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Glimepiride

FDA Approved: October 6, 2005
Pharm Company: TEVA
Category: Diabetes

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Glimepiride Overview

Glimepiride is a medium- to long-acting sulfonylurea antidiabetic drug. It is marketed as SUGRAL by Pakistani firm Rakaposhi Pharmaceuticals, GLEAM by Franco Indian Pharmaceuticals,K-GLIM-1 by BLUE CROSS, Glucoryl by Alkem Lab PVT LTD , Amaryl by Sanofi-Aventis, GLIMPID by Ranbaxy Laboratories(Cardiovascular) and GLIMY by Dr.Reddy's Labs. It is sometimes classified as either the first third-generation sulfonylurea,[1] or as second-generation.[2] Contents 1 Indication / contraindication...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glimepiride

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GLYCOMET GP1 AND glimepiride 2MG
I was prescribed JANUMET XR 1000/50 MG 2 TABLETS in the morning before breakfast and 2mg GLIMEPIRIDE after breakfast. I was suggested bya doctor to take GLYCOMET GP1 twice daily instead of JANUMET XR. should I continue to take GLIMEPIRIDE because i read that GP1 contains 1 mg of GLIMEPIRIDE ## Hello Rao! How are you? Yes, you should double check with the doctor, but it seems that he meant to replace your other medications with the Glycomet GP1, since it contains Metformin and Glimepiride. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, flatulence and low blood sugar. What are your normal sugar levels? Were they not in control with the Janumet XR?
Updated 6 minutes ago.
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type- 2 diabetes during pregnancy
Hello, This is Sekhar. My wife has type – 2 diabetes.And it is in control for the last 6 months. Now, she is pregnant(6 weeks).She is taking GLYCOMET 500mg PILLS after taking breakfast and GLIMEPIRIDE & METFORMIN combination 500mg before taking dinner in the night. The above pills will do any harm for my baby during and after the pregnancy of my wife? Please suggest the pills to use at this condition. Thanking you
Updated 1 month ago.
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I Am Using Gemer 1 Want Know More Details About This Tablet
WHAT ARE THE SIDE EFFECT ON THIS TABLET AND WHICH ORGANS IT WILL EFFECT GEMER 1 ## Gemer 1 contains Glimepiride and Metformin, it is an oral antidiabetic medications that is used to help lower and control blood sugar. Side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, stomach pain and flatulence. Learn more: I am not sure what you mean about wanting to know which organs it will effect? Can you please clarify what you are wanting to know? ## what are the side effect of gemer1 tablet? ## What is the equivalent of Gemer 1 that i can find in Dubai? ## I am using "Gemer 1"one tablet in the morning and "Piomed M15" one tablet before bed. What will be result of them in maintaining the sugar level?
Updated 1 month ago.
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glimepiride metformin &saxagliptin cpmbination & its side effect
I am 56 year male diabetic sincr last 10 years. I was taking glimpride 2mg once a day & volix.3 twice a day & my sugar level were under 130 fasting & 160 pp. Since last 2months the sugar level has increased to 175 fasting & 255 pp.Along with the other medicine the doctor has advised Glimer 2 twice a day. metformin500mg twice a day ,Onglyza 5mg once a day and voglibose .3 twice a day.Pl advice woul it be proper to take all the medicines togther?
Updated 2 months ago.
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gemer ds1 side effect
I am 34 detected diabetis for 4/5month i take gemer ds 1 my urine gets yellow and getting angry easily now a days my doc ignores my prblem...pls help..my sugar level is normal ..shuld i take another advice? ## I am 45 deteted diabetics from 1-1/2 year I take gemer ds 1 my sugar lever is normal In future there is any side effect of this tablet? ## Hello, Santimoy! How are you doing? Have you ever checked your sugar levels, when you get angry and irritable? That sounds like it may be dropping a little too low. KK, the side effects to Gemer-DS, which contains Glimepiride and Metformin, may include nausea, dizziness, hypoglycemia, stomach pain and flatulence. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 2 months ago.
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glimepiride 2mg and metformin hcl 1000 both x2
do I take them both together or can I take one at lunch and one for dinner and then at bed time, I have high sugar in the mornings ## Hello, Jeanette! How are you? What are the prescribing instructions that were provided with them? How high is your sugar level? What types of foods do you eat? Do you get lots of exercise?
Updated 3 months ago.
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what kind of pill is a little blue with 205 wrote on one side and 10 wrote on the other side with a line down the middle
What kind of pill is a little blue pill witj 205 wrote on one and gi wrote on the other side with a line down the middle ## Hello, Tiffany! How are you? This tablet contains 4mgs of Glimepiride, which is used to treat diabetes. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, stomach pain and flatulence. Is there anything else I can help with?
Updated 5 months ago.
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Glimepiride Metformin Hydrochloride Extended Release Tablets
This medicine have any side effects because it is a long time use medicine ## All medications carry the risk of side effects, even over the counter products. The ones for this medication may include: nausea, dizziness, flatulence and low blood sugar. Learn more Glimepiride details here. Learn more Metformin details here. Are there any other questions or comments? ## SIDE EFFECT OF LOSAR-H ## I have bought diamicron xr mex 500 and it cost Rs.189 for 14 tablets of Serdia is there any parellel drug of less expensive.Is there website which guides us to find drug of same generic?
Updated 7 months ago.
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glimepiride 2mg tab
white bow tie ## what is the link to heart disease ## Glimepiride is an antidiabetic drug, used to help lower and control blood sugar levels. Common side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, low blood sugar and dry mouth. You can read more here: Is there anything else I can help with? ## Yes I been takeing Glimepride tab 2mg one four times A day. I got my medician filled mail order they sent tab 4 mg.. Says take one a day They are the same color and shape as the 2 mg. this does not seem rightto me ## One doctor advised to take "Glycomet-GP2" (containing - Metformin Hydrochloride IP 500mg (Sustained Release) and Glimepiride IP 2mg). And, another suggested to take two tablets (a) "MEDFORMIN 500" (containing - metformin hydrochloride IP 500mg) and "DiaGLI-2" (con...
Updated 8 months ago.
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glimepiride tablets 1mg should 80 years take them?
the Dr. says when I turn 80 yrs old (4 months) he will stop prescribing Glimperide and put me on insulin. Does that make any sense? ## Hello, Bill! How are you? Yes, it actually does make sense. There have been cases of dangerously low blood sugar levels occurring in elderly patients taking oral antidiabetic medications. Thus, putting you on insulin helps avoid the problem by letting you more precisely adjust the dose, if necessary. Are there any other questions or concerns?
Updated 9 months ago.
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Glimepiride
  • Tablet: 1mg, 2mg, 3mg, 4mg, 6mg, 8mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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