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GLIMY 2MG TAB

Glimy 2MG tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Glimy 2MG tablet is a long-acting oral anti-diabetic medicine used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. This medicine is used with a proper healthy diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. Controlling high blood sugar level helps in preventing kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems and loss of limbs. However, the uses of the tablet mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Glimy 2MG tablet is Glimepiride (2MG)

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Glimepiride works by increasing the release of insulin from the pancreas and decreasing the hormones (glucagon) that raise blood glucose levels thereby reducing the fasting and post-meal sugar levels.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking the Glimy 2MG Tablet:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients used in tablet or other sulfonylureas
  • Severe renal or hepatic impairment
  • Type 1 diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Caution:
  • Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency
  • Stress related states
  • Children and elderly
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Glimy 2MG. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dose. More common ones are generally mild and may include:

  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Weight gain
  • Chest discomfort
  • Haemolytic anaemia
  • Dyspnoea
  • Elevated liver enzymes

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Cholestatic jaundice
  • Allergic skin reactions
How to Use

How to Use

Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor. Swallow Glimy 2MG tablet whole, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not break or chew or crush the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take Glimy 2MG tablet as early as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next regularly scheduled time. The tablet should be taken food, immediately or during breakfast or the first main meal of the day. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain consistent level of medicine in the body.
This medicine is not recommended for children below 18 years of age.

Overdosage

Avoid taking Glimy 2MG tablet more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose of the medicine, promptly ask for medical advice. Depending on the dosage of the medicine, symptoms may vary in individuals, you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Epigastric pain
  • Restlessness
  • Tremor
  • Visual disturbances
  • Coordination problems
  • Sleepiness
  • Convulsions
  • Coma
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take the tablet only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the Glimy 2MG tablet may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Among people with renal problems, caution is recommended. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Liver:

Caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the Glimy 2MG tab may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Pregnancy:

Glimy 2MG tablet should be used with caution during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Lactation:

This medicine is not considered safe to use in nursing mothers unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on infants is not clearly established, we recommend that you to consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

Alcohol:

Consumption of alcohol with Glimy 2MG tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects of the tablet. If found any symptoms of extreme drowsiness, vomiting, confusion, report to your doctor immediately.

Driving:

This medicine affects blood glucose levels and decreases alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, confusion, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

There are no known food interactions with Glimy 2MG tablet.

Drug Interactions:

Alert your doctor if you are taking Glimy 2MG tablet along with the following medicines:
ACE inhibitors
Phenylbutazone
Sulfonylurea, Dichlorphenamide
NSAIDs
Cimetidine
Trimethoprim
Acetazolamide
Propranolol
Thiazides
Iodinated contrast media
Gatifloxacin
Furosemide

Precautions
  • Keep the medicine out of reach of children.
  • Keep the medicine in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
  • Do not use the medicine beyond its expiry.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
What is Glimepiride for:

It is used to lower blood sugar in patients with high blood sugar (diabetes).

How does Glimepiride work:

Glimepiride raises insulin levels and helps tissues respond better to the insulin.

How should Glimepiride be used:

This drug may be used alone or with other high blood sugar (diabetes) drugs. Take as you have been told, even if you are feeling better. Take with the first meal of the day. Follow the diet and workout plan that your doctor told you about.

Common side effects of Glimepiride :

Low blood sugar. Signs include anger, shaking, a fast heartbeat, confusion, or sweating. Keep hard candies, glucose tablets, liquid glucose, or juice on hand for low blood sugar. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Weight gain.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Glimepiride :

If you have an allergy to gliclazide or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have a sulfa (sulfonamide) allergy, talk with your doctor. If you have any of these health problems: Acidic blood problem, very bad kidney disease, very bad liver disease, or type 1 diabetes. If you are pregnant or may be pregnant. If you are breast-feeding.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Signs of infection. These include a fever of 100.5°F (38°C) or higher, chills, very bad sore throat, ear or sinus pain, cough, more sputum or change in color of sputum, pain with passing urine, mouth sores, wound that will not heal, or anal itching or pain. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very low blood sugar or very high blood sugar. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Glimepiride with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Glimepiride :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Antidiabetic Agents


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1.What is the use of Glimy 2MG tablet?

Glimy 2MG tablet is a long-acting oral anti-diabetic medicine used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. This medicine is used with a proper healthy diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. Controlling high blood sugar level helps in preventing kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems and loss of limbs.

Q2.Can we take this medicine daily?

Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Q3.How many tablets can be taken in a day?

Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one tablet per day. Do not exceed more than two tablets in a day.

Q4.What are the side effects of Glimy 2MG tablet?

The medicine is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Common side effects such as hypoglycaemia, headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, constipation, weight gain, chest discomfort, haemolytic anaemia, dyspnoea, elevated liver enzymes are associated with the use of this medicine. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as nasopharyngitis, upper respiratory tract infection, thrombocytopenia, allergic skin reactions, cholestatic jaundice.

Q5.Does this medication make you sleepy?

Glimy 2MG tablet affects blood glucose levels and decreases alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, confusion, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6.When should I take the medicine?

Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. If you have been prescribed to take one dose each day, take it in the morning. If you have been prescribed two doses each day, take one in the morning and one in the evening.

Q7.Is this medicine harmful for health?

Glimy 2MG tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to hypoglycaemia, nausea and vomiting, epigastric pain, restlessness, tremor, visual disturbances, coordination problems, sleepiness, convulsions, coma.

Q8.Can we take this on empty stomach or should take it with food?

The tablet should be taken food, immediately or during breakfast or the first main meal of the day.

Q9.What are the precautions I need to follow while taking Glimy 2MG tablet?

If you ever had kidney, liver or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients used in tablet or other sulfonylureas, severe renal or hepatic impairment, type 1 diabetes or insulin-dependent diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis. Caution is advised for patients with Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, stress related states (trauma), children and elderly, pregnancy and lactation.

Q10.Can I give this medicine to a child?

This medicine is not recommended for children below 18 years of age as the safety and efficacy of the tablet is not clinically established.

Q11.How long does the effect of medicine last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is for about 24 hours.

Q12.Can I take this tablet during pregnancy?

Glimy 2MG tablet should be used with caution during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown no or low adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Q13.At what time can I take the medicine?

To get the most benefits, take the medicine with food, preferably at the same time every day and you should not quit unless your doctor suggests.

Q14.Can I take this tablet without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take this medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q15.Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking this medicine?

Consumption of alcohol with Glimy 2MG is not recommended as it increases side effects of the tablet. If found any symptoms of extreme drowsiness, vomiting, confusion, report to your doctor immediately.

Q16.How to store the medicine?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q17.If I have trouble swallowing this tablet, can I mix it in water and drink?

Glimy 2MG tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q18.For how long should I take the medicine?

Take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor. It is important to keep your blood glucose levels under control as any fluctuations in your blood glucose levels may cause serious problems. So, do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor.

Q19.By when should I start seeing results of the medicine?

The amount of time for this medicine to show its effect in the body is approximately one hour of oral administration.

Q20.What are the alternate medicines to Glimy 2MG tablet?

MHSGLIMEP 2MG TAB, ZYVANA 2MG TAB

Seller Information
Manufactured By

DR REDDYS LABORATORIES LTD

village mauja thana,nalagarh road,baddi,distt,solan (hp) 173205

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DR REDDYS LABORATORIES LTD

village mauja thana,nalagarh road,baddi,distt,solan (hp) 173205

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