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Glimestar 4mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Glimestar 4mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Glimestar 4mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
65.28*
MRP 76.80
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Glimestar 4 MG Description

Glimestar Tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine containing glimepiride as its active ingredient. It is used for lowering the blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus when diet & exercise

alone are not able to control your blood sugar levels. Type 2 diabetes is a health condition in which your cells don’t respond normally to insulin. Insulin is a hormone that regulates how your body utilises sugar. This leads to increased blood sugar that can further lead to serious health conditions. Glimestar Tablet it works by increasing the amount of insulin produced in the body and thus lowers elevsted blood sugar. Take Glimestar 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.

Product Summary

Offer Price₹65.28
You Save₹11.52 (15% on MRP)
ContainsGlimepiride(4.0 Mg)
UsesType-II Diabetes Mellitus
Side effectsNausea, dizziness, headache, weight gain, hypoglycaemia
TherapyANTI-DIABETIC
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Uses of Glimestar 4 MG

Glimestar 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 4 MG

  • If you have an allergy to glimepiride or sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any other ingredients of Glimestar Tablet.
  • 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 kidney or liver disease.

Side effects of Glimestar 4 MG

  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Weight gain
  • Hypoglycaemia

Precautions and Warnings of Glimestar 4 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Glimestar Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Glimestar Tablets 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

Q:
Can I take Glimestar Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Glimepiride may pass into breast milk and should not be taken during breastfeeding. If you are on Glimestar 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 temperature.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Glimestar Tablet?
A:
  • Glimestar 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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Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Glimestar Tablet?
A:
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 4 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 enoug...
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  • Glimepiride increases the amount of insulin released from your pancreas. This insulin then lowers your blood sugar levels.

Directions for Use of Glimestar 4 MG

  • Glimestar 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 side effects. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Glimestar 4 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Glimestar Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • These medicines along with Glimestar Tablet can cause a drastic fall in blood glucose levels: fluconazole, aspirin, antidiabetic medicines like metformin, insulin, warfarin, ramipril, lisinopril, allo...
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  • These medicines can interfere with Glimestar Tablet and cause an increase in blood glucose: oestrogens, progestogens, diuretics, levothyroxine, rifampicin, glucocorticoids, chlorpromazine.

Storage and disposal of Glimestar 4 MG

  • Store at room temperature in a original package
  • Keep our of the reach of childrens and pets

Dosage of Glimestar 4 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose are nausea, vomiting, and sleepiness. Immediately consume some sugar or sugar-containing drink. If the person has fainted, do not give food or drink. You must seek immediate emer...
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Missed a Dose

  • If you missed any dose of Glimestar 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 do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long do I need to take Glimestar Tablet?

A: Glimestar Tablet is an antidiabetic medicine and needs to be teken for the prescribed duration. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own without informing your doctor.

Q: What are the side effects of Glimestar Tablet?

A: Side effects associated with this medicine are nausea, dizziness, headache and weight gain. Incase side effects do not resolve on its own, do not stop taking Glimestar Tablet without informing your doctor.

Q: What is the composition of Glimestar Tablet?

A: Glimestar Tablet composition consists of Glimepiride as its active ingredient.

Q: What is the dose of Glimestar Tablet?

A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending on the underlying condition and the patient's response to the treatment. Do not take it endlessly on your own without consulting a doctor.

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, an 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 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, ...
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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.
Product Details
Brand
GLIMESTAR
Expires on or After
30/03/2024
Last Updated on: 14 Sep 2022 | 01:00 PM (IST)

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