Glimestar-M 3 Tablet

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Glimestar-M 3 Tablet


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MANUFACTURER

Mankind Pharma Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Glimepiride (3mg) + Metformin (500mg)

INTRODUCTION

Glimestar-M 3 Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Glimestar-M 3 Tablet is a combination of two medicines that effectively controls blood sugar levels when a single medication is not effective. It should be used along with a proper diet and regular exercise for best results. It should be taken with food to avoid the side effects like nausea and stomach upset.

USES OF GLIMESTAR-M TABLET

  • Type 2 diabetes mellitus

GLIMESTAR-M TABLET SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level)
  • Taste change
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Headache
  • Upper respiratory tract infection

HOW TO USE GLIMESTAR-M TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Glimestar-M 3 Tablet is to be taken with food.
Glimestar-M 3 Tablet may cause stomach upset if taken empty stomach.

HOW GLIMESTAR-M TABLET WORKS

Glimestar-M 3 Tablet is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Glimepiride and Metformin. Glimepiride is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Metformin is a biguanide which works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and increasing the body’s sensitivity to insulin.

GLIMESTAR-M TABLET RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Glimestar-M 3 Tablet
warnings Pregnancy
Glimestar-M 3 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Lactation
Glimestar-M 3 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
warnings Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
warnings Kidney
Glimestar-M 3 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glimestar-M 3 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Glimestar-M 3 Tablet is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
warnings Liver
Glimestar-M 3 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glimestar-M 3 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Glimestar-M 3 Tablet is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

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