GM-1 (Tablets Glimepiride 1 mg, Metformin hydrochloride 500 mg )
GM-1 is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. Glimepiride is used to reduce high blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. Itâs used in combination with a healthy diet and exercise. Metformin is used to control high blood sugar. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems.
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Composition: Glimepiride 1 mg, Metformin hydrochloride 500 mg
What is Glimepiride in GM-1 for?
It is used to lower blood sugar in patients with high blood sugar (diabetes). Glimepiride raises insulin levels and helps tissues respond better to the insulin.
Common side effects of Glimepiride in GM-1:
Common side effects are 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.
What precautions should I take when taking Glimepiride in GM-1?
If you have an allergy to Glimepiride 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.
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.
What is Metformin in GM-1 for?
This medication is an oral anti-diabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It helps control blood sugar levels. Metformin lowers sugar and helps insulin work well.
How should Metformin in GM-1 be used?
Metformin must be taken regularly for it to work well. Do not stop taking it unless instructed by your doctor. Metformin must be taken with food. If you are taking an extended-release type of Metformin, swallow the tablet whole with food. Do not crush or chew the tablet.
Are there any food restrictions
It is important for you to maintain a healthy diet and weight in order to help keep your diabetes under control. – Avoid alcohol.
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. See moreâ¦
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.
Are there any food restrictions
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