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Drug information on Gride (4 mg) (Glimepiride) from Healtheon (Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.)

Gride (4 mg)

  Tablet  
Healtheon (Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd.)
Generic : Glimepiride
 96.30
4mg
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Glimepiride

Glimepiride(Amaryl) generic Gride (4 mg) is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It works by causing the pancreas to produce insulin.
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Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Gride (4 mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Gride (4 mg)

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

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

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.

How to use Gride (4 mg)?

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

When is Gride (4 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

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

Warnings and Precautions for Gride (4 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 Gride (4 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Gride (4 mg)

Store it at room temperature and in an airtight container.



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