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

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

Diaswich (2 mg) - Piramal Healthcare

Diaswich (2 mg)  Tablet  

Generic : Glimepiride
10 Tablets
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Diaswich (2 mg) (Glimepiride) from Piramal Healthcare

Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team

Medical condition(s) for which Diaswich (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 Diaswich (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 Diaswich (2 mg)?

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


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

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


Warnings and Precautions for Diaswich (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 Diaswich (2 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Diaswich (2 mg)

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.

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

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

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

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

A: Diaswich (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 Diaswich (2 mg)?

A: Diaswich (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 Diaswich (2 mg) affect kidney?

A: Diaswich (2 mg) is safe, effective in diabetic patients with renal impairment. Patients with mild to severe kidney disease can take Diaswich (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 Diaswich (2 mg) cause weight gain?

A:  Diaswich (2 mg) may cause weight gain. Sulfonylureas drugs commonly used to treat diabetes are associated with weight gain. Diaswich (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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