Amaryl M (Glimepiride/Metformin HCL)
What is Amaryl M (Glimepiride/Metformin HCL) used for?
Amaryl M (Glimepiride/Metformin HCL) is an oral sulphonylurea prescribed to treat patients with type 2 diabetes. The medication operates by stimulating the pancreas to release insulin controlling blood sugar levels. This can prevent symptoms associated with hyperglycemia such as fatigue, blurry vision, frequency urination, or arrhythmias. It is commonly used along with exercise and a balanced diet to attain the best results. Your doctor may prescribe it along with other medicines or to treat other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Amaryl M (Glimepiride/Metformin HCL)?
Follow your doctor`s instructions for using Amaryl M (Glimepiride/Metformin HCL) to get the most effective results. It is typically taken once each day after breakfast, but your particular dosage will depend on your response to other treatments, current health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. Do not self-medicate to avoid causing unexpected or serious health problems from misuse.
When taking your doses, swallow the tablets whole and unaltered along with a full glass of water and a meal to prevent an upset stomach. You will usually be instructed to take them in the morning after breakfast for this purpose. Do not change the form of the tablets as this can destroy their contents or change their effects. This include splitting, chewing, or dissolving them in water prior to use. You are also suggested to take the dose at the same time each day to get the most efficient results by keeping a consistent level of medicine in the body at all times.
Consult your doctor regularly while using the medicine to make sure you are getting the best results. This will allow your response to the medicine to be observed and the correct adjustments to be made to the regimen. This may include changing your frequency of administration or dosage until the best effects occur. If you have any questions about the medicine, ask your pharmacist or doctor to ensure the correct usage.
What are the side effects of Amaryl M (Glimepiride/Metformin HCL)?
Side effects that may occur while using Amaryl M (Glimepiride/Metformin HCL) include:
More serious side effects that may need medical attention are:
Inform you doctor immediately after experiencing any unusual health problems. These will not occur in all users and can be mild or severe. It may be necessary to reduce your dosage or application frequency until the best effects are found. Emergency medical assistance may also be required in more serious cases.
Amaryl M (Glimepiride/Metformin HCL) should not be used in patients who are pregnant, breastfeeding, young children, allergic to sulphonamide or sulphonylurea medications, lactose intolerant, or who have type 1 diabetes, diabetic coma, porphyrias, or severely decreased kidney or liver disease. Also tell your doctor about any conditions you have that may cause problems with treatment such as if you are elderly or have thyroid disorders, adrenal gland problems, a G6PD disorder, or decreased liver or kidney function. These can require reduced doses or other changes to treatment to prevent causing unexpected problems.
Strictly use this medication as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Amaryl M (Glimepiride/Metformin HCL) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.