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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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Metformin 61,226 Lantus 14,789 Glucophage 6,921
1,921,071 conversations around the web about Diabetes to help you make a decision
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Glimepiride
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Metformin
Other name: Amaryl (Amaryl)
Other name: Glucophage (Glucophage)
5 / 10
Satisfaction
8 / 10
Satisfaction
2,404
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Type 2 Diabetes
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PCOS*
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Weight Loss*
Insulin Resistance
Weight Gain*
Menstrual Period*
Type 2 Diabetes
Acne*
Irregular Periods*
Not Ovulating*
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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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Top Concerns
Gli
Hypoglycemia
10
Weight Loss
7
Weight Gain
6
Nausea
5
Dizzy
3
Farting
2
Allergies
2
Insulin Resistance
2
Diarrhea
2
Hyperglycemia
2
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Met
Nausea
3
Hypoglycemia
2
Diarrhea
2
Cramping
2
Depression
2
Infertility
2
Stomach Problems
1
Headaches
1
Hypothyroidism
1
Vomiting
1
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Gli
Met
6
0
Nausea
Gli
Met
5
3
Dizzy
Gli
Met
3
0
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Gli
Met
2
0
Allergies
Gli
Met
2
0
Insulin Resistance
Gli
Met
2
0
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Gli
Met
2
2
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Met
2
0
Nausea
Met
Gli
3
5
Hypoglycemia
Met
Gli
2
10
Diarrhea
Met
Gli
2
2
Cramping
Met
Gli
2
0
Depression
Met
Gli
2
0
Infertility
Met
Gli
2
0
Stomach Problems
Met
Gli
1
0
Headaches
Met
Gli
1
0
Hypothyroidism
Met
Gli
1
0
Vomiting
Met
Gli
1
0
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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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About Metformin
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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" ...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.... "

" 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... "

" ...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... "

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

" ...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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" ...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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" ...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... "

" ...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... "

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

" ...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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