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Glimepiride vs Metformin

Glimepiride
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Metformin
Other name: Amaryl Amaryl
Other name: Glucophage Glucophage
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
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3.0
Concern level
3.3
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
2.2
Concern level
3.1
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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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Dizzy
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Insulin Resistance
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Diarrhea
2
Allergies
2
Farting
2
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Hypoglycemia
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Stomach Problems
1
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Hypothyroidism
1
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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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and hypo's and hoping to eventually reduce metformin...
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" ...all. I even had glimepiride added which triggered some hypo's on discovering Dr David ...2Reverse Your Diabetes2 I got rid of glimepiride and hypo's and hoping to eventually reduce metformin since I... "

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be increased to the max. of 2000 mg./day. That didn't work...
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" ...started him off with metformin, which ultimately had to be increased to the max. of 2000 mg./day. That didn't work to bring his sugar ...a day. Well that didn't work so great either so they now have... "

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immediately switched me to a Metformin XR and Glimepiride...
" I was on Janumet for about 8 months when my GP originally diagnosed me as T2. Within a week or two I was seeing some improvement. However, I started seeing an... "
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850mg TDS .Sometime I am having excessive yawning.One month...
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" ...mg/dl in pp. Now I am 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... "

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

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i took the metformin i had the same side effects she took...
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" when i took the metformin i had the same side effects she took me off ...4 mg generic is glimepiride and i havent had any puffyness or side... "

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works great. I was skeptical that one dose a day could work...
| www.webmd.com
" I take his with Glimepiride and it works great. I was skeptical that one dose a day could work for 24 hrs but ...to 115. Normal on metaformin... "

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for almost a year then a new Doctor changed me to Metformi...
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" \"I've was taking Glimepiride for almost a year then a new Doctor changed me to Metformin. I see a difference ...in my blood sugar level. I was doing better with the Glimepiride. My sugar levels were... "

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have been on metformin but it gave me diarrhea so my doctor...
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" I have been on metformin but it gave me diarrhea so my doctor put me on Glimepiride. My blood sugars are around 160 in the morning before I eat. I have not checked them after I eat. I am disabled so I... "

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began to rise. First my Dr. added Metformin, which helped...
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" ...with 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... "

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