Glimet DS Tablet

What is Glimet DS?

Glimet DS Tablet is used for Maturity Onset Diabetes, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and other conditions.

Glimet DS Tablet contains Glipizide, and Metformin as active ingredients.

Glimet DS Tablet works by decreasing the amount of glucose and controls the amount of glucose in the blood; promoting insulin secretion in the body;

Glimet DS Tablet Uses

Glimet DS Tablet is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:

  • Maturity Onset Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Glimet DS Tablet Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology

Glimet DS Tablet improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:

  • Decreasing the amount of glucose and controls the amount of glucose in the blood.
  • Promoting insulin secretion in the body.

Glimet DS Tablet – Composition and Active Ingredients

Glimet DS Tablet is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)

  • Metformin (500 MG)
  • Glipizide (5 MG)

Glimet DS Tablet – Side-effects

The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Glimet DS Tablet. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

  • Gastrointestinal Disturbances
  • Low Ph In Body Tissues And Blood
  • Lack Or Loss Of Appetite For Food
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea

Glimet DS Tablet – Precautions & How to Use

Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Blurred vision
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Do not drive or operate machinery
  • Inform your doctor if you are about to have major surgery or have had a recent injury or develop a fever or severe infection
  • Symptoms like nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fatigue, anorexia and dark urine

Glimet DS Tablet – Precautions & How to Use

Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.

  • Blurred vision
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Do not drive or operate machinery
  • Inform your doctor if you are about to have major surgery or have had a recent injury or develop a fever or severe infection
  • Symptoms like nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, fatigue, anorexia and dark urine

Glimet DS Tablet – Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to Glimet DS Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Glimet DS Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:

  • Acute myocardial infarction
  • Breastfeeding
  • Cardiovascular collapse
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Impaired consciousness

Other important Information on Glimet DS Tablet

Missing a dose

In case you miss a dose, use it as soon as you notice. If it is close to the time of your next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your dosing schedule. Do not use extra dose to make up for a missed dose. If you are regularly missing doses, consider setting an alarm or asking a family member to remind you. Please consult your doctor to discuss changes in your dosing schedule or a new schedule to make up for missed doses, if you have missed too many doses recently.

Overdosage of Glimet DS Tablet

Do not use more than prescribed dose. Taking more medication will not improve your symptoms; rather they may cause poisoning or serious side-effects. If you suspect that you or anyone else who may have overdosed of Glimet DS Tablet, please go to the emergency department of the closest hospital or nursing home. Bring a medicine box, container, or label with you to help doctors with necessary information.

Do not give your medicines to other people even if you know that they have the same condition or it seems that they may have similar conditions. This may lead to overdosage.

Storage of Glimet DS Tablet

Store medicines at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Do not freeze medicines unless required by package insert. Keep medicines away from children and pets.

Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into drainage unless instructed to do so. Medication discarded in this manner may contaminate the environment. Please consult your pharmacist or doctor for more details on how to safely discard Glimet DS Tablet.

Expired Glimet DS Tablet

Taking a single dose of expired Glimet DS Tablet is unlikely to produce an adverse event. However, please discuss with your primary health provider or pharmacist for proper advice or if you feel unwell or sick. Expired drug may become ineffective in treating your prescribed conditions. To be on the safe side, it is important not to use expired drug. If you have a chronic illness that requires taking medicine constantly such as heart condition, seizures, and life-threatening allergies, you are much safer keeping in touch with your primary health care provider so that you can have a fresh supply of unexpired medications.

Glimet DS Tablet – Frequently asked Questions

Is Glimet DS Tablet safe to consume or apply when pregnant?

Metformin: Please consult with your doctor for case-specific recommendations.

Glipizide: No

Is Glimet DS Tablet safe while breastfeeding?

Metformin: Please discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Glipizide: No

Should I consume Glimet DS Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

users have most commonly reported consuming Glimet DS Tablet #Before Food#. However, this may not be reflective of how you should consume this medicine. Please follow your doctor’s advice on how you should use this medicine.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

If you experience drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or a headache as side-effects when using Glimet DS Tablet medicine then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle or operate heavy machinery. One should not drive a vehicle if using the medicine makes you drowsy, dizzy or lowers your blood-pressure extensively. Pharmacists also advise patients not to drink alcohol with medicines as alcohol intensifies drowsiness side-effects.

Is this medicine or product addictive or habit forming?

Most medicines don’t come with a potential for addiction or abuse. Usually, government’s categorizes medicines that can be addictive as controlled substances. Examples include schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US. Please consult the product package to make sure that the medicine does not belong to such special categorizations of medicines. Lastly, do not self-medicate and increase your body’s dependence to medicines without the advice of a doctor.

Can it be stopped immediately or do I have to slowly ween off consumption?

Some medicines need to be tapered or cannot be stopped immediately because of rebound effects. Please consult with your doctor for recommendations specific to your body, health and other medications that you may be using.

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