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Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's

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Remedy Life Sciences India Pvt Ltd

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10 TABLETS

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About Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's

Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's is a combination of three anti-diabetic drugs: Glimepiride, Metformin and Voglibose. Glimepiride, which is a 'sulfonylurea', acts by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas. Metformin, which is a 'biguanide', acts by lowering the glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and by increasing the body's response to insulin. Voglibose, which is an 'alpha-glucosidase inhibitor' prevents the breakdown of complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose in the intestine. In a nutshell, the three medicines together prevents the blood glucose levels from rising to very high levels thus keeping your Diabetes under control.

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic or lifelong condition that affects the way your body processes glucose. People with type 2 diabetes either do not produce enough insulin or if at all the insulin is produced, it is unable to perform its function in the body (insulin resistance). Due to this, the blood glucose level increases and symptoms such as frequent urination, increased thirst and increased hunger start. It can lead to serious complications like skin infection, eye problems (retinopathy), nerve damage (neuropathy), diabetic foot (foot ulcer), kidney disease (nephropathy), high blood pressure and even stroke.

By the above mentioned mechanisms, the three medicines in Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's act together to keep your blood sugar levels under check. A strict control of blood sugars is especially important to mention the many disabling side effects of Diabetes. Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's shows optimum effects when taken along with healthy lifestyle changes like weight loss, regular exercise, healthy diet etc. 

Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's should be taken with food to avoid upset stomach. Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's should be taken at the same time of the day each time for best results. For better advise, your doctor will decide what dose should be taken and it can change timely depending upon your condition. A common side effect of Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's is hypoglycaemia (low blood glucose levels) characterized by dizziness, sweating, palpitations, hunger pangs, dry mouth and skin etc. So, to avoid hypoglycaemia, you should not miss meals and also should carry some form of sugar along with you. Other side effects include taste change, nausea, diarrhoea, stomach pain, headache, upper respiratory symptoms.

Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's should not be stopped even if you feel better, without consulting your doctor as sugar level keeps changing. If you stop taking Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's abruptly, it may increase your sugar levels which could further increase risk of eyesight loss (retinopathy), kidney (nephropathy) and nerve damage (neuropathy). Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's should not be taken if you have type 1 diabetes mellitus, severe kidney or liver disease. Please inform your doctor if you have any type of heart disease, is or are planning to get pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Uses of Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's

Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Medicinal Benefits

Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's  contains Glimepiride, Metformin and Voglibose. Glimepiride, which is a 'sulfonylurea', acts by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas. Metformin, which is a 'biguanide', acts by lowering the glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and by increasing the body's response to insulin. Voglibose, which is an 'alpha-glucosidase inhibitor' prevents the breakdown of complex sugars into simple sugars such as glucose in the intestine. Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's prevents the blood glucose levels from rising to very high levels thus keeping your Diabetes under control.

Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's also helps to prevent serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage (Diabetic Nephropathy), blindness (Diabetic Retinopathy), loss of sensation in your hands and feet (Diabetic Neuropathy), Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's also helps to reduce your chance of having a heart attack or stroke. 

Being a combination of three drugs, it reduces the need to take multiple pills and hence makes it easier to remember to take the drugs.

Directions for Use

Take Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's as advised by your doctor. Preferably take it with a meal to minimize stomach upset. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not chew or crush it. In case you missed taking Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's do not double the dose as it may decrease your blood sugar level (hypoglycemia) which can be fatal.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's

Most of the side effects of Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor. A common side effect of Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's is hypoglycaemia (low blood glucose level) characterized by dizziness, sweating, palpitations, hunger pangs, dry mouth and skin etc.

Some people may also experience taste change, nausea, diarrhoea, stomach pain, flatulence, headache, upper respiratory symptoms, skin rash etc. It is not necessary for everyone to experience the above side effects. In case of any discomfort, speak with your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Some diabetic patient taking Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's may develop a rare but serious condition called lactic acidosis. In this condition, there is too much of lactic acid accumulated in the blood. So, your liver and kidney proper functioning is required for elimination of excess lactic acid from the blood. You should not take Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's if you have kidney disease, as measured by a blood test. Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's may lower vitamin B12 levels, so try to have blood test annual blood and vitamin. Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's when used with or without insulin has the tendency to extremely lower the blood sugar level. So, the doctor may lower the dose of insulin. Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's may lower your thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), so annual check up of TSH is suggested.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    Taking Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's with alcohol can cause hypoglycaemia and can also lead to a rare but life-threatening condition known as Lactic Acidosis. So, keep your doctor informed if you drink alcohol.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    As the data around the use of Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's in pregnant women is limited, the use of Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's in pregnancy is restricted. It is highly recommended to consult your doctor before taking this drug in case you are pregnant.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    The name is not recommended during breastfeeding. However, your doctor may prescribe it for you during breastfeeding if he/she feels that the benefit to you outweighs the risk. You should not take Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's without a doctor's advice.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's may cause hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar levels) whose symptoms include unusual sleepiness, shivering, palpitations, sweating etc. This may affect your ability to drive. Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor depending on your liver function tests.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. Dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor depending on your kidney function tests.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Fill your half plate with starchy veggies, quarter with proteins and quarter with whole grain.
  • Eat at regular interval. Do not take long gap between a meal or snack.
  • Monitor your blood sugar level regularly especially when there are a lot of fluctuations.
  • Invest at least 150 min of moderate intensity physical activity and 15 minutes of high intensity exercise every week.
  • Lose weight gradually to achieve a healthy body mass index (18.5 to 24.9).
  • Replace refined carbohydrates containing foods with wholegrain foods and increase intake of fruits and veggies and other fibre enriched foods.
  • Reduce intake of saturated fat (or hidden fats) in the food like chips, crisps, pastries, biscuits and samosas. Choose omega 3 fatty acid containing oils for daily cooking. For frying, you may use palm oil, mustard oil, groundnut oil, rice bran oil and safflower oil.
  • Do not take stress as it may elevate your blood sugar level. You may adopt stress management techniques like mindfulness, yoga or meditation to control stress related blood sugar changes.
  • Opt for low-fat dairy products (low fat yogurt, fat free milk and cheese etc.).
  • Keep your blood pressure as normal (120/80) as possible. As it reduces risk of cardiovascular diseases in diabetes patients.

