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

Gemer Forte 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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

Gemer Forte 2 tablet is an oral anti-diabetic medicine containing glimepiride and metformin. It is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus condition, where the blood sugar level is above normal. This

edicine decreases blood glucose levels. Take this medicine as advised by the doctor, along with a healthy diet and regular exercise. Gemer Forte 2 tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Before starting tab Gemer Forte 2, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history. While taking Gemer Forte 2 it is essential to make certain lifestyle modifications such as consuming a healthy and balanced diet, staying active, quitting smoking and regularly checking your blood sugar. This may help to manage your diabetes and improve your health.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹103.70
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ContainsGlimepiride(2.0 Mg) + Metformin(850.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 Diabetes mellitus
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, low blood sugar
TherapyANTI-DIABETIC
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Uses of Gemer Forte 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Gemer Forte 2 tablet is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus; when diet, exercise and Glimepiride or Metformin alone is not able to control the blood sugar levels adequately.

Contraindications of Gemer Forte 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to metformin, glimepiride or any of the ingredients of Gemer Forte 2 tablet.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have serious kidney failure or liver failure.
  • If you have any 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 had heart or lung failure, a recent incidence of heart attack and shock.
  • If you are an alcoholic.

Side effects of Gemer Forte 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Weight gain
  • Low blood sugar levels
  • Headache
  • Sweating
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • High blood pressure
  • Irregular heart rhythm

Precautions and Warnings of Gemer Forte 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Gemer Forte 2 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • It is advisable not to use this medicine during pregnancy as this medicine may harm your unborn baby.
  • If you have diabetes and happen to be pregnant, your doctor may shift you from this medicine to insulin injections.
  • Inform your doctor if you are planning a pregnancy or are pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Gemer Forte 2 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
  • It is advisable not to breastfeed during the treatment with Gemer Forte 2 as it may harm the baby.
  • Consult your doctor for more information on the use of this medicine while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Gemer Forte 2 tablet?
A:
  • It can cause low blood sugar levels which can lead to drowsiness, unconsciousness or confusion. These can be dangerous while driving.
  • Consult your doctor whether you can drive a car if you have frequent episodes of hypoglycemia.
  • Keep a juice or chocolate in the car close to you while driving, in case you start feeling any of the above symptoms of hypoglycemia, immediately have a juice or chocolate.
  • Note that artificial sweeteners are not of any use in such scenarios.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Gemer Forte 2 tablet?
A:
  • It is advisable not to consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • 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 when taking this medicine can cause a serious complication known as ketoacidosis.

Other General Warnings

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

Mode of Action of Gemer Forte 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • This combination is known to control blood sugar to a greater extent than metformin or glimepiride alone. Glimiperide lowers the blood sugar level increasing release of insulin hormone from the pancre...
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  • Insulin moves sugar (glucose) from the blood into the cells.
  • Metformin decreases the absorption in the intestine and production of sugar by the liver.
  • Both of these components are known to increase the insulin sensitivity of the body (allows the cells of the body to use blood glucose more effectively, reducing blood sugar).

Directions for Use of Gemer Forte 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Gemer Forte 2 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. It should be consumed as a whole without chewing or crushing, with a sufficient amount of water and food. It would be best if you too...
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Interactions of Gemer Forte 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • You may have symptoms of low blood sugar if you are taking other medicines for diabetes like Insulin, Pioglitazone, medicines for high blood pressure (ACE inhibitors like Captopril), Steroids, Chloram...
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  • You may have symptoms of high blood sugar if you are taking oral contraceptives, Acetazolamide, Water pill, Phenytoin, Rifampicin, medicines for constipation and medicines for thyroid disorders
  • Medicines like anti-allergic (ranitidine), clonidine, reserpine and medicines used to treat high blood pressure like atenolol can alter the way this medicine works and may block your body's response t...
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  • Medicines like Diclofenac, Ibuprofen, Water pill, Enalapril may affect your kidney functions if taken along with this medicine.
  • Medicines used to treat thyroid can affect the way this medicine works.

Storage and disposal of Gemer Forte 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Gemer Forte 2 tablet at room temperature in a dry place protected from moisture.
  • Keep out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Gemer Forte 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

  • Overdose of Gemer Forte 2 tablet may lead to severe hypoglycemia and lactic acidosis (Excessive lactic acid build-up) & (low blood sugar).
  • This can result in headache, nausea, vomiting, sleep disturbances, restlessness, impaired alertness and reactions, depression, confusion, dizziness, etc.
  • If you experience these, immediately take glucose or juice or sugar-containing products (Sugar candy).
  • Contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital as you may require close monitoring for the next few hours.

Missed a Dose

  • A missed dose may lead to high blood sugar levels, which includes symptoms like feeling thirsty, excessive urination, loss of appetite, drowsiness, a fruity smell from breath, etc.
  • If you missed any dose of Gemer Forte 2 tablet, take it as soon as you remember it.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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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 overeating
  • 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?

  • Avoid skipping meals, fasting, too much alcohol intake, taking alcohol on an empty stomach and taking double dose
  • If you are taking any medicines mentioned in the drug interaction section, you need to inform your doctor
  • Always keep a juice or sugar candy with you, in case you experience symptoms of hypoglycemia like headache, irritability, drowsiness, reduced alertness or nausea, immediately have the juice or glucose...
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  • Do not have artificial sweeteners in this situation
  • If such episodes happen too often, inform your doctor as you may need a decrease in the dose of this medicine.

Q: Can I Stop taking Gemer Forte 2 tablet on my own?

A: No, you should not discontinue the treatment on your own. Keep taking this tablet even if your symptoms improve to help keep the disease under control, as advised by your doctor for the specified duration. Gradual weening of the medication should be done to avoid adverse effects.

Q: How does Gemer Forte 2 tablet work?

  • Gemer Forte 2 tablet is known to control blood sugar to a greater extent than metformin or glimepiride alone. Glimepiride lowers the blood sugar level, increasing the release of insulin hormone from t...
    Read more
  • Insulin moves 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 are known to increase the insulin sensitivity of the body (allows the cells of the body to use blood glucose more effectively, reducing blood sugar).
Product Details
Brand
GEMER FORTE
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/05/2024
Last Updated on: 24 Jun 2022 | 10:13 PM (IST)

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