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Diabetes mellitus, often simply referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar...
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Other name: Amaryl (Amaryl)
Other name: Glucophage (Glucophage)
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Glimepiride is a medium-to-long acting sulfonylurea anti-diabetic drug. It is marketed as Amaryl by Sanofi-Aventis and GLIMY by Dr.Reddy's Labs. Glimepiride is the first third-generation sulfonylurea, and is very potent.It is sometimes class...
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Metformin (International Nonproprietary Name, pronounced , originally sold as Glucophage) is an oral antidiabetic drug in the biguanide class. It is the first-line treatment drug of choice for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2, in particu...
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About Glimepiride
Glimepiride is a medium-to-long acting sulfonylurea anti-diabetic drug. It is marketed as Amaryl by Sanofi-Aventis and GLIMY by Dr.Reddy's Labs. Glimepiride is the first third-generation sulfonylurea, and is very potent.It is sometimes class...
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Metformin (International Nonproprietary Name, pronounced , originally sold as Glucophage) is an oral antidiabetic drug in the biguanide class. It is the first-line treatment drug of choice for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2, in particu...
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be increased to the max. of 2000 mg./day. That didn't work...
" ...off with metformin, which ultimately had to be increased to the max. of 2000 mg./day. That didn't work to bring ...Well that didn't work so great either so they now have him on Glimepiride 1mg.... "

immediately switched me to a Metformin XR and Glimepiride...
" I was on Janumet for about 8 months ...I started seeing an endo and he immediately switched me to a Metformin XR and Glimepiride combo that I saw better res... "

850mg TDS .Sometime I am having excessive yawning.One month...
" ...having fever and I am in glimiperide 2mg BD and Metformin 850mg TDS .Sometime I am having excessive yawning.One month ago blood sugar was in control. Does Any... "

big my doc switched me to glimepiride after surgery as it...
" ...until I was banded and it never helped me with my weight. Since it is so big my doc switched me to glimepiride... "

i took the metformin i had the same side effects she took...
" ...took the metformin i had the same side effects she took ...generic is glimepiride and i havent had any puffyness or side effects exc... "

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works great. I was skeptical that one dose a day could work...
" ...his with Glimepiride and it works great. I was skeptical that one dose a day could work for 24 ...on metaformin was near 150. It's th... "

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began to rise. First my Dr. added Metformin, which helped...
" ...diet and exercise, my numbers began to rise. First my Dr. added Metformin, which helped, but not enough. The last visit he added glimepiride and my numbers are much better. I am experiencing... "

and metformin, but feel I need to do better. I am...
" ...be good to me! I've been doing a lot better on the glimepiride and metformin, but feel I need to do better. I am hopeful the ...(or down?) the glimepiride as I have gained about 1.5 lbs in the... "

and Glimepiride, and I still have gained weight. I am...
" ...are on shots. I am only on Metformin and Glimepiride, and I still have gained weight. I am so upset... "

metformin and put me on Glimepiride and wonder of wonders...
" ...with diarrhea for years. Then my Dr. took me off metformin and put me on Glimepiride and wonder of wonders my diarrhea is gone. It... "

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