Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Glycomet-GP 1 Forte Tablet SR
Glycomet GP 1 Forte Tablet 10's belongs to a class of medicines called anti-diabetic drugs used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, especially in patients whose blood sugar levels are not controlled by diet and exercise alone. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic (long-lasting) condition that affects the way our body processes glucose. People with type 2 diabetes either do not produce enough insulin, or the insulin produced is unable to perform its function in the body (insulin resistance).
In the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus
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. Glycomet-GP 1 Forte Tablet SR 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 kind of diet should I follow while on treatment with the Glycomet GP1 tablet?
A: All varieties of cereals, dhal/whole grams, vegetables and fruits should be incorporated into the daily diet.
Q: My blood sugar falls too often, what could be the reason?
A: Avoid skipping meals, fasting, too much alcohol intake, taking alcohol on an empty stomach and taking a double dose.
Q: What is Glycomet GP 1 Forte tablet?
A: Glycomet GP 1 Forte tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine containing two medicines - Glimepiride and Metformin. It is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus when patients cannot control their blood sugar levels adequately with diet, exercise and Glimepiride or Metformin alone.
Q: How to take Glycomet Forte tablet?
A: You should take Glycomet GP 1 Forte tablet as directed by the doctor. Swallow it with a glass of water. Do not break, cut or chew the medicine. It should be taken with food.
Q: What is the difference between Glycomet GP 1 and Glycomet GP 2?
A: Glycomet GP 1 tablet contains a combination of Glimepiride and Metformin and is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus; when diet, exercise and Glimepiride or Metformin alone are not able to control the blood sugar levels adequately. Glycomet GP 2 also contains Glimepiride and Metformin. The only difference between these two medicines is that Glycomet GP 2 contains a higher amount of Glimepiride. You should only take medicine prescribed by your doctor as the same shall be based on your diagnosis, medical history and test results.
Q: What is the composition of Glycomet GP1 Forte?
A: The composition of Glycomet GP1 forte includes a combination of glimepiride and metformin as its active ingredients.
Q: What are Glycomet GP1 Forte side effects?
A: Low blood sugar, headache, sweating, nausea, anxiety are a few common side effects of Glycomet G1 Forte. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on your own. Also, everyone doesn't have to experience the same.
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