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Bryl (2 mg) (Glimepiride) Drug Price and Information

Glimepiride (Bryl (2 mg)) is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It works by causing the pancreas to produce insulin.

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Bryl (2 mg)  Tablet  


Generic : Glimepiride
 108.80
2mg
10 Tablets
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Bryl (2 mg) (Glimepiride) from EAST AFRICAN(INDIA) REMEDIES PVT.LTD

Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team
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Medical condition(s) for which Bryl (2 mg) may be prescribed

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.

Side effects of Bryl (2 mg)

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

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

How to use Bryl (2 mg)?

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

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When Should Bryl (2 mg) not be taken? (Contraindications)

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

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Warnings and Precautions for Bryl (2 mg)

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 Bryl (2 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Bryl (2 mg)

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.



Bryl (2 mg)(Glimepiride) : Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it better to take Bryl (2 mg) in the morning or at night?

A: Bryl (2 mg) should be taken once daily in the morning before breakfast or the first main meal of the day (1 Trusted Source
Glimepiride

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Q: What happens if Bryl (2 mg) is taken more than the recommended dose?

A: Bryl (2 mg) overdose may cause hypoglycemia which result in confusion, palpitation, fatigue, drowsiness, anxiety, tachycardia, coma and seizures (2 Trusted Source
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Q: Who should avoid Bryl (2 mg)?

A: Bryl (2 mg) is not recommended for people who have diabetic ketoacidosis, type I diabetes, or hypersensitivity (2 Trusted Source
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Q: Does Bryl (2 mg) affect kidney?

A: Bryl (2 mg) is safe, effective in diabetic patients with renal impairment. Patients with mild to severe kidney disease can take Bryl (2 mg), but they should start slowly and gradually increase the dose (3 Trusted Source
Pharmacokinetics and safety of glimepiride at clinically effective doses in diabetic patients with renal impairment

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Q: Does Bryl (2 mg) cause weight gain?

A:  Bryl (2 mg) may cause weight gain. Sulfonylureas drugs commonly used to treat diabetes are associated with weight gain. Bryl (2 mg) should be used in combination with a healthy diet and regular exercise to help control weight gain (2 Trusted Source
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  • 1. Glimepiride - (https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a696016.html)
  • 2. Glimepiride - (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK554600/#:)
  • 3. Pharmacokinetics and safety of glimepiride at clinically effective doses in diabetic patients with renal impairment - (https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/8960852/#:)
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