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Ecoglim 1mg Tablet

By ICARUS HEALTH CARE PVT LTD
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Glimepiride(1.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-DIABETIC
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Medical Description

Ecoglim Tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine containing glimepiride as its active ingredient. It is used for lowering the blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus when diet & exercise al...
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Uses of Ecoglim 1 MG

Ecoglim Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus when diet and exercise fail to control your blood sugar levels.

Contraindications of Ecoglim 1 MG

  • If you have an allergy to glimepiride or sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any other ingredients of Ecoglim Tablet.
  • If you have type1 diabetes.
  • If you have the following signs like fatigue, nausea, frequent urination and muscle stiffness (due to diabetic ketoacidosis).
  • If you have kidney or liver disease.

Side effects of Ecoglim 1 MG

  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Weight gain
  • Hypoglycaemia

Precautions and Warnings of Ecoglim 1 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ecoglim Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Ecoglim Tablets should not be used during pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby, your doctor may switch to insulin therapy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ecoglim Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Glimepiride may pass into breast milk and should not be taken during breastfeeding. If you are on Ecoglim Tablet (prescribed by a physician), then monitor your breastfed baby for signs of low blood glucose levels such as irritation, sleepiness, poor feeding, fits, low body temperature.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ecoglim Tablet?
A:
  • Ecoglim Tablet can cause low blood sugar levels, which can lead to drowsiness, unconsciousness, confusion. These can be dangerous while driving.
  • Consult your doctor whether you can drive a car if you have frequent episodes of hypoglycaemia.
  • Keep a juice or a bar of chocolate in the car close to you while driving and in case you start feeling any of the above symptoms of hypoglycaemia, immediately drink the juice or eat the chocolate bar....
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Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ecoglim Tablet?
A:
Be cautious not to drink alcohol on an empty stomach. Alcohol increases the risk of low blood sugar.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience extreme hunger, headache, nausea, vomiting, sleepiness, restlessness, aggression, reduced alertness and reaction time, confusion, shakiness, dizziness. These could be signs of low blood...
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  • You are suffering from severe liver disease or kidney disease.
  • You have G6PD deficiency, and Glimepiride can cause hemolytic anaemia (destruction of red blood cells).

Mode of Action of Ecoglim 1 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Your pancreas produces a hormone called insulin. Insulin moves sugar (glucose) from the blood into the cells. The cells then use it as fuel for energy. In type 2 diabetes, your body doesn’t make enoug...
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  • Glimepiride increases the amount of insulin released from your pancreas. This insulin then lowers your blood sugar levels.

Directions for Use of Ecoglim 1 MG

  • Ecoglim Tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken with or after a meal to reduce its side effects. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Ecoglim 1 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Ecoglim Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • These medicines along with Ecoglim Tablet can cause a drastic fall in blood glucose levels: fluconazole, aspirin, antidiabetic medicines like metformin, insulin, warfarin, ramipril, lisinopril, allopu...
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  • These medicines can interfere with Ecoglim Tablet and cause an increase in blood glucose: oestrogens, progestogens, diuretics, levothyroxine, rifampicin, glucocorticoids, chlorpromazine.

Storage and disposal of Ecoglim 1 MG

  • Store at room temperature in a original package
  • Keep our of the reach of childrens and pets

Dosage of Ecoglim 1 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are nausea, vomiting, and sleepiness. Immediately consume some sugar or sugar-containing drink. If the person has fainted, do not give food or drink. You must seek immediate emer...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Ecoglim Tablet, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a doub...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long do I need to take Ecoglim Tablet?

A: Ecoglim Tablet is an antidiabetic medicine and needs to be taken for the prescribed duration. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own without informing your doctor.

Q: What are the side effects of Ecoglim Tablet?

A: Side effects associated with this medicine are nausea, dizziness, headache and weight gain. In case side effects do not resolve on their own, do not stop taking Ecoglim Tablet without informing your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
ECOGLIM
Expires on or After
15/08/2022

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ContainsGlimepiride(1.0 Mg)
UsesType-II Diabetes Mellitus
Side effectsNausea, dizziness, headache, weight gain, hypoglycaemia
Last Updated on: 30 Nov 2021 | 12:15 PM (IST)
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