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Glimestar 3mg Tablet
Glimestar 3mg Tablet

Glimestar 3mg Tablet

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Glimepiride(3.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Glimestar 3mg Tab is an anti-diabetic medicine that helps prevent any long-term medical complications.

Uses of Glimestar 3mg Tab

Glimestar 3mg Tab uses are in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Contraindications of Glimestar 3mg Tab

  • Glimestar 3mg Tab for infection should not be taken, if:
  • Allergy to this medicine
  • Type 1 diabetes/diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Severe kidney or liver diseases

Side effects of Glimestar 3mg Tab

Glimestar 3mg Tab side effects include low blood sugar levels, dizziness, confusion, anxiety, sweating, sleepiness, headache, weakness, unconsciousness or fainting, difficulty in swallowing, swelling
of throat or tongue, rashes, jaundice, low blood cells or platelet count.
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Precautions and Warnings of Glimestar 3mg Tab


Can I take Glimestar 3mg Tab during pregnancy?
It is unsafe to use this medicine during pregnancy or if you are planning pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Glimestar 3mg Tab while breastfeeding?
Avoid this medicine during breastfeeding, it may harm the baby. Consult your doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed Glimestar 3mg Tab?
This medicine may cause drowsiness as a result of lowered levels of sugar. In such cases avoid driving or operating tools and machines.


Can I consume alcohol with Glimestar 3mg Tab?
Alcohol reduces the sugar levels in the blood; hence, do not consume alcohol in empty stomach while taking this medicine. Consult your doctor for more details.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Do not start, alter or stop this medicine on your own
  • Take precaution in the administration of this medicine to children
  • Do not suggest this medicine to anyone
  • Do not take this medicine without a doctor's prescription

Mode of Action of Glimestar 3mg Tab

How Does It Work?

It helps in increasing the amount of insulin released from the pancreas, thus ensuring less accumulation of glucose in the bloodstream.

Directions for Use of Glimestar 3mg Tab

Take this medication as prescribed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with water, do not chew, crush or break it.

Interactions of Glimestar 3mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

This medicine is known to have interactions with beta-blockers, antibiotics, antifungals, and other medicines such as disopyramide, fenfluramine, fluoxetine, insulin, metformin, etc. Consult your doct
or for more details.
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Interactions with food items

There are no known medically proven interactions of this medicine with food.

Other general Interactions

Consult your doctor if you are suffering from Type 1 diabetes ketoacidosis, kidney or liver diseases.

Storage and disposal of Glimestar 3mg Tab

  • Keep it away from the reach of children. Do not use this medicine after its expiry date. Store this medicine at room temperatures. Follow the medical waste management protocol in the disposal of this
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Dosage of Glimestar 3mg Tab


Overdose of this medicine will lead to lowered levels of sugar in the blood and may cause extreme uneasiness or the patient may faint. In case of prolonged symptoms of overdose seek immediate medical
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Missed a Dose

Glimestar 3mg Tab is for regular use, do not miss a dose. In the case of a missed dose take this medicine as soon as you remember, but if it is time for the next dose do not double the dose but skip t
he missed dose.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I let my healthcare provider know before taking Glimestar 3mg Tab?

A: Disclose your complete medical history along with the history of kidney or liver diseases. Also let him know if you are hypersensitive to this medicine.

Q: Does this medicine cause anaemia?

A: If you have G6PD deficiency then the intake of this medicine can cause anaemia

Q: Are there any dietary restrictions while taking this medicine?

A: It is advisable to follow a strict diabetic diet along with regular exercise while taking this medicine. Sugar and high calorie food should be avoided.

Q: Is this medicine suitable for all types of diabetes?

A: Glimestar 3mg Tab is effective in the treatment of type 2 diabetes only, it will not be effective in the treatment of other types of diabetes.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 10:48 AM (IST)
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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