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Amaryl 2 MG Tablet 30

Amaryl 2 MG Tablet 30

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    Uses :

    Glimepiride drug is used to control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. It is prescribed along with healthy diet and exercises. Controlling high blood sugar levels prevents complications such as kidney diseases, nerve problems, and blindness.

    Mode of drug action


    Glimepiride belongs to class of drugs called sulfonylureas. The drug stimulates the pancreatic cells to secrete insulin, thus controlling the blood sugar levels.

    What are the common side effects?

    The commonly reported glimepiride side effects are diarrhea, bleeding, bold in stool, dark colored urine, discoloration of the skin, weakness, stomach pain, sore throat, dizziness, and fever.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Individuals suffering from the diabetic coma, and diabetic ketoacidosis should not take glimepiride.

    • Patients with severe sunburns, high acid levels should avoid taking glimepiride medicine.

    • Individuals who have had severe allergic reactions to sulfonamide medicine such as Acetazolamide and Celecoxib may be allergic to glimepiride too.

    • Do not consume alcohol as it may affect blood glucose levels.

    • Patients with type 1 diabetes should not use the drug.

    • Avoid taking anticoagulants, beta-blockers, and corticosteroids while on glimepiride medication. Concomitant use of these drugs may cause drug-drug interactions.

    What else should I know?

    1. Can I take bosentan while using glimepiride medicine? No, patients should not take glimepiride with bosentan.

    2. I experience bruise while taking glimepiride drug. Can I discontinue it? Occurrence of the bruise is a side effect of glimepiride tablet. Consult the doctor if the side effect worsens.

    3. I am scheduled for an abdominal surgery. Can I take glimepiride drug? Consult your doctor to know the risks and benefits of the drug.

    4. I am on glimepiride. Can I take gemfibrozil? No, concomitant use of both the drugs may alter the blood sugar levels.

    5. How to use glimepiride tablet? Take glimepiride with your first meal at the same time each day.

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