GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo
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GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo

INFORMATION ABOUT GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG

GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG uses

GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG is a combination of two anti-diabetic medicines: Glimepiride (Sulfonylurea) and Metformin (Biguanide). GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG is used in the treatment of diabetes.

Common side-effects

• Low blood glucose level (Hypoglycemia)
• Nausea
• Vomiting
• Diarrhea
• Allergic reactions

It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG

• Take GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG preferably with breakfast in the morning. If you are taking it twice a day then take it with breakfast and dinner.
• Remember to always take GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG with meals to avoid hypoglycemic events (sudden dip in blood glucose levels).
• A low-carbohydrate healthy diet and 45 minutes of brisk walk daily along with GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG has been found to give very good results in people with type 2 diabetes.
• Before driving or performing any strenuous activity after taking GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG make sure your blood glucose levels are in good control.
• Do not hesitate to speak with a doctor if you experience hazy vision, dizziness, yellowing of skin, shaky hands, extreme anxiousness, severe stomach pain and profuse sweating.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q) How does GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG work? A) GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG consists of two anti-diabetic medicines namely Glimepiride and Metformin. Glimepiride lowers the blood glucose levels by increasing the amount of insulin release from the pancreas. Metformin lowers the glucose production in the liver, delays glucose absorption from intestine and increases body's sensitivity to insulin.
Q) Does GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG cause hypoglycemia? A) GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG helps to lower your blood glucose to as normal level as possible. But sometimes it might cause hypoglycemia (lowering of blood glucose level than normal). Symptoms include fatigue, dizziness, profuse sweating, tachycardia (fast heartbeat), and vision disorders. Regular monitoring of your blood-glucose levels is advised while you are on GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG medication as hypoglycemia could be a side-effect of GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG. Please consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the above side-effects.
Q) Does GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG cure diabetes? A) GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG helps in lowering the blood-glucose levels to normal, thereby treats diabetes. However, GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG does not cure diabetes.  It only helps in reducing sugar levels in blood. Research is in progress for the cure of diabetes.
Q) Does GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG cause lactic acidosis? A) Yes, GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG may cause lactic acidosis. However, it is a rare side-effect which is not necessary for all people to experience. Consult your doctor immediately if you experience symptoms such as persistent stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, difficulty in breathing, reduced body temperature and heartbeat as this might be an indication of a serious condition known as lactic acidosis (excess of lactic acid in blood).
Q) Can I stop taking GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG on my own? A) No, please do not stop taking GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG on your own. Discontinuing GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG on your own might lead to rise in blood-glucose levels. Continue taking GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG even though you feel better. Do not hesitate to talk with your doctor if you are feeling any discomfort while taking GLIMEPIRIDE 2 MG + METFORMIN 850 MG.

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