Glycomet-GP 0.5 Tablet SR is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Glimepiride and Metformin. Glimepiride is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Metformin is a biguanide which works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and increasing the body’s sensitivity to insulin.
Common side effects of Glycomet-GP 0.5 Tablet SR
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Taste change, Nausea, Diarrhea, Stomach pain, Headache, Upper respiratory tract infection
How to use Glycomet-GP 0.5 Tablet SR
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Glycomet-GP 0.5 Tablet SR is to be taken with food.
Glycomet-GP 0.5 Tablet SR may cause stomach upset if taken empty stomach.