G-2 (Tablet Glimepride 2mg)
Composition: Glimepiride 2mg
What is Glimepiride in G-2 for?
It is used to lower blood sugar in patients with high blood sugar (diabetes). Glimepiride raises insulin levels and helps tissues respond better to the insulin.
How Glimepiride in G-2 should be used?
This drug may be used alone or with other high blood sugar (diabetes) drugs. Take as you have been told, even if you are feeling better. Take with the first meal of the day. Follow the diet and workout plan that your doctor told you about.
Common side effects of Glimepiride in G-2:
Common side effects are low blood sugar: Signs include anger, shaking, a fast heartbeat, confusion, or sweating. Keep hard candies, glucose tablets, liquid glucose, or juice on hand for low blood sugar. Upset stomach or throwing up.
What precautions should I take when taking Glimepiride in G-2?
If you have an allergy to Glimepiride or any other part of this drug, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
Can I take G-2 with other medicines?
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions?
It is important for you to maintain a healthy diet and weight in order to help keep your diabetes under control. – Avoid alcohol.
When do I need to seek medical help?
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away, Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. See more
What do I do if I miss a dose?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.
Are there any food restrictions
Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks