Amaryl M 1mg tablet is an oral anti-diabetic medicine. It contains glimepiride and metformin as its active ingredient. Amaryl M 1mg Tablet is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, a condition where blood sugar level rises above the normal range when it cannot be controlled by diet and exercise alone. This medicine lowers the raised blood glucose levels. You must follow a healthy diet and exercise along with the medicine. Amaryl M 1mg tablet must be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It must be taken with meals, with the first meal of the day. Before using Amaryl M 1mg tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about the detailed medical history. An individual with uncontrolled diabetes is at increased risk of various health complications such as eye, kidney and nerve problems, heart diseases and stroke....
Q: What diet should I follow?
A diet should be high in fibre, low in fat with adequate protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals
Maintain the regular meal timings and try to have soups and salads
Diet should include boiled, steamed, or baked food
Ensure moderate use of edible oils (groundnut oil, olive oil), very less use of ghee and butter
Drink at least 8-10 glass of water daily
Carry fruit or low calorie high fibre biscuits while travelling
Q: What should I avoid being a diabetic patient?
Do not shop when you are hungry. You could be tempted to buy oily and fried food
Avoid maida, white bread, potato, noodles, corn flakes, poori, biryani, naan, fried rice, etc
Stop having daals with ghee, deep-fried pulses
Avoid cream soups, carrot juice, deep-fried vegetables, vegetable curries with excess oil.
Q: My blood sugar falls too often, what could be the reason?
Your blood sugar may fall if you skip meals, have irregular meal patterns, fasting, increase alcohol intake especially on an empty stomach and or taking a double dose of the medicine. If you are taking medicines mentioned in the drug interaction section, inform the doctor....
Take juice or sugar candy with you, in case of hypoglycemia like headache, irritability, drowsiness, reduced alertness or nausea, immediately have the juice or glucose.
Avoid artificial sweeteners in this situation.
If such episodes happen too often, inform the doctor as you may need a decrease in the dose of the medicine.
Q: Can Amaryl M 1mg tablet be stopped?
A: No, you should never stop taking Amaryl M 1mg tablet without consulting your doctor. Abrupt stopping of the medicine can result in a sudden rise in blood glucose levels and cause further harm to the kidney and other organs.
Q: What is the composition of Amaryl M1?
A: Amaryl M1 contains glimepiride and metformin, which belong to the class of anti-diabetic medicines.
Q: Should Amaryl be taken with food?
A: Take this medicine with food or as advised by the doctor. Make sure you take it with your first meal of the day. Try to take it at the same time every day to get optimum results.