Glimestar 2 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.
Glimestar 2 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 Glimestar 2 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.
You should not take Glimestar 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.
BENEFITS OF GLIMESTAR TABLET
In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Glimestar 2 Tablet 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 Glimestar 2 Tablet regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life.
HOW TO USE GLIMESTAR TABLET
HOW GLIMESTAR TABLET WORKS
Monitoring of the breastfed infant’s blood glucose is advisable during maternal therapy with Glimestar 2 Tablet
Use of Glimestar 2 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.
However, the use of Glimestar 2 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.
Interaction with drugs
Using the below medicines along with Glimestar Tablet may reduce the efficacy or cause side effects.
- Deflazacort : (SERIOUS)
- Leflunomide : (SERIOUS)
- Pancreatin : (SERIOUS)
- Sertraline : (SERIOUS)
- Propranolol : (SERIOUS)
- Ketoconazole : (SERIOUS)
- Indapamide : (SERIOUS)
- Prednisolone : (SERIOUS)
- Collagen Peptide : (SERIOUS)
- Paroxetine : (SERIOUS)
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