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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Glimet.
Glimet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing ... View More
Glimet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby. Moni... View More
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Glimet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Glimet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Glimet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glimet may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Glimet is... View More
Glimet is used to lower blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is usually prescribed along with other diabetes medicines to achi... View More
Uses of Glimet
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effects of Glimet
- Joint pain
- Back pain
- Flu-like symptoms
- Upper respiratory tract infection
How to use Glimet
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. Glimet is to be taken empt... View More
How Glimet works
Glimet is an anti-diabetic medication. It increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas which prevents blood glucose from rising very high af... View More
What if you forget to take Glimet?
If you miss a dose of Glimet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- For best results, take Glimet 15 to 30 minutes before a meal.
- You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Glimet
- It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how Glimet affects you.
- It may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
- Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemic symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxi... View More
- Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly while you are taking this medicine.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.
Type 2 DM
Take 15 minutes before meal; no more than 4 meals/day
Oral Type 2 diabetes mellitus Adult: Usual initial dose: 0.5 mg before main meals. Initial doses of 1 or 2 mg may be used in patients who have had p... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal Impairment CrCl 40-80 mL/minute: No adjustments necessary CrCl 20-40 mL/minute: 0.5 mg with meals; titrate slowly and monitor CrCl < 20 mL/minu... View More
Diabetic ketoacidosis; severe hepatic impairment, type 1 diabetes; hypersensitivity. Lactation.
Mode of Action
Repaglinide stimulates release of insulin from pancreatic beta-cells by inhibiting K efflux via closure of ATP regulated K channels. This results in dep... View More
Myocardial infarction, coma, trauma during surgery, elderly, malnourished and debilitated patients. Hepatic or severe renal impairment. Pregnancy.
Hypoglycaemia, nausea, diarrhoea, constipation, vomiting, dyspepsia, arthralgia, sinusitis, rhinitis, back pain; rash, pruritus, urticaria; visual distu... View More
Cytochrome P450 3A4 inducers eg. rifampicin, barbiturates and carbamazepine may increase repaglinide metabolism. NSAIDs and other highly protein bound d... View More
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