Gepride M 1mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Gepride M 1mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Gepride M 1mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Gepride M 1mg Strip Of 10 Tablets Description

Gepride M1 tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It contains a combination of glimepiride and metformin as active ingredients. Gepride M1 tablet is used to manage blood sugar levels in type 2 diabete...
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ContainsGlimepiride(1.0 Mg),Metformin(500.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 diabetes
Side effectsNausea, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, headache
ClassificationANTI-DIABETIC
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Uses of Gepride M 1mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Gepride M1 tablet is used for effective management of blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes patients when glimepiride or metformin alone is not effective.

Contraindications of Gepride M 1mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • If you are allergic to metformin, glimepiride, or any of the ingredients of Gepride M1 tablet.
  • If you are allergic to other sulfonylureas or other sulfonamides. If you are not sure what these medicines are, please confirm with your doctor.
  • If you have kidney or liver disorders.
  • If you are undergoing dialysis.
  • If you have type 1 diabetes.
  • If you have diabetic ketoacidosis or diabetic pre-coma or coma.

Side effects of Gepride M 1mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Gepride M 1mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Gepride M1 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • The use of Gepride M1 tablet during pregnancy is not recommended. Consult the doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Gepride M1 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
  • Avoid Gepride M1 tablet if you are a breastfeeding mother as the components of this medicine may pass into human breast milk. Consult the doctor before using medication during breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Gepride M1 tablet?
A:
  • There is limited information on the effect of Gepride M1 tablet on driving ability. In case you experience any symptoms of low blood sugar levels like dizziness, drowsiness, vision disturbances, and s...
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Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Gepride M1 tablet?
A:
  • It is advisable not to consume alcohol during treatment with Gepride M1 tablet.

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 ...
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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 the injection of iodine.
  • You have dehydration due to diarrhea, vomiting, or limited fluid intake.
  • You have suffered through trauma.
  • You have to undergo surgery in the near future.
  • You have kidney or liver problems.
  • You have a thyroid disorder.
  • You are overweight.

Mode of Action of Gepride M 1mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

How Does It Work?

  • Gepride M1 tablet contains a combination of glimepiride and metformin as active ingredients.
  • Glimepiride lowers the blood sugar level by increasing the release of insulin hormone from the pancreas. Insulin helps to move 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 which allows the cells of the body to use blood glucose more effectively, thereby reducing blood sugar.

Directions for Use of Gepride M 1mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Take this medicine as directed by the doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • Preferably take it with meals.
  • It would be best if you take it at the same time every day for optimal results.
  • Avoid consuming more than the dose prescribed by the doctor.

Interactions of Gepride M 1mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Gepride M1 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor regarding the medicines, supplements or herbals you take or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • 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-allergics (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 ...
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  • Medicines like diclofenac, ibuprofen, water pill and enalapril may affect your kidney functions if taken along with this medicine.
  • Medicines used to treat thyroid disorders can affect the way this medicine works.

Storage and disposal of Gepride M 1mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

  • Store Gepride M1 tablet at room temperature in a cool and dry place. Protect it from moisture.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Gepride M 1mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Overdose

  • Overdose of Gepride M1 tablet may lead to severely low blood sugar levels and lactic acidosis. This can result in headaches, nausea, vomiting, sleep disturbances, restlessness, confusion, and dizzines...
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  • Contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital if you think you have taken too much of this medicine.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of Gepride M1 tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule. Avoid taking a...
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Content Details

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REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What diet should I follow if I am diabetic?

  • A diet should be high in fibre, and 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), and very less use of ghee and butter.
  • Drink at least 8-10 glasses 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, and 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 a double dose of the medicine.
  • If you are taking any other medicines, you need to inform your doctor.
  • Always keep a juice or sugar candy with you, in case you experience symptoms of low blood sugar like headache, irritability, drowsiness, reduced alertness, or nausea, immediately have the juice or glu...
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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: What is Gepride M1 used for?

A: Gepride M1 tablet is used for effective management of blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes patients when glimepiride or metformin alone is not effective.

Q: Can Gepride M1 be used during pregnancy?

A: The use of Gepride M1 tablet during pregnancy is not recommended. Consult the doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby before starting this medicine.

Q: Can Gepride M1 be used in type 1 diabetes?

A: No, Gepride M1 tablet is contraindicated for use in type 1 diabetes.

Q: Can I take Gepride M1 if I am taking other medicines?

A: Yes, Gepride M1 tablet can be taken with other medicines if it is recommended by your doctor. Some medicines can affect the way Gepride M1 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Thus, you should always inform the doctor about the medicines, supplements, or herbals you take or might take to avoid any possible interaction.

Q: Can I give Gepride M1 to my child?

A: There is limited information on the effect of Gepride M1 tablet in children. This medicine should only be given to your child if it is recommended by your doctor. Do not give this medicine to your child on your own.

Q: What if I miss a dose of Gepride M1?

A: If you have missed taking a dose of Gepride M1 tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the missed one.

Q: Can I take Gepride M1 daily?

A: Yes, Gepride M1 tablet should be taken daily at the same time every day. You should take this medicine exactly as recommended by your doctor. Do not take more than the recommended dose.

Q: How to store Gepride M1?

  • Store Gepride M1 tablet at room temperature in a cool and dry place. Protect it from moisture.
  • Keep out of the reach of children and pets.

Q: What is the normal range for blood sugar levels?

A: A fasting blood sugar level of 99 mg/dL or lower is considered normal. However, you should always discuss your test results with your doctor for confirmation.

Q: Is Gepride M1 used for diabetes?

A: Yes, Gepride M1 tablet is an anti-diabetic medication used for the management of blood sugar levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes.

Q: What does Gepride M1 contain?

A: Gepride M1 tablet contains a combination of glimepiride and metformin as active ingredients.

Q: Can I take Gepride M1 if I am taking insulin?

A: The use of insulin is generally not recommended if you are taking Gepride M1 tablet. However, you should always discuss this with your doctor before starting the medicine. Do not self-medicate.

Q: Can Gepride M1 be used in the elderly?

A: Yes, Gepride M1 tablet can be used in the elderly only if it is recommended by your doctor. Do not use this medicine on your own.

Q: What are the side effects of Gepride M1?

A: Nausea, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, headache, and dizziness are the side effects that some individuals may experience after taking Gepride M1 tablet.
Product Details
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GEPRIDE M
Expires on or After
29/11/2024
Last Updated on: 29 Jul 2022 | 11:47 AM (IST)

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