Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Glimy M1 Tablet PR
Glimy M1 tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It contains a combination of glimepiride and metformin as active ingredients. Glimy M1 tablet is used to manage blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes when glimepiride or metformin alone is not effective. Do not use this medicine if you are allergic to it or have type 1 diabetes. Take it in the exact dose and duration as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Along with Glimy M1 tablet, it is beneficial to maintain a healthy lifestyle with exercise and dietary modifications for adequate control of your blood sugar levels.
In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Glimy M 1 Tablet PR is a combination medicine that increases the amount of insulin your body produces (in the pancreas). The insulin then works to lower your blood glucose level. It is usually taken once a day. You should keep taking it for as long as it is prescribed.
Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems, and loss of limbs. Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life.
Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Glimy M 1 Tablet PR is to be taken with food.
You should not take it if you have type 1 diabetes mellitus, if you have 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. 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: What diet should I follow if I am diabetic?
A diet should be high in fibre, and low in fat with adequate protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.
Maintain the regular meal timings and try to have soups and salads.
Diet should include boiled, steamed, or baked food.
Ensure moderate use of edible oils (groundnut oil, olive oil), and very less use of ghee and butter.
Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water daily.
Carry fruit or low-calorie high fibre biscuits while travelling.
Q: What should I avoid being a diabetic patient?
Do not shop when you are hungry. You could be tempted to buy oily and fried food.
Avoid maida, white bread, potato, noodles, corn flakes, poori, biryani, naan, fried rice, etc.
Stop having daals with ghee, deep-fried pulses.
Avoid cream soups, carrot juice, deep-fried vegetables, and vegetable curries with excess oil.
Q: My blood sugar falls too often, what could be the reason?
Avoid skipping meals, fasting, too much alcohol intake, taking alcohol on an empty stomach, and taking a double dose of the medicine.
If you are taking any other medicines, you need to inform your doctor.
Always keep a juice or sugar candy with you, in case you experience symptoms of low blood sugar like headache, irritability, drowsiness, reduced alertness, or nausea, immediately have the juice or glucose.
Do not have artificial sweeteners in this situation.
If such episodes happen too often, inform your doctor as you may need a decrease in the dose of this medicine.
Q: Can Glimy M1 be used in type 1 diabetes?
A: No, Glimy M1 tablet is contraindicated for use in type 1 diabetes.
Q: Can I take Glimy M1 if I am taking other medicines?
A: Yes, Glimy M1 tablet can be taken with other medicines if it is recommended by your doctor. Some medicines can affect the way Glimy M1 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time. Thus, you should always inform the doctor about the medicines, supplements, or herbals you take or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
Q: Can I give Glimy M1 to my child?
A: There is limited information on the effect of Glimy M1 tablet in children. This medicine should only be given to your child if it is recommended by your doctor. Do not give this medicine to your child on your own.
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