Glycomet GP - (500+1)mg (Glycomet GP )

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Metformin + Glimepiride

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Glycomet GP - (500+1)mg $6.8600New
US Brand NameGlycomet GP
Strength(500+1)mg
Generic NameMetformin + Glimepiride
ManufacturerUS Vitamin
Pharmaceutical FormTablet/s

Description

How it works?

Metformin hydrochloride works by decreasing high blood glucose/hyperglycemia. It cures the body to efficiently utilize insulin released by the pancreas. This drug functions by suppressing the glucose production with the help of liver. It is a combination is an anti diabetic drug used for curing type2 and type1 (insulin dependent) diabetes. Metformin is the only drug that shows cardiovascular diabetes's complications. This drug is also used in combination with other medicines to cure diabetes.

 

Important information about Medicine (Generic name)

Glimepiride is the latest hypoglycemic drug that promotes insulin using pancreatic beta cells and improves body cells' sensitivity to the insulin. Glimepiride ties along with the potassium channel and depolarizes membrane. Thereafter, activates calcium iron inflow and induces insulin secretion.

 

Dosage information

Keep continuing its consumption till the time doctor advice you. Metformin hydrochloride takes full control of diabetes. However, it does not act as a treatment. Therefore, you can take it for long duration. The quantity of dosage varies from person to person. The specialist tells you the recommended usage for the adults and kids. Inject the dose with one glass water. The tablet can be divided into two parts if suggested by the doctor. This drug must be comprised with well balanced calorie controlled diet which should be enriched in fruits and vegetables.

 

Strengths available

Metformin HCL glimepiride is attained in the following strengths and some specific brands options are also available: Glycomet GP (500+1)mg and Glycomet GP( 500+2) mg.

 

What if you miss a dose?

If you miss the dose for one day and consumes next day less an hour of your routine meal, you can take it. Else, never take it twice at all. In such situations, always seek immediate medical assistance.

 

What if you overdose?

Excess of drug may take you to the trembling or shaking, weakness, hunger, Loss of coordination, loss of consciousness and decrease in heart rate. In such scenarios, you are requested to immediately increase the sugar levels by eating 2 to 3 tea-spoon sugar or honey. Keep on drinking any non diet soft drink. Too much of dosage can lead to some specific diseases like Taste disturbance, Lightheadedness, Vomiting, Stomach pain, Rashes and sores, Dizziness, Diarrhea, Headache and Diarrhea.

 

Things to be taken care of

Avoid alcohol consumption. Renal and hepatic impairment and Hypoglycaemic episodes.

 

Side Effects

The side effects can be like vomiting, diarrhoea, metallic taste, rash, cholestatic jaundice, agranulocytosis, thrombocytopaenia, allergic skin reactions, photosensitivity reactions, , isolated transaminase elevations, aplastic anaemia, pancytopaenia, leukopaenia, haemolytic anaemia and blurred vision.

 

Interaction with other drugs

Hair loss is obvious with this drug. Consult your doctor about the intake of diabetes drugs and the cholesterol having following drugs:

Tetracosactrin, Warfarin, Sulphonylurea, GlucocorticosteroidsDiuretics, Diuretics, Cimetidine, Danazol, Corticosteroids and Vitamins Vit. B12. Please capture detailed list of harmful drugs that needs to be avoided


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