Pioglitazone + Glimepiride

Information about Pioglitazone + Glimepiride

Pioglitazone + Glimepiride Uses

Pioglitazone+Glimepiride is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

How Pioglitazone + Glimepiride works

Pioglitazone + Glimepiride is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Pioglitazone and glimepiride. Pioglitazone is a thiazolidinedione which works by increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin. Glimepiride is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Together, they provide better control of blood sugar.

Common side effects of Pioglitazone + Glimepiride

Edema (swelling), Cold symptoms, Headache, Urinary tract infection, Diarrhea, Nausea, Leg pain, Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets), Infection, Accidental injury
CONTENT DETAILS
Written By
MDS, BDS
Reviewed By
MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
Last updated:
18 Feb 2020 | 11:54 AM (UTC)
Want to know more?
Read Our Editorial Policy

Available Medicine for Pioglitazone + Glimepiride

GPUSV Ltd
32 to ₹1416 variant(s)
Pioglar-GSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
1371 variant(s)
Pozitiv GFranco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
59 to ₹772 variant(s)
Path GLupin Ltd
79 to ₹1052 variant(s)
Pioz GUSV Ltd
47 to ₹612 variant(s)
TriofidFidelity Lifesciences Pvt Ltd
65 to ₹852 variant(s)
Pioglit GSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
771 variant(s)
ZorepIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
591 variant(s)
Amaryl PSanofi India Ltd
79 to ₹1362 variant(s)
DioglipKardic Kare
65 to ₹762 variant(s)

Expert advice for Pioglitazone + Glimepiride

  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor. 
  • Take it with the first main meal of the day (usually breakfast). 
  • 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.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice weight gain, shortness of breath,  irregular heartbeat, or any abnormal swelling.
  • Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, or yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice).

INDIA’S LARGEST HEALTHCARE PLATFORM

150M+
Visitors
25M+
Orders Delivered
1000+
Cities
Get the link to download App
Reliable

All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited

Secure

1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant

Affordable

Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

India's only LegitScript and ISO/IEC 27001 certified online healthcare platform
Know More About 1mgdownArrow
Access medical and health information

1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1000 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.