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Gemer 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Gemer 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Gemer 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 121.00
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Gemer 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Gemer 2 tablet is an oral anti-diabetic medicine. It is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, where the blood sugar level is above normal. It controls the raised blood sugar levels when

it is not being controlled by diet, exercise and single medicine alone. Gemer 2 tablet is a combination medicine containing glimepiride and metformin. This medicine should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. To gain optimum results you should exercise regularly and have a healthy diet along with this medicine. While on this medicine you may experience signs of low blood sugar such as dizziness, giddiness and sweating. Thus, it is recommended to keep sugar candy, juice or chocolate handy. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting this medicine.

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ContainsMetformin(500.0 Mg) + Glimepiride(2.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 Diabetes mellitus
Side effectsNausea, low blood sugar, vomiting, taste disturbance, stomach pain
TherapyANTI-DIABETIC
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Uses of Gemer 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Gemer 2 tablet is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, when diet, exercise and glimepiride or metformin alone is not able to control the blood sugar levels.

Contraindications of Gemer 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to Metformin, Glimepiride or other ingredients of the Gemer 2 Tablet.
  • If you are pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • If you have kidney failure or liver failure.
  • If you have metabolic acidosis (too much acid in the body fluids) like lactic acidosis, diabetic ketoacidosis or diabetic pre-coma.
  • If you have dehydration, severe infections, shock and injections containing iodine.
  • If you have or had heart or lung failure, the recent incidence of heart attack and shock.
  • If you are an alcoholic.

Side effects of Gemer 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Weight gain
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Low blood sugar levels

Precautions and Warnings of Gemer 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Gemer 2 Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Avoid during pregnancy as it may cause harm to the unborn baby. Inform the doctor if you are planning a pregnancy, he might suggest some other alternative.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Gemer 2 Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Gemer 2 Tablet passes into the breast milk in very small quantities which might not be harmful to the baby. If you are taking this medicine while breastfeeding, monitor the child for signs of hypoglycemia like excessive sleepiness, poor feeding, fits, difficulty in breathing or decreased body temperature.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming the Gemer 2 Tablet?
A:
  • The medicine causes low blood sugar levels which leads to drowsiness, unconsciousness or confusion. These can be dangerous while driving.
  • Consult the doctor whether you can drive a car if you have frequent episodes of hypoglycemia.
  • Keep a juice or chocolate in the car while driving, if you start feeling the above symptoms of hypoglycemia, have the juice or chocolate.
  • Avoid artificial sweeteners.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking Gemer 2 Tablet?
A:
  • Avoid alcohol during treatment with Gemer 2 Tablet.
  • Alcohol alters the way this medicine works. Be cautious not to consume alcohol on an empty stomach. Alcohol increases the risk of low blood sugar.
  • Excessive consumption of alcohol while using this medicine causes a complication like ketoacidosis.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You suffer from extreme hunger, headache, nausea, vomiting, sleepiness, restlessness, aggression, reduced alertness, confusion, shakiness or dizziness. These could be signs of low blood sugar. If you ...
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  • You develop pins-and-needles sensation, numbness and weakness.
  • You are undergoing a diagnostic imaging test that involves an injection of iodine.
  • You have dehydration due to diarrhoea, vomiting or limited fluid intake.
  • You have suffered from trauma.
  • You are undergoing surgery.
  • You have kidney and liver problems.
  • You have a thyroid disorder.
  • You are overweight (specific diet restriction may be suggested).

Mode of Action of Gemer 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Gemer 2 tablet helps to control blood sugar to a greater extent than metformin or glimepiride alone.
  • Glimepiride lowers the blood sugar level increases the release of insulin hormone from the pancreas.
  • Insulin supplies sugar (glucose) from the blood into the cells.
  • Metformin decreases the absorption in the intestine and the production of sugar by the liver.
  • Both of these components increases the insulin sensitivity of the body (which allows the cells of the body to use blood glucose more, reducing blood sugar).

