What is Glimepiride?
The salt Glimepiride is used for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and other conditions.Detailed information related to Glimepiride's uses, side-effects, reviews, questions, interactions, and precautions is as follows:
Glimepiride is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Glimepiride Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Glimepiride improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
· Increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas.
Glimepiride - Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side effects that may occur in medicines that contain Glimepiride. This is not a comprehensive list. These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Deficiency Of Red Blood Cells
· Low Blood Sugar Level
· Abnormal Blood Counts
· Problems With Sleeping
Glimepiride - Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Do not skip any meal while taking glimepiride
· Swallow the tablet without crushing or chewing with at least half a glass of water
· Take glimepiride just before or with the first main meal of the day