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Glimestar M2 Tablets 30'S

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Glimestar M2 Tablets 30'S Description

Glimestar M2 tablet is an oral anti-diabetic medicine. It contains glimepiride and metformin as its active ingredients. It is used to treat a condition called type 2 diabetes mellitus, where the bloo

d sugar level is above normal. This medicine decreases blood sugar levels. Take this medicine as suggested by the doctor and in the dose and duration prescribed. Do not stop taking the medicine on your own. You should follow a healthy diet and regular exercise while on treatment with this medicine. Before using this medicine, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.


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ContainsMetformin(500.0 Mg) + Glimepiride(2.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effectsNausea, low blood sugar, vomiting, headache, diarrhoea
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Uses of Glimestar M2 Tablets 30'S

Glimestar M2 tablet is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus;, when diet, exercise, and glimepiride or metformin alone are not able to control the blood sugar levels adequately.

Contraindications of Glimestar M2 Tablets 30'S

  • If you are allergic to metformin, glimepiride, or any of the ingredients of Glimestar M2 tablet.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have 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, or shock.
  • If you are going to take injections containing iodine.
  • If you had heart or lung failure, or a recent incidence of heart attack and shock.
  • If you are an alcoholic.

Side effects of Glimestar M2 Tablets 30'S

  • Low blood sugar levels
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Glimestar M2 Tablets 30'S



Can I take Glimestar M2 tablet during pregnancy?
Glimestar M2 tablet should not be used during pregnancy. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, as he might suggest you some other alternative.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Glimestar M2 tablet while breastfeeding?
It is advisable not to breastfeed during the treatment with Glimestar M2 tablet. Consult your doctor for more information on the use of this medicine while breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Glimestar M2 tablet?
Glimestar M2 tablet can cause drowsiness or confusion. If you experience any symptoms after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive properly, then it is suggested that you avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Glimestar M2 tablet?
It is advisable not to consume alcohol during treatment with Glimestar M2 tablet as 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, reduced alertness, confusion, shakiness, or dizziness.
  • You experience 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 diarrhoea, 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 Glimestar M2 Tablets 30'S

How Does It Work?

  • Glimestar M2 tablet contains a combination of glimepiride and metformin as its active ingredients.
  • Glimepiride lowers the blood sugar level and increases the release of insulin hormone from the pancreas. Insulin supplies sugar (glucose) from the blood into the cells.
  • Metformin decreases the absorption of sugar in the intestine and the production of sugar by the liver.
  • Both of these components increase the insulin sensitivity of the body (which allows the cells of the body to use blood sugar more, thereby reducing blood sugar).

Directions for Use of Glimestar M2 Tablets 30'S

Glimestar M2 tablet should be consumed as a whole without chewing or crushing with a sufficient amount of water with food.

Interactions of Glimestar M2 Tablets 30'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Glimestar M2 tablet may affect the way other medicines work and other medicines may affect how Glimestar M2 tablet works if 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.
  • You may have symptoms of low blood sugar if you are taking other medicines for diabetes like insulin, blood pressure lowering medicines like captopril, steroids, cholesterol-lowering medicines, medici...
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  • You may have symptoms of high blood sugar if you are taking oral contraceptives, acetazolamide, water pills, anti-epileptic medicines like phenytoin, anti-tuberculosis medicines like rifampicin, medic...
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  • Medicines like diclofenac, Ibuprofen, and enalapril may affect your kidney function if taken along with this medicine.
  • Medicines used to treat thyroid disorders can affect the way this medicine works.

Storage and disposal of Glimestar M2 Tablets 30'S

  • Store Glimestar M2 tablet at room temperature in a dry place.
  • Protect it from moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Glimestar M2 Tablets 30'S


An overdose of Glimestar M2 tablet may lead to low blood sugar, headache, nausea, vomiting, sleep disturbances, restlessness, and dizziness, etc. Seek medical help if you experience the symptom or fee...
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Missed a Dose

A missed dose of Glimestar M2 tablet may lead to high blood sugar levels. If you have missed taking any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip th...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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

  • 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 little 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, 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.
  • 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: What are the signs of hypoglycemia?

A: Hypoglycaemia is a condition of low blood sugar levels. This is typically characterised by symptoms like light-headedness, dizziness, headache, blurred vision, tremors, shakiness and sweating. If the condition is severe, it is recommended to visit your nearest doctor or hospital immediately. Always carry a sugar candy along with you to balance your sugar levels.

Q: What is Glimestar M2 used for?

A: Glimestar M2 tablet is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus when diet, exercise and glimepiride or metformin alone are not able to control the blood sugar levels adequately.

Q: When to take Glimestar M2?

A: Glimestar M2 tablet should be taken exactly as recommended by the doctor. You can take this medicine shortly before, during or after a meal. Do not take more than the recommended dose.
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