Amaryl 1mg Tablet
Manufacturer Sanofi India Ltd
Salt Composition Glimepiride (1mg)
MRP ₹ 120.80
Inclusive of all taxes
1 Strip of 30 tablets
Amaryl 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
Uses / Indications: Amaryl 1mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
- Product composition:
- Glimepiride (1mg)
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way.
- Pregnancy interaction:
- Amaryl 1mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
- Expert advice:
- Helps decrease high blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications of diabetes. Take just before or with the first main meal of the day (usually breakfast). Avoid skipping meals. Exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) alongside. Learn how to identify and manage symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) such as sweating, rapid heartbeat, weakness, blurry vision, and headache, and teach your family as well. Avoid drinking alcohol.
- Side Effects:
- Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness.
- How to use:
- 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. Amaryl 1mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
- How it works:
- Amaryl 1mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication (sulphonylurea). It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.
- Faq for medicine:
- Does Amaryl play any role in the treatment of Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)? : No, Amaryl is not known to have any role in the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). Also, there is no clinical evidence available regarding the same.|Is it safe to take Amaryl and Sitagliptin together? : Yes, Sitagliptin and Amaryl can be taken together as it can help in better control of blood sugar levels. However, the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) can increase. Consult your doctor as a dose adjustment of the two may be needed.|Is Amaryl useful in the management for prediabetes? : Amaryl is not used for the management of Prediabetes, a condition with blood glucose levels higher than normal but not high enough to label you as diabetic. There are clinical studies available, but the evidence is not strong enough for its use in prediabetes.|How is Amaryl different from teneligliptin? : Both Amaryl and are teneligliptin are antidiabetic drugs and control blood sugar levels effectively. However, they work in different ways and have a different mechanism of action and side effects. Amaryl commonly causes hypoglycemia and weight gain while teneligliptin causes headache and nasopharyngitis. Teneligliptin causes hypoglycemia when used along with insulins or sulfonylureas and does not cause weight gain.|Can Amaryl be given to elderly patients? : Yes, Amaryl can be given to elderly patients. However they are more prone to the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia), so, a regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is important. Patients should be cautious of the symptoms of hypoglycemia and always keep a quick source of sugar with them like a candy or a fruit juice.|Can Amaryl cause pancreatitis? : No, pancreatitis has not been reported with Amaryl. Some common side effects associated with the use of Amaryl includes hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), nausea, headache, and dizziness.|Can I skip Amaryl for few days? : No, Amaryl should not be skipped, as it can make your diabetes worse. If, you miss the dose by mistake, take it as soon as you remember.|Is it safe to take Amaryl with pioglitazone? : Yes, it is safe to take Amaryl with Pioglitazone in patients with diabetes mellitus. Together they can control your blood sugar levels, lower plasma lipid levels and improve blood pressure. However, the risk of very low blood sugar levels can increase and the dose of these medicines may need to be adjusted.|Can I take Amaryl if I have a sulfa allergy? : Use of Amaryl should be avoided if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.|Does Amaryl cause hair loss? : No, hair loss is not seen with the use of Amaryl. However, diabetes itself can lead to hair loss. Talk to your doctor if you have excessive hair loss as it could be due to some other underlying condition or it could be a sign of your diabetes getting worsened.|Is it safe to take Amaryl with vildagliptin? : Yes, Amaryl and Vildagliptin can be taken together, as they can help in better control of blood sugar levels. However, the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) can increase. Consult your doctor as a dose adjustment of the two may be needed.|How is Amaryl different from metformin? : Both metformin and Amaryl are antidiabetic drugs and control blood sugar levels effectively. However, they work in different ways and have a different side effect profile. Metformin causes more of stomach upset, like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and bloating while Amaryl causes very low blood sugar levels and weight gain. |How beneficial is it to take metformin with Amaryl ? : Both metformin and Amaryl are anti-diabetic drugs and when used together, they can control blood sugar levels in a much better way compared to either drug taken alone. However, Amaryl can cause very low blood glucose levels, so a regular monitoring of blood glucose is very important.|Is Amaryl useful in the management of gestational diabetes? : Amaryl is not advised to be used for the management of gestational diabetes. Use of Insulin is advised during pregnancy to control the blood glucose levels.
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