Glimepiride (Prichek (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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A: Prichek (4 mg) is safe, effective in diabetic patients with renal impairment. Patients with mild to severe kidney disease can take Prichek (4 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
A: Prichek (4 mg) may cause weight gain. Sulfonylureas drugs commonly used to treat diabetes are associated with weight gain. Prichek (4 mg) should be used in combination with a healthy diet and regular exercise to help control weight gain (2✔✔Trusted Source Glimepiride
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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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