Glimestar (1mg)

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Composition

Glimepiride(1 mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Glimepiride(1 mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

Glimepiride is used to lower the blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes mellitus.

SIDE EFFECTS

The common side effects are excessively low blood sugar levels, abnormal increase in liver enzymes, jaundice, problems with the bile flow, inflammation of the liver, liver failure. You should consult your doctor immediately if you experience allergic reactions such as skin rash, itching, hives and increased sensitivity to sun, difficulty in breathing, fall in blood pressure, shock, loss of consciousness, seizures or comma.

DRUG INTERACTION

Drugs that affect the action of glimepiride by altering blood sugar level include hydrochlorothiazide, furosemide, prednisone, methylprednisolone, phenytoin, niacin, pseudoephedrine, propranolol, and atenolol. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Glimepiride increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas, and thereby decreases the blood sugar level.

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INTERACTIONS

Can I take Glimestar (1mg) during pregnancy?

Experiences of drug use and evidence from studies in pregnant women have shown risk to fetus. This drug may be used in pregnant women if benefit outweighs the risk. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Glimestar (1mg) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Possibly unsafe: Evidence from studies in breastfeeding women show that there is a definite risk of side effects to the breastfed infants. However, use of the drug in breastfeeding women is acceptable in spite of the risk to the infants, if the drug is needed in a life-threatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Glimestar (1mg) with alcohol?

Since there is some doubt about the results of concurrent use in this interaction, it is advised to give some guidance to the patient about its possible adverse effects and/or consider close monitoring.