohol consumption when taking Glimepiride+Metformin.
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Secremet Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Secremet 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
Secremet 2mg/500mg 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
Secremet 2mg/500mg 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
Secremet 2mg/500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Secremet 2mg/500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Secremet 2mg/500mg 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
Secremet 2mg/500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Secremet 2mg/500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Secremet 2mg/500mg 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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