Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Glimy 2 Tablet
Glimy Tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine containing glimepiride as its active ingredient. It is used for lowering the blood glucose in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus when diet & exercise alone are not able to control your blood sugar levels. Type 2 diabetes is a health condition in which your cells don’t respond normally to insulin. Insulin is a hormone that regulates how your body utilises sugar. This leads to increased blood sugar that can further lead to serious health conditions. Glimy Tablet it works by increasing the amount of insulin produced in the body and thus lowering elevated blood sugar. Take Glimy Tablet in doses and duration as prescribed by the doctor. It should be taken after having your food. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting this medicine.
Glimy Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus when diet and exercise fail to control your blood sugar levels.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Glimy 2 Tablet is to be taken with food.
You should not take Glimy 2 Tablet if you have type 1 diabetes mellitus, diabetic ketoacidosis (high levels of acid in your blood), or if you have severe kidney or liver disease. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had heart disease, thyroid disease, or some hormonal conditions, as it may not be suitable. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Your blood sugar levels should be checked regularly and your doctor may also advise blood tests to monitor your blood cell counts and liver function.
Q: How long do I need to take Glimy Tablet?
A: Glimy Tablet is an antidiabetic medicine and needs to be taken for the prescribed duration. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own without informing your doctor.
Q: What are the side effects of Glimy Tablet?
A: Side effects associated with this medicine are nausea, dizziness, headache and weight gain. In case side effects do not resolve on their own, do not stop taking Glimy Tablet without informing your doctor.
Q: What diet should I follow along with Glimy Tablet?
Diet should include chapatis, multigrain bread, rice with vegetables, sprouts, roasted grams, plain cooked dal, soups, steamed vegetables, vegetables cooked with less oil, Jamun berry, orange, guava, apple, watermelon, papaya, cow’s milk, curd, thin buttermilk, fish (grilled, baked or steamed), peanuts, cashew nuts, walnuts (handful).
Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water daily.
A diet should be high in fibre, low in fat with adequate protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.
Avoiding maida, white bread, potato, noodles, corn flakes, poori, biryani, naan, fried rice, etc can help.
Avoiding cream soups, carrot juice, deep-fried vegetables, packaged food is recommended.
Q: Which blood tests should I do to check if my diabetes is under control?
You may do tests like fasting blood glucose, post-meal blood glucose (postprandial blood glucose), HbA1C.
It is advisable to do tests like kidney/ renal function test, liver function test, and eye test, at least once a year as diabetes is known to affect your eyes, liver and even kidneys.
Q: My blood sugar drops quite often. What should I do?
Talk to your doctor about these frequent episodes of low blood glucose if need be, your doctor may decrease the dose of your medicine or change its timing.
Have your meals on time, never skip or delay your meals.
Do not drastically change your diet unless told by your doctor or dietician.
Avoid excessive intake of alcohol.
Do not over-exercise.
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