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Composition for Gitae Products

Gitae Products are primarily used for

About Gitae Products

Uses of Gitae Products

Glimepiride is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used along with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

Gitae Products side effects


Side Effects of Gitae are Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness.

How Gitae Products work

Glimepiride is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

In Depth Information for Gitae Products

Expert advice for Gitae Products

  • Gitae helps decrease high blood sugar level and avoid long-term complications of diabetes.
  • Take it shortly before or with the first main meal of the day (usually breakfast). Avoid skipping meals.
  • Exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) alongside.
  • Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking this medicine. 
  • Be careful while driving or operating machinery until you know how Gitae affects you.
  • It can 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 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).

Patient Concerns about Gitae Products

Frequently asked questions about Gitae Products

Frequently asked questions about Glimepiride

Q. Can Gitae be given to elderly patients?
Yes, Gitae can be given to elderly patients. However, since they are more prone to the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia), a regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is important. Patients should be cautious of the symptoms of hypoglycemia and always carry a quick source of sugar with them like a candy or a fruit juice.
Q. Can Gitae cause pancreatitis?
No, Gitae is not reported to cause pancreatitis. Some common side effects associated with the use of Gitae include hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), nausea, headache, and dizziness.
Q. Can I skip Gitae for few days?
No, Gitae should not be skipped as it can make your diabetes worse. If you miss the dose by mistake, take it as soon as you remember. Complete the full course prescribed by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Gitae if I have a sulfa allergy?
Avoid using Gitae if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
Q. Is Gitae useful in the management for prediabetes?
Gitae is not used for the management of prediabetes. Prediabetes is a condition with blood glucose levels higher than normal but not high enough to label you as diabetic. There are clinical studies available, but the evidence is not strong enough for its use in prediabetes.
Q. Does Gitae cause hair loss?
No, the use of Gitae does not cause hair loss. However, diabetes itself can lead to hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you have excessive hair loss as it could be due to some other underlying condition. Excessive hair loss can also be a sign of your diabetes getting worsened.
Q. Does Gitae cause weight gain?
Yes, Gitae can cause weight gain. It is advisable to monitor your diet closely and exercise regularly while taking this medicine. Avoid skipping your meal as it can cause very low blood sugar levels and you may end up snacking or taking a lot of sugars.

Products for Gitae

Gitae 1mg Tablet
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