Metformin + Glimepiride + Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin
Information about Metformin + Glimepiride + Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin
Metformin + glimepiride + methylcobalamin/mecobalamin uses
Metformin+Glimepiride+Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
How metformin + glimepiride + methylcobalamin/mecobalamin works
This is a combination of three medicines: Metformin, glimepiride, and methylcobalamin which treat diabetes. Metformin is a biguanide. It works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin. Glimepiride is a sulfonylurea which increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Methylcobolamin is a form of vitamin B which helps in the production of myelin, a substance that protects nerve fibers and rejuvenates damaged nerve cells.
Common side effects of metformin + glimepiride + methylcobalamin/mecobalamin
Nausea, Taste change, Diarrhea, Stomach pain, Headache, Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Respiratory tract infection
Available Medicine for Metformin + Glimepiride + Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin
- ₹66 to ₹79Zydus Cadila2 variant(s)
Expert advice for Metformin + Glimepiride + Methylcobalamin/Mecobalamin
- Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
- Take it with the food to avoid stomach upset.
- It may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
- Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemic symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxiety.
- Your doctor may monitor your liver functioning. Inform your doctor if you notice symptoms like abdominal pain, yellowing of eyes and loss of appetite.