Gliperide

Gliperide

glimepiride

Manufacturer:

Medhaus

Distributor:

Medhaus
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Glimepiride
Indications/Uses
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially 1-2 mg daily, may be increased to 4 mg daily for maintenance.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take shortly before or w/ the 1st main meal of the day.
Contraindications
Ketoacidosis; severe infection, trauma or other severe conditions where sulfonylurea is unlikely to control hyperglycemia.
Special Precautions
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances eg, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, anorexia, diarrhea & metallic taste. Increased appetite, wt gain, rashes, pruritus.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A10BB12 - glimepiride ; Belongs to the class of sulfonylureas. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Gliperide tab 2 mg
Packing/Price
100's (P1,200/pack)
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