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Glimiprex 2mg Tablet

Glimiprex 2mg Tablet

By ARISTO PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
60.15*
MRP 70.77
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Glimiprex 2 MG Description

Glimiprex 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. Glimiprex Tablet it works by increasing the amount of insulin produced in the body and thus lowering elevated blood sugar. Take Glimiprex 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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Product Summary

Offer Price₹60.15
You Save₹10.62 (15% on MRP)
ContainsGlimepiride(2.0 Mg)
UsesType-II Diabetes Mellitus
Side effectsNausea, dizziness, headache, weight gain, hypoglycaemia
TherapyANTI-DIABETIC
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uses

Uses of Glimiprex 2 MG

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

Contraindications of Glimiprex 2 MG

  • If you have an allergy to glimepiride or sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any other ingredients of Glimiprex 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Glimiprex 2 MG

  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Weight gain
  • Hypoglycaemia
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Glimiprex 2 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Glimiprex Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Glimiprex 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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Glimiprex Tablet?
A:
Be cautious not to drink alcohol on an empty stomach. Alcohol increases the risk of low blood sugar.
otherGeneralWarnings

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).
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Glimiprex 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 enoug...
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  • Glimepiride increases the amount of insulin released from your pancreas. This insulin then lowers your blood sugar levels.
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Directions for Use of Glimiprex 2 MG

  • Glimiprex 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

Interactions of Glimiprex 2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Glimiprex 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 Glimiprex 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 Glimiprex Tablet and cause an increase in blood glucose: oestrogens, progestogens, diuretics, levothyroxine, rifampicin, glucocorticoids, chlorpromazine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Glimiprex 2 MG

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

Dosage of Glimiprex 2 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 Glimiprex 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
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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

A: Glimiprex 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 Glimiprex 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 Glimiprex Tablet without informing your doctor.

Q: What diet should I follow along with Glimiprex 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.

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: 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.
Product Details
Brand
GLIMIPREX
Expires on or After
30/05/2025
Last Updated on: 14 Sep 2022 | 12:49 PM (IST)
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