Glimepiride 1 mg + Metformin 500mg PR
This medicine is an anti-diabetic type medicine used in the treatment of type-2 diabetes, especially patients with high blood sugar can be treated. A healthy balanced diet and regular exercise can make this medicine more effective.
Metformin belongs to the biguanides class of drugs.
Following side effect may occur with the use of given medications
Fatigue, weight gain, stomach pain, nausea, anemia, dark urine, dizziness or seizure may occur. Serious allergic reaction to this medicine is rare. Inform your doctor immediately, if you feel any of the given side effects worsen. Your doctor has prescribed this medicine because he judged that the benefits of this medicine are more than the risk of side effects. Many patients are not feeling any side effects while using this medication. Tell your doctor right away if you observe any new sign of side effects or allergic reactions.
Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any allergies of any medicine or if you have allergies to any inactive ingredients. Inform your doctor about your medical history, treatment, and allergies such as kidney and liver disease. Limit or avoid alcoholic drinks because it is harmful for your treatment. Children and older people are more sensitive to this medicine. Before having surgery inform your doctor about all the medicine, you are taking. Make sure that the course is completed as per the given schedule do not stop the medicine without the doctor’s suggestion, even if you feel better. This medicine is harmful to unborn baby so prevent pregnancy during treatment and consult the doctor before breastfeeding.