Glimisave M 2 tablet is an oral anti-diabetic medicine. It contains glimepiride and metformin as its active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, a condition where blood sugar level rises above the normal range when it cannot be controlled by diet and exercise alone. This medicine lowers the raised blood glucose levels. You must follow a healthy diet and exercise along with the medicine. Glimisave M 2 tablet must be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It must be taken with meals, with the first meal of the day. Before using the Glimisave M 2 tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about the detailed medical history. An individual with uncontrolled diabetes is at increased risk of various health complications such as eye, kidney and nerve problems, heart diseases and stroke....
Q: What diet should I follow?
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 less use of ghee and butter
Drink at least 8-10 glass 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 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 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 ...
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: When can I take the Glimisave M 2 tablet?
A: Take Glimisave M 2 tablet as prescribed by the doctor for the prescribed duration. Take with food, as a whole, with a glass of water. Avoid skipping meals as well as medicine.
Q: What is the composition of the Glimisave M 2 tablet?
A: Glimisave M 2 tablet composition includes glimepiride and metformin, which is an anti-diabetic medicine.
Q: What is Glimisave M 2 used for?
A: Glimisave M 2 is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus; when diet, exercise and Glimepiride or Metformin alone is not able to control the blood sugar levels adequately.
Q: What is the side effects of Glimisave M 2?
A: Nausea, indigestion, diarrhoea, altered taste, loss of appetite are a few common side effects that can be seen during the treatment. However, these symptoms are usually mild and go away with time.