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KGlim 1mg Tablet

Product Of Blue Cross Laboratories Ltd

Composition:

Glimepiride (1mg)

Pack of 15 tablet

20.02

MRP ₹22.00

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All Details About K-Glim 1mg Tablet

Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about K-Glim 1mg Tablet

Description:

K-Glim 1mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called sulfonylureas and is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults. It helps control blood sugar levels in people with diabetes thereby preventing serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage and blindness.

K-Glim 1mg Tablet may be used alone or along with other medicines. It should be taken just before or with the first meal of the day. Take it regularly at the same time each day to get the maximum benefit. Your doctor will decide what dose is best for you and this may change from time to time according to your blood sugar levels.

Keep taking K-Glim 1mg Tablet, even if you feel well or your blood sugar levels are controlled. If you stop it without consulting your doctor, your blood sugar levels could rise to put you at risk of diabetes complications such as kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, and loss of limbs. Remember that it is only part of a treatment program that should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor. Your lifestyle plays a big part in controlling diabetes.

Uses:

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. K-Glim 1mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

Directions For Use:

  • Take K-Glim 1mg Tablet shortly before or with the first main meal of the day (usually breakfast).
  • Exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) alongside.
  • Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking K-Glim 1mg Tablet.
  • K-Glim 1mg Tablet can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
  • Be careful while driving or operating machinery until you know how K-Glim 1mg Tablet affects you.

Side Effects:

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of K-Glim

  • Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness

Warning & Precautions:

You are suffering from severe liver disease or kidney disease.
You have G6PD deficiency, and Glimepiride can cause hemolytic anaemia (destruction of red blood cells).

FAQs:

Q. What is the dosage of K-Glim 1mg Tablet?
The recommended starting dose of K-Glim 1mg Tablet is 1 mg or 2 mg once daily, administered with breakfast. If you are at a higher risk of low blood sugar (e.g., the elderly or patients with renal impairment), you will be given a starting dose of 1 mg once daily. The usual maintenance dose is 1–4 mg once daily. The maximum recommended dose is 8 mg once daily. After reaching a daily dose of 2 mg, the dosage will be increased not more than 2 mg at 1- to 2-week intervals, based on your blood glucose level.

Q. Does K-Glim 1mg Tablet make you sleepy?
K-Glim 1mg Tablet itself does not cause sleepiness. However, it may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) when used with other anti-diabetes medicine. Because of this you may feel sleepy or have problems in sleeping.

Q. Is K-Glim 1mg Tablet safe for kidneys?
K-Glim 1mg Tablet does not affect kidneys in patients with normal kidney function. However, its use should be avoided in patients with severe kidney disease since K-Glim 1mg Tablet is principally eliminated by the kidneys.


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