Soladin

Soladin

glimepiride

Manufacturer:

MedChoice Pharma

Distributor:

Metro Drug
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Glimepiride
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially 1 tab daily, may be increased to 2 tab for maintenance.
Administration
Should be taken with food: Take immediately before the 1st main meal of the day.
Contraindications
IDDM, ketoacidosis, severe infection, stress, trauma & severe conditions unlikely to control hyperglycemia. Pregnancy & lactation.
Special Precautions
Monitor hepatic & hematological functions.
Adverse Reactions
Mild & dose-dependent GI disturbances (eg, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, anorexia, diarrhea & metallic taste); increased appetite & wt gain; skin rashes & pruritus; photosensitivity. Hypersensitivity reaction. Stevens-Johnson syndrome.
Drug Interactions
Adrenaline (epinephrine), aminoglutethimide, chlorpromazine, corticosteroids, diazoxide, OCs, rifamycins & thiazide diuretics; ACE inhibitors, alcohol, allopurinol, some analgesics (azapropazone, phenylbutazone & salicylates), azole antifungals (fluconazole, ketoconazole & miconazole), chloramphenicol, cimetidine, clofibrate & related compd, coumarin anticoagulants, halofenate, heparin, MAOIs, octreotide, ranitidine, sulfinpyrazone, sulfonamides (including co-trimoxazole), tetracyclines, TCAs & thyroid hormones; β-blockers.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A10BB12 - glimepiride ; Belongs to the class of sulfonylureas. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Soladin tab 2 mg
Packing/Price
30's (P345/box, P11.5/tab)
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