GLIMICON M-2

Diabetes mellitus (DM), commonly referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which there are high blood sugar levels over a prolonged period. It is due to either the pancreas not producing enough insulin or the cells of the body not responding properly to the insulin produced.

  • Manufacturer : Consern Pharma
  • Equivalent Brands : Glimipiride 
  • Generic Brands : Glimipiride 
  • Strength : 500mg

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Description

Description

About Glimicon – M

Glimicon – M is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It works by causing the pancreas to produce insulin.

 

Side effects of Glimicon – M

   Most Common : Low blood sugar, temporary visual impairment and GI disturbances.

   Miscellaneous : Dizziness, weakness, headache, nausea/vomiting, lightheadedness, confusion and irritability.

 

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult- PO- Initial- The recommended starting dose is 1-2 mg once daily, with food. Maximum: 2mg/day.

How to use Glimicon – M?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

 

When is Glimicon – M not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis, with or without coma, and hypersensitivity.

 

Warnings and Precautions for Glimicon – M

 Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver and kidney disease, ketoacidosis, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause drowsiness, dizziness, blurred vision or lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

Other Precautions for Glimicon – M

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Glimicon – M

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.

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