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Please describe the medication: glimepiride?

Please describe the medication: glimepiride?

Diabetes medication: Treats type 2 diabetes. Used together with a proper diet and exercise to help control high blood sugar. This medicine is a sulfonylurea. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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How long does amaryl (glimepiride) stay in the blood?

How long does amaryl (glimepiride) stay in the blood?

Amaryl (glimepiride): Amaryl (glimepiride) has half life of 5 to 9 hours, after 5 half lives 95% of the drug is out of your system.So mutiply 5-9 by 5, so that makes it 25 to 45 hours. ...Read more

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What should you do if you missed a dose of glimepiride?

What should you do if you missed a dose of glimepiride?

Depends: Generally if you miss a dose, you take it as soon as you remember unless it’s almost time to take your next dose, then you would skip the missed dose. ...Read more

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Glimepiride made my vision blurry. How long will it last?

Glimepiride made my vision blurry. How long will it last?

Unknown: If you have type ii diabetes and you have uncontroled blood sugar, when you start glimepiride, your blood sugar gets under control and that can change the refractive index of your cornea and lens and that changes you vision. Make sure your blood sugar is in normal limit and then have your doctor check for need for glasses. ...Read more

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Whats the best dpp-4 inhibitor alternative to glimepiride?

Whats the best dpp-4 inhibitor alternative to glimepiride?

Consult your plan: If you have normal renal function the preferred brand for your healthplan is the one to take - if you feel there is a need to change from a sulfonylurea to a dpp4i. Dpp4is have the same efficacy in lowering bs as glimeperide. Dpp4is have been implicated in increased pancreatitis and pancreatic and thyroid cancers. A better choice if you have good renal function is metformin. ...Read more

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Can i continue amaryl (glimepiride) 2mg and discontinue janumet ?

Can i continue amaryl (glimepiride) 2mg and discontinue janumet
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Why?: There might be more details in the question that i'm missing but don't stop any meds without talking to your prescribing physician first. ...Read more

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Using amaryl (glimepiride) 3 before breakfast. Glocophage500+ glocovans 500?

Using amaryl (glimepiride) 3 before breakfast. Glocophage500+ glocovans 500?

Sulfonylurea.: That seems like a lot of sulfonylurea type medication - Glimepiride and Glyburide. The reason why that's important is that they can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) which can be dangerous. I'd like to see you on more Metformin and less sulfonylurea to reduce your risk of hypoglycemia. ...Read more

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Can it take several weeks for glimepiride to work?

First dose: With first dose of therapy after 3- 4 hrs usually you see a drop in sugar values. Continued use for more than 1 week has not changed the sugar values means the dose is inadequate or patient needs additional medicine to achieve sugar control. ...Read more

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How long does it take amaryl (glimepiride) to work?

How long does it take amaryl (glimepiride) to work?

Amaryl (glimepiride) effect/time: Amaryl (glimepiride) works by stimulating beta cells in pancreas to produce insulin.It should start working right away as it gets absorped, if after two weeks you dont see its effect on blood sugar, than you will need to increase the dose gradually to the maximum dose , to see the ful effect.Often you have to use another drug with it like metformin or actose. ...Read more

Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Glimepiride (Definition)

Treats type 2 diabetes. Used together with a proper diet and exercise to help control high blood sugar. This ...Read more


Dr. Tanya Russo
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Amaryl (Definition)

Amaryl is a second generation sulfonylurea which is a kind of diabetes-related drug ...Read more