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Glimisave 4mg Tablet

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Glimepiride(4.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification

Medical Description

Glimisave 4mg Tab is classified as an anti-diabetic medicine that is used to control blood sugar levels. It helps in the prevention of long-term complications of diabetes. The generic name of Glimisave 4mg Tab is Glimepiride.
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Uses of Glimisave 4mg Tab

Glimisave 4mg Tab uses are for the remediation of type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypercholesterolemia.

Contraindications of Glimisave 4mg Tab

  • Individuals allergic to glimepiride or its constituents are not recommended to take up the prescription as it may result in worsening side effects.
  • People with active liver conditions are also advised against glimepiride.
  • Type 1 diabetes.

Side effects of Glimisave 4mg Tab

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Precautions and Warnings of Glimisave 4mg Tab


Can I take Glimisave 4mg Tab during pregnancy?
This medication is not considered safe to be administered during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Glimisave 4mg Tab while breastfeeding?
Administration of Glimisave 4mg Tab needs constant monitoring of the breastfeeding infant for the signs of low glucose levels in your baby such as irritability, sleepiness, fits and low body temperature as the medicine passes into the milk. Kindly prefer to go for alternative medication during breastfeeding period.


Can I drive if I have consumed Glimisave 4mg Tab?
As this medicine can cause symptoms such as drowsiness or confusion, it is better to avoid driving. If you have frequent episodes of low blood sugar levels, then keep a juice or chocolate in your car and consume them on the occurrence of low blood sugar symptoms (nausea, sleepiness or restlessness).


Can I consume alcohol with Glimisave 4mg Tab?
Consumption of alcohol on an empty stomach can result in lowering of the blood sugar levels. So alcohol intake is not advised.

Other General Warnings

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Taking the medication can result in insomnia in some cases. Individuals are advised to strictly follow the prescription and make no alteration in the dosage without consulting the doctor. Before taking Glimisave 4mg Tab, inform your doctor about your medical history. Tell your healthcare provider if you have G6PD deficiency or kidneys diseases.
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Mode of Action of Glimisave 4mg Tab

How Does It Work?

Insulin is releases by pancreas by which glucose passes from from blood to cells where it is used as an energy fuel. In type 2 diabetes, the body is not effective in the proper production or utilisation of insulin. As a result, the glucose remains and gets stuck in the blood stream and is not utilised by cells for their respective function. Glimisave 4mg Tab increases the amount of insulin that is released by pancreas. Thus, it helps in lowering the blood sugar levels.
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Directions for Use of Glimisave 4mg Tab

The medicine is to be taken as per the dosage set/prescribed by the doctor. The medicine is to be taken with food and preferably during breakfast.

Interactions of Glimisave 4mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

Taking Glimisave 4mg Tab dosage along with beta blockers can result in lowering of the blood sugar to a threatening level. Glimepiride taken with steroids or contraceptives can result in making the medicine less effective, thereby causing the increase in blood sugar levels.
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Interactions with food items

No complications have been reported with any food products. Individuals are advised to continue their diet as per the direction of their doctor.

Other general Interactions

  • In case of G6PD deficiency, it is to be noted that taking glimepiride can result in the destruction of red blood cells.
  • Blood sugar levels are advised to be monitored regularly as taking the medicine can result in lower blood sugar levels further leading to adverse effects.

Storage and disposal of Glimisave 4mg Tab

The medicine is advised to be stored in its packaging and at room temperature away from direct sunlight or moisture and the reach of children.

Dosage of Glimisave 4mg Tab


Glimisave 4mg Tab overdose can cause lowering of blood sugar levels resulting into restlessness, nausea or tremors. In such conditions, consume sugar or sugar-containing drinks. If the overdose causes fainting, seek medical help immediately.
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Missed a Dose

In case of a missed dosage, it is advised to take it as soon as you recall it. But if it is time for the upcoming dose, the missed dose can be skipped and the regular schedule should be continued.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can a person use insulin along with Glimisave 4mg Tab?

A: Yes, an insulin can be prescribed along with its ongoing medication.

Q: What are the lifestyle changes needed to better deal with diabetes?

A: Individuals are advised to follow the diet plan set/prescribed for them by the doctor. Properly followed exercise schedule would speed up the recovery process.

Q: How long does a medication for diabetes is supposed to last?

A: Individuals suffering from diabetes have to take the medication for lifetime. The power and dosage may vary as per their blood sugar levels and age.

Q: Can I do strenuous activities while on this medication?

A: Performing any activity which requires hard labour is not advised to diabetic individuals. But with a maintained diet, medication and exercise, the individual can perform whatever task an average person can.

Q: Can I skip a dosage if my blood sugar levels are under control?

A: No, a diabetic person on any prescription must not skip any dosage if they feel better or their blood sugar is under control. Any changes must be reported to their doctor.
Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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