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Glycomet Gp 2mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Glycomet Gp 2mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Glycomet Gp 2mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Glycomet Gp 2mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Glycomet Gp 2mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Glycomet Gp 2mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Medical Description

Glycomet GP 2 tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine used for managing type 2 diabetes mellitus. It contains glimepiride and metformin, which work by increasing insulin secretion, optimising insulin utilisation, decreasing glucose production and reducing its absorption. This results in reduced blood sugar levels and helps control type 2 diabetes.

Before starting Glycomet GP 2 tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history. Also, inform the doctor about all other medicines and supplements you take.

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a condition in which your pancreas does not make enough insulin to keep blood sugar levels under control and your body is also unable to use its own insulin adequately. This causes high blood sugar levels in your body, which can cause medical problems like heart disease, kidney disease, blindness and poor blood flow in your hands and legs.

Zoryl M 2 tablet, Gemer 2 tablet, Amaryl M2 tablet, Glimestar M2 tablet and Gluconorm G 2 tablet are some more medications that combine metformin and glimepiride.

Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as recommended by your doctor. Along with taking Glycomet GP 2, it is important that you do certain lifestyle modifications like exercising regularly, avoiding smoking and drinking alcohol and having a balanced diet with adequate fruits and vegetables for adequate control of your blood sugar levels.

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Product Summary

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ContainsMetformin Hydrochloride(500.0 Mg) + Glimepiride(2.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 Diabetes mellitus
Side effectsNausea, low blood sugar, vomiting, taste disturbance, stomach pain
TherapyANTI-DIABETIC
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uses

Uses of GLYCOMET GP 2MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

Glycomet-GP 2 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

Contraindications of GLYCOMET GP 2MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • If you are allergic to metformin, glimepiride or any of the ingredients of Glycomet-GP 2 tablet.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have serious 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, shock and injections containing iodine.
  • If you have had heart or lung failure, a recent incidence of heart attack and shock.
  • If you are an alcoholic.
sideEffects

Side effects of GLYCOMET GP 2MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of GLYCOMET GP 2MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Glycomet-GP 2 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It is advisable not to use this medicine during pregnancy as this medicine may harm your unborn baby.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Glycomet-GP 2 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is advisable not to breastfeed during the treatment with Glycomet GP2 as it may harm the baby.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Glycomet-GP 2 tablet?
A:
It can cause low blood sugar levels which can lead to drowsiness, unconsciousness or confusion. These can be dangerous while driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Glycomet-GP 2 tablet?
A:
It is advisable not to consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience extreme hunger, headache, nausea, vomiting, sleepiness, restlessness, aggression, reduced alertness, confusion, shakiness or dizziness. These could be signs of low blood sugar. If you h...
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  • You are experiencing pins-and-needles sensation, numbness and weakness.
  • You will have a diagnostic imaging test involving an 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 serious kidney and liver problems.
  • You have a thyroid disorder.
  • You are overweight (specific diet restriction may be suggested).
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of GLYCOMET GP 2MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • Glycomet-GP 2 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • It should be consumed as a whole without chewing or crushing, with a sufficient amount of water and food.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume more than that prescribed by your doctor.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of GLYCOMET GP 2MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • Store Glycomet-GP 2 tablet at room temperature in a dry place protected from moisture.
  • Keep out of the reach of children.
quickTips

Quick Tips of GLYCOMET GP 2MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

  • Glycomet GP 2 tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine. It is used for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
  • Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as recommended by your doctor.
  • Along with taking Glycomet GP 2, it is important that you do certain lifestyle modifications like exercising regularly, avoiding smoking and drinking alcohol.
  • It is also advised to have a balanced diet with adequate fruits and vegetables for adequate control of your blood sugar levels.
  • Low blood glucose levels, flatulence, metallic taste, or diarrhoea may occur in some individuals with the use of this medicine. Inform your doctor if these effects bother you or do not go away.
  • Before starting Glycomet GP 2 tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history.
  • Glycomet GP 2 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. You should not consume more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • Talk to your doctor if you have kidney or liver disease.
dosage

Dosage of GLYCOMET GP 2MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

Overdose

  • Overdose of Glycomet-GP 2 tablet may lead to severe hypoglycemia and lactic acidosis (Excessive lactic acid build-up) & (low blood sugar).
  • This can result in headaches, nausea, vomiting, sleep disturbances, restlessness, impaired alertness and reactions, depression, confusion, dizziness, etc.
  • If you experience these, immediately take glucose or juice or sugar-containing products (Sugar candy).
  • Contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital as you may require close monitoring for the next few hours.

