Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Gemer 2 Tablet PR
Gemer Tablet is an oral anti-diabetic medicine. It contains glimepiride and metformin as its active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, a condition where blood sugar level rises above the normal range and cannot be controlled by diet and exercise alone. This medicine lowers the raised blood glucose levels. You must follow a healthy diet and exercise along with the medicine. Gemer must be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It must be taken with meals, with the first meal of the day. Take this tablet at the same time daily to gain optimal therapeutic benefit. Before using the Gemer, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or are breastfeeding and about the detailed medical history. An individual with uncontrolled diabetes is at increased risk of various health complications such as eye, kidney and nerve problems, heart diseases and stroke.
In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effects of Gemer 2mg
Q: What diet should I follow?
A diet must be high in fibre, low in fat with adequate protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.
Maintain the meal timings and try to have soups and salads.
Diet must include boiled, steamed, or baked food.
Ensure moderate use of edible oils (groundnut oil, olive oil), little use of ghee and butter.
Drink 8-10 glass of water daily.
Keep fruit or low-calorie high fibre biscuits while travelling.
Q: What should I avoid being a diabetic patient?
Avoid shopping when you are hungry. You end up buying oily and fried food.
Avoid using maida, white bread, potato, noodles, corn flakes, poori, biryani, naan, fried rice, etc.
Stop having daals with ghee, deep-fried pulses.
Avoid using cream soups, carrot juice, deep-fried vegetables, vegetable curries with excess oil.
Q: My blood sugar falls too often, what is the reason?
Your blood sugar may fall if you skip meals, have irregular meal patterns, fasting, increase alcohol intake especially on an empty stomach or taking a double dose of the medicine.
Take juice or sugar candy with you, in case of hypoglycemia like headache, irritability, drowsiness, reduced alertness or nausea, immediately have the juice or glucose.
Avoid artificial sweeteners in this situation.
If such episodes happen too often, inform the doctor as you may need a decrease in the dose of the medicine.
Q: For how long do I need to take Gemer?
You have to take this medicine for as long as a doctor has prescribed you. Do not stop the treatment mid-way even if you feel better, without consulting a doctor.
Q: What is the use of Gemer?
Gemer Tablet is used to treat high blood sugar levels mainly Type 2 diabetes mellitus, when it cannot be controlled by Glimepiride or Metformin alone, along with controlled diet and exercise.
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