Directions for Use of Gemer 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Gemer 2 tablet must be taken as directed by the doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Take regularly for optimal results. Avoid consuming more than prescribed by the doctor.

Interactions of Gemer 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • You may have symptoms of low blood sugar if you are using other medicines for diabetes like Insulin, Pioglitazone, medicines for high blood pressure (ACE inhibitors like Captopril), Steroids, Chloramp...
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  • You may have symptoms of high blood sugar if you are using oral contraceptives, Acetazolamide, water pills, Phenytoin, Rifampicin, medicines for constipation, Phenytoin, Rifampicin and medicines for t...
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  • Medicines like anti-allergic (ranitidine), clonidine, reserpine and medicines used to treat high blood pressure like atenolol alter the way this medicine works and blocks the body's response to low bl...
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  • Medicines like Diclofenac, Ibuprofen, Water pills, Enalapril may affect kidney functions if taken along with this medicine.
  • Medicines used to treat thyroid affect the way this medicine works.
  • Inform the doctor regarding other medicines, herbal preparations and supplements you take to avoid possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Gemer 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Gemer tablets at room temperature in a dry place.
  • Protect it from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Gemer 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

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Missed a Dose

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WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Any specific diet should I follow while taking Gemer 2mg tablet?

  • A diet high in fibre, low in fat with adequate protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.
  • Maintain the meal timings and have soups and salads.
  • Diet must include boiled, steamed or baked food.
  • Ensure moderate use of edible oils (groundnut oil, olive oil), very little use of ghee and butter.
  • Drink 8-10 glasses of water daily.
  • Take fruits or some low-calorie high fibre biscuits while travelling.

Q: What precaution must I follow being a diabetic patient?

  • Avoid shopping when you are hungry. You end up buying oily and fried food.
  • Avoid overeating.
  • Avoid using maida, white bread, potato, noodles, corn flakes, poori, biryani, naan, fried rice, etc.
  • Stop having daals with ghee, deep-fried pulses.
  • Avoid using cream soups, carrot juice, deep-fried vegetables, vegetable curries with excess oil.

Q: My blood sugar falls too often, what is the possible reason?

  • Avoid skipping meals, fasting, too much alcohol intake, taking alcohol on an empty stomach and taking double doses of this medicine.
  • If you are using medicines mentioned in the drug interaction section, inform the doctor.
  • Keep a juice or sugar candy, in case you experience symptoms of hypoglycemia like headache, irritability, drowsiness, reduced alertness or nausea, 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 this medicine.

Q: Can I stop taking Gemer tablet on my own?

A: No, you must never stop taking this medicine without consulting the doctor. Abrupt stopping of the medicine results in a sudden rise in blood glucose levels and cause harm to the kidney and other organs.

Q: Is Gemer 2mg used for diabetes?

A: Yes, it is used for Type 2 Diabetes. It is an oral hypoglycemic agent known as anti-diabetic medicine used to lower the raised blood sugar levels.

Q: When should I take the Gemer 2, before or after food?

A: You should take Gemer 2 as advised by the doctor. It would be best if you take it during breakfast or the first main meal.

Q: What is the difference between Gemer 2 and Gemer P2?

A: Although both the medicines are anti-diabetic medicines, but have different active ingredients. Gemer 2 contains glimepiride and metformin. While Gemer P 2 contains pioglitazone, glimepiride and metformin. The doctor will prescribe you the appropriate medicine after assesing underlying condition and medical history.

Q: What is Gemer used for?

A: Gemer 2mg is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus when diet, exercise, and glimepiride or Metformin alone are not able to control the blood sugar levels.

Q: Does Gemer tablet cause constipation?

A: Gemer usually does not cause constipation if taken in the exact dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. However, if you experience this symptom after starting the treatment with this medicine, speak to your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
GEMER
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/03/2023
Last Updated on: 15 Apr 2022 | 07:03 PM (IST)

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