Metformin + Glimepiride + Atorvastatin
Information about Metformin + Glimepiride + Atorvastatin
Metformin + glimepiride + atorvastatin uses
Metformin+Glimepiride+Atorvastatin is used in the treatment of diabetic dyslipidemia.
How metformin + glimepiride + atorvastatin works
This is a combination of three medicines: Metformin, glimepiride and atorvastatin. Metformin is a biguanide which decreases the production and absorption of sugar in your body and allows better use of existing insulin. Glimepiride is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Atorvastatin is a lipid-lowering medicine which lowers "bad" cholesterol (LDL), triglycerides and raises "good" cholesterol (HDL).
Common side effects of metformin + glimepiride + atorvastatin
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Altered taste, Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Headache, Weakness, Muscle pain, Increased liver enzymes, Upper respiratory tract infection