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Amaryl M 1 MG Tablet 15

Amaryl M 1 MG Tablet 15

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    Uses :

    Glimepiride 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. Metformin Metformin hydrochloride helps to reduce blood sugar levels. It is mainly prescribed for the management of type 2 diabetes. It is prescribed either as mono-therapy or in combination with other antihyperglycemic drugs. It helps to prevent kidney damage, blindness, and nerve disorders in the diabetic patients. It is also prescribed for the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). However, metformin is not prescribed for the treatment of type 1 diabetes.

    Mode of drug action


    Glimepiride Glimepiride belongs to class of drugs called sulfonylureas. The drug stimulates the pancreatic cells to secrete insulin, thus controlling the blood sugar levels. Metformin Metformin is an oral antihyperglycemic agent which is mainly used to treat hyperglycemia. It reduces blood glucose levels by decreasing the glucose absorption from the gastrointestinal tract, improves the insulin sensitivity by increasing the uptake of glucose into muscle and inhibits biosynthesis of glucose from amino acids.

    What are the common side effects?

    Glimepiride 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. Metformin The common side effects reported for metformin are acidity, belching, bloating, heartburn, loss of appetite, metallic taste in mouth, vomiting, weight loss, and stomach pain. In rare cases, patients have reported having abnormal stools, joint pain, flu-like symptoms, runny nose, sneezing, swollen joints and discoloration of fingernails or toe nails.

    Warning

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

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Do not take Amaryl M if any allergic reactions are experienced.

    • Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult the doctor before taking tablet Amaryl M.

    •Inform the doctor before taking Amaryl M if you have any history of kidney disease.

    • Take Amaryl M tablet before or after the meal.

    • Avoid alcohol while taking Amaryl M tablets.

    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? The 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. Metformin

    1. What should I do if I miss a dose? If you forget to take the medication at the usual time, you must take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, you must skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose.

    2. Are there any storage precautions for metformin? Store the medication at room temperature (25°C) and away from direct heat. Keep the drug out of reach of children.

    3. Should I take vitamin B12 supplements with metformin? Long-term use of metformin may cause vitamin B12 deficiency in few patients. You should consult the doctor and discuss it. Do not take vitamin B12 supplements without your physician’s prescription.

    4. Is metformin effective for the type 1 diabetes? No. Metformin is not effective for the treatment of type 1 or juvenile diabetes.

    5. What are the non-diabetic uses of metformin? Metformin is used to treat PCOS in women. You must discuss with your doctor before taking metformin for the condition.

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