Форма и цвет упаковки могут быть изменены производителем без предварительного оповещения. Описание медицинских лекарств не предназначено для назначения лечения без участия врача. [tab name="English"] GLIMEPIRIDE TABLETS 1mg "NP" 100tab. Generic name: Glimepiride Manufactured by: Nipro Description Brand name : GLIMEPIRIDE TABLETS 1mg "NP" Active ingredient: Glimepiride Dosage form: pale red tablet, diameter: 6.0 mm, thickness: 2.4 mm
Effects of this medicine
This medicine mainly acts on pancreas to promote secretion of insulin. It is usually used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist
If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
If you have ketosis, diabetic coma or precoma, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, hepatic or renal disfunction, infection, or gastrointestinal disorder such as diarrhea and nausea.
If you are in the pre/postoperative period. If you cannot take sufficient meal due to a cold, etc.
If you are pregnant, possibly pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)
Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)
In general, for adults, start by taking 0.5 to 1 mg of the active ingredient, at a time, once to twice a day, in the morning or in the morning and evening, before or after meal. The maintenance dose is 1 to 4 mg a day in general and the dosage may be adjusted as necessary. However, the maximum daily dose is restricted to 6 mg. This medicine contains 1 mg of the active ingredient in a tablet. Strictly follow the instructions.
If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should not take two doses at one time.
If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.
Precautions while taking this medicine
Pay attention when you are engaged in dangerous activities such as working at heights and driving a car, because of concern that you may experience hypoglycemia.
Carry a card stating that you are a patient with diabetes mellitus.
Carry sugar or glucose in preparation for hypoglycemia. If you are taking this medicine concomitantly with an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor (acarbose, voglibose, etc.), take glucose in case any hypoglycemic symptoms occur.
Possible adverse reactions to this medicine
The most commonly reported adverse reactions include hypoglycemia, hypoglycemic symptoms, nausea, epigastralgia, diarrhea, rash, itchiness, solar sensitiveness, dizziness. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
lassitude, intense hunger, sweat [hypoglycaemia] fever, anemia, gingiva bleeding and subcutaneous bleeding [pancytopenia, agranulocytosis, hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia] general malaise, loss of appetite, yellowness in the skin and membrana mucosa [liver disorder, jaundice] The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.
Storage conditions and other information
Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture. Discard the remainder. Do not store them. Consult with your dispensing pharmacy or medical facility when you discard the medicine.
Ingredients and dosage form
Product specifications, appearance and package content are subject to change without prior notice. Description of the medical drugs is not intended for prescribing treatment without the involvement of a physician. [endtab]