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Glimestar 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Glimestar 2mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Glimestar 2 MG Description

Glimestar 2 Tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine containing Glimepiride as its active ingredient. It is helpful for type 2 diabetes mellitus when diet & exercise alone are not able to control your blo

od sugar levels. Avoid taking Glimestar 2 Tablets if you are allergic to it, have any liver or kidney diseases or have type 1 diabetes. Take Glimestar 2 Tablet in doses and duration as prescribed by the doctor. It should be taken after having your food. 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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ContainsGlimepiride(2.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effectsLightheadedness or dizziness, impaired taste, weight gain
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Uses of Glimestar 2 MG

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

Contraindications of Glimestar 2 MG

  • If you have an allergy to Glimepiride or Sulfonylureas or Sulfonamides or any other ingredients of Glimestar 2 Tablets.
  • 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 severe kidney or liver disease.

Side effects of Glimestar 2 MG

  • Lightheadedness or dizziness
  • Impaired taste
  • Weight gain
  • Severe low blood sugar level (hypoglycaemia), including loss of consciousness, fits or coma
  • Allergic reactions like skin rash, breathing difficulty, drop in blood pressure
  • Abnormal liver function including yellowing of the skin and eyes (jaundice), itchy skin, dark coloured urine, pale stool or tar-coloured stool

Precautions and Warnings of Glimestar 2 MG



Can I take Glimestar 2 Tablet during pregnancy?
This medicine 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

Can I take Glimestar 2 Tablet while breastfeeding?
  • Glimepiride may pass into breast milk and should not be taken during breastfeeding.
  • If you are on Glimestar 2 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 temper...
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Can I drive if I have consumed Glimestar 2 Tablet?
  • Glimestar 2 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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Can I consume alcohol with Glimestar 2 Tablet?
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 Glimestar 2 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 enough insulin or doesn’t utilize insulin properly, so the sugar is not able to enter the cells and stays in your bloodstream.
  • Glimepiride increases the amount of insulin released from your pancreas. This insulin then lowers your blood sugar levels.

Directions for Use of Glimestar 2 MG

Glimestar 2 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 si...
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Interactions of Glimestar 2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Glimestar 2 Tablet may interact with other medicines or vice versa. Therefore, discuss with your doctor all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking.
  • Especially if you are on certain medications like antibiotics such as fluconazole, painkiller like aspirin, other antidiabetic medicines like Metformin or Insulin, anticoagulants like warfarin, anti-h...
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  • Other medicines that should be used with caution are anti-hypertensives such as propranolol, which may increase the risk of excessive fall in blood sugar levels. They may also hide sure signs of low b...
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Interactions with food items

You should have a diabetic diet as advised by your doctor or dietician. Glimestar 2 Tablet works best along with a proper diet and exercise. Exercise is known to decrease insulin resistance.

Storage and disposal of Glimestar 2 MG

This medicine does not require any special storage conditions. Try to keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Glimestar 2 MG


  • Overdose can cause low blood sugar levels, which can cause nausea, vomiting, restlessness, tremor, visual disturbances, sleepiness, coma.
  • Immediately consume some sugar or sugar-containing drink.
  • If the person has fainted, do not give food or drink.
  • You must seek immediate emergency medical care if you suspect an overdose with Glimestar 2 Tablets.

Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Glimestar 2 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 double dose of medicine to compensate for a missed one.
  • Taking a double dose can lead to a dangerous fall in blood glucose levels.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Which blood tests should I do to check if my diabetes is under control?

  • You may do tests like fasting blood glucose, post-meal blood glucose (postprandial blood glucose), HbA1C.
  • It is advisable to do tests like kidney/ renal function test, liver function test and eye test, at least once a year as diabetes is known to affect your eyes, liver and even kidneys.

Q: What diet should I follow along with Glimestar 2 Tablet?

  • Diet should include chapatis, multigrain bread, rice with vegetables, sprouts, roasted grams, plain cooked dal, soups, steamed vegetables, vegetables cooked with less oil, Jamun berry orange, guava, a...
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  • Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water daily.
  • A diet should be high in fibre, low in fat with adequate protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.
  • Avoiding maida, white bread, potato, noodles, corn flakes, poori, biryani, naan, fried rice, etc can help.
  • Avoiding cream soups, carrot juice, deep-fried vegetables, packaged food is recommended.

Q: My blood sugar drops quite often. What should I do?

  • Talk to your doctor about these frequent episodes of low blood glucose if need be, your doctor may decrease the dose of your medicine or change its timing.
  • Have your meals on time, never skip or delay your meals.
  • Do not drastically change your diet unless told by your doctor or dietician.
  • Avoid excessive intake of alcohol.
  • Do not over-exercise.

Q: Can the Glimstar 2 mg tablet be used in children?

A: No, the Glimstar 2mg tablet is not recommended for use in children and adolescents, since the available data on safety and efficacy are insufficient.

Q: How long do I need to take Glimstar 2 mg tablet?

A: Glimstar 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 Glimstar 2 mg 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 Glimstar tablet without informing your doctor.
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