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Enselin 2G (Glimepiride) Drug Price and Information

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

Enselin 2G - Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Enselin 2G  Tablet  

Generic : Glimepiride
10 Tablets
Price Updated on August 8, 2019
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Drug information on Enselin 2G (Glimepiride) from Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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

Medical condition(s) for which Enselin 2G 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 Enselin 2G

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

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

How to use Enselin 2G?

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


When Should Enselin 2G not be taken? (Contraindications)

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


Warnings and Precautions for Enselin 2G

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 Enselin 2G

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Enselin 2G

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.

Enselin 2G(Glimepiride) : Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it better to take Enselin 2G in the morning or at night?

A: Enselin 2G 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 Enselin 2G is taken more than the recommended dose?

A: Enselin 2G 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 Enselin 2G?

A: Enselin 2G is not recommended for people who have diabetic ketoacidosis, type I diabetes, or hypersensitivity (2 Trusted Source

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Q: Does Enselin 2G affect kidney?

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

A:  Enselin 2G may cause weight gain. Sulfonylureas drugs commonly used to treat diabetes are associated with weight gain. Enselin 2G 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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