Special Advise

  • Keep taking the drug even if you think your blood sugar levels are under control. If you miss a dose, do not take a larger dose, consult your treating physician for advice. 
  • Take short frequent meals, avoid prolonged fasting when taking this drug. Beware of symptoms of hypoglycaemia which include sweating, dizziness, palpitations, shivering, intense thirst, dry mouth, dry skin, frequent urination etc. Whenever you experience the above mentioned symptoms, immediately consume 5-6 candies or 3 glucose biscuits or 3 teaspoons of honey/sugar and also get in touch with your physician. Make sure to carry these with you at all times, especially for long travels. 
  • It is always better that your physician knows about any underlying conditions like kidney disease or liver disease, prior heart attack, alcohol intake, etc before the doctor prescribes you this medicine.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while on this drug as it increases the risk of hypoglycaemia (decrease in blood sugar which might be fatal in some cases) and lactic acidosis (when the lactic acid increases in the body which impacts the functioning of various organs in the body).
  • Try to quit smoking and reduce intake of carbohydrate rich food like potato, rice, mangoes, bread, sugar etc.
  • Remember, lifestyle modifications are the most important step in controlling blood sugar levels.

Other Information (GLI0742)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Diabetes Mellitus type 2 is a condition in which either the body stops producing enough insulin (the hormone which helps to decrease sugar levels in the blood) or there is resistance to the action of insulin. As a result, excessive insulin is produced but it fails to act on the organs of the body. Symptoms of type 2 diabetes include feeling exhausted all time, feeling thirsty, having blurry vision, and urge to urinate (pee) more often.

Complications of type 2 diabetes include skin infection, eye problems (retinopathy), nerve damage (neuropathy), diabetic foot (foot ulcer), kidney disease (nephropathy), high blood pressure and even stroke. Both low and high blood sugar levels can be dangerous and should be treated as soon as possible. 

FAQs

If you have symptoms like increased hunger, increased thirst, frequent urination (usually at night), unexplained weight loss, fatigue, blurred vision, slow wound/sores healing and frequent infections, contact doctor as it can be a condition of type 2 diabetes.

Hypoglycaemia refers to low blood sugar levels. The symptoms of hypoglycaemia include nausea, headache, irritability, hunger, sweating, dizziness. Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's can cause hypoglycaemia. Hypoglycaemia can occur if you miss or delay your food, drink alcohol, over-exercise or take other anti-diabetic medicine along with Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's. Diabetics are advised to keep a quick source of sugar like glucose tablets, honey or fruit juice with them.

Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's should be avoided in patients who are allergic to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. It should be avoided in patients suffering from moderate to severe kidney disease and in patients with underlying metabolic acidosis including diabetic ketoacidosis.

If you feel thirsty after taking Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's, it may be because of dehydration as Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's can lead to loss of fluids. Increase intake of fluids, if even then you feel thirsty please consult your doctor.

If you have been affected with diabetes, you should have a test of HbA1c once in three months.

Yes, long-term usage of Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's can cause vitamin B12 deficiency as it interferes with the absorption of vitamin B12 in the stomach. The symptoms can be managed by taking Vitamin B12 supplements as advised by your doctor.

No. Till date there is no clinical evidence that states that Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's affects fertility in either men or women.

Lactic acidosis is rare but life threatening condition when, there is too much of lactic acid build up in the bloodstream. Long term intake of Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's may lead to lactic acidosis when cells get deprived of the oxygen levels. Symptoms of lactic acidoisis includes burning sensation of muscle, muscle ache, fast breathing, nausea and stomach pain. Immediately contact doctor if you experience any of these symptoms when on Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's.

In case you feel that your blood sugar level is going down and you are feeling weak, immediately eat sugar candies or drink sugar beverages. It will help to balance blood sugar level in your body. So, it is advisable to keep sugar candies with you and consult a doctor immediately.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's

Manufacturer/Marketer address

1st floor,6-105/1/b/132&140/14p/a, gayathri nagar, near godavari homes, quthbullapur, ranga reddy district tg 500055 in

Country Of Origin

INDIA

Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's

Glimevog M 2 Tablet 10's

MRP: 124.00

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