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A 29-year-old male asked:

hi doctor, is it normal to use metformin, glimepiride and insulin at the same time. i'm type 2 diabetic?

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Dr. Hemant Makan
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You can use Metformin and Glimepiride with a basal insulin but one should avoid using Glimepiride with a short acting or intermediate insulin: You can use Metformin and Glimepiride with a basal insulin but one should avoid using Glimepiride with a short acting or intermediate insulin due to the higher risk of hypoglycaemia.

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Last updated Feb 27, 2019

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