Missed a Dose

  • A missed dose may lead to high blood sugar levels, which includes symptoms like feeling thirsty, excessive urination, loss of appetite, drowsiness, a fruity smell from breath, etc.
  • If you missed any dose of Glycomet-GP 2 tablet, take it as soon as you remember it.
  • If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of GLYCOMET GP 2MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

How Does It Work?

  • This combination is known to control blood sugar to a greater extent than metformin or glimepiride alone. Glimepiride lowers the blood sugar level increasing release of insulin hormone from the pancre...
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  • Insulin moves sugar (glucose) from the blood into the cells.
  • Metformin decreases the absorption in the intestine and the production of sugar by the liver.
  • Both of these components are known to increase the insulin sensitivity of the body (allows the cells of the body to use blood glucose more effectively, reducing blood sugar).
interactions

Interactions of GLYCOMET GP 2MG STRIP OF 15 TABLETS

Interactions with other medicines

  • You may have symptoms of low blood sugar if you are taking other medicines for diabetes like Insulin, Pioglitazone, medicines for high blood pressure (ACE inhibitors like Captopril), Steroids, Chloram...
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  • You may have symptoms of high blood sugar if you are taking oral contraceptives, Acetazolamide, Water pills, Phenytoin, Rifampicin, medicines for constipation and medicines for thyroid disorders.
  • Medicines like anti-allergic (ranitidine), clonidine, reserpine and medicines used to treat high blood pressure like atenolol can alter the way this medicine works and may block your body's response t...
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  • Medicines like Diclofenac, Ibuprofen, Water pill, and Enalapril may affect your kidney functions if taken along with this medicine.
  • Medicines used to treat thyroid can affect the way this medicine works.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What diet should I follow?

A: You can follow a diet high in fibre and low in fat with adequate protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.

Q: What should I avoid being a diabetic patient?

A: Do not shop when you are hungry. You could be tempted to buy oily and fried food

Q: My blood sugar falls too often, what could be the reason?

A: Avoid skipping meals, fasting, too much alcohol intake, taking alcohol on an empty stomach and taking double dose

Q: What is the composition of Glycomet-GP 2?

A: The composition of Glycomet-GP 2 includes - glimepiride and metformin, as its active components.

Q: What is Glycomet GP2 used for?

A: Glycomet-GP 2 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: What is the dose of Glycomet GP 2?

A: The doctor will decide the specific dose for a specific duration depending upon the severity of the underlying condition. Please do not modify the dose or stop it before the prescribed duration, even if you feel better.

Q: How many tablets of Glycomet-GP 2 tablet should I take in a day?

A: The frequency of taking Glycomet GP 2 will be decided by your doctor based on your age, weight, current regimen, blood sugar level and its control along with comorbidities present. The regimen varies from person to person.

Q: Can I stop taking Glycomet GP 2 on my own?

A: No, you should not discontinue the treatment on your own. Keep taking this tablet even if your symptoms improve to help keep the disease under control, as advised by your doctor for the specified duration. Gradual weaning of the medication should be done to avoid adverse effects.

Q: How does Glycomet GP 2 work?

A: Glycomet GP 2 tablet is known to control blood sugar to a greater extent than metformin or glimepiride alone. Glimepiride lowers the blood sugar level, increasing the release of insulin hormones from the pancreas. Insulin moves sugar (glucose) from the blood into the cells. Metformin decreases the absorption in the intestine and the production of sugar by the liver. Both of these components are known to increase the insulin sensitivity of the body (allows the cells of the body to use blood glucose more effectively, reducing blood sugar).

Q: When should I take Glycomet-GP 2?

A: You should take Glycomet-GP 2 as advised by the doctor. It would be best if you take it during breakfast or the first main meal and not after food. Try to take the medicine at the same time every day.
Last Updated on: 8 February 2024 | 6:00 PM (IST)

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