DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet 10's


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GLIMEPIRIDE 2MG+METFORMIN 500MG
By Micro Labs Ltd
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Drug Information for DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet 10's

What is DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet used for?

DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet is an oral anti-diabetic medicine, which is used for the treatment of high blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. This combination should be used in conjunction with diet and exercise to improve glycaemic control.

DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet may also be prescribed for other conditions as determined by the doctor.

How does DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet work?

In DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet, Glimepiride belongs to the class of drugs called insulin secretagogues. It works by decreasing the blood glucose levels by stimulating the insulin release from the pancreatic cells. This drug also increases the insulin sensitivity at the target sites.

Metformin belongs to the class of drugs called biguanides, which acts by inhibiting the insulin production in the liver and decreasing the intestinal insulin absorption. Thus, it improves the insulin sensitivity by enhancing the peripheral glucose uptake.

How to take DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet?

The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet as prescribed by your doctor.

Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Take DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet with or without food.

If you miss a dose of DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet, please take it immediately once you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.

The overdose symptoms of DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet may include:

  • Extreme weakness
  • Confusion
  • Tremors
  • Seizures

What are the drugs that interact with DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet?

Drugs that interact with DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet include the following:

  • Acebutolol
  • Acetaminophen
  • Albuterol
  • Captopril
  • Cyclosporine
  • Diatrizoate
  • Digoxin
  • Gatifloxacin
  • Indinavir
  • Iodipamide
  • Isoniazid
  • Metrizamide

This is not a comprehensive list of drug interactions. Consult your doctor to know more about other possible drug interactions.

What are the side effects of DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet?

The following are the most common side effects of DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Fatigue
  • Mood swings
  • Nausea
  • Unusual weight gain
  • Photosensitivity reactions
  • Anaemia
  • Blurred vision

The following are the severe side effects and you may require immediate medical attention:

  • Dark-coloured urine
  • Lactic acidosis
  • Seizures
  • Yellow-coloured eyes

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Please consult your doctor to know more about other possible side effects.

Frequently Asked Questions about DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet

  1. How should DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet be stored?
  2. DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet should be stored at room temperature (25 – 30OC). Keep the medicine away from direct sunlight.

  3. Should I follow any special dietary instructions while taking DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet?
  4. DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet works effectively when taken with proper diet and exercise regimen.

  5. What are the other formulations of DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet available?
  6. DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet is available as tablet and capsule dosage forms.

  7. Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while taking DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet?
  8. Yes, regular monitoring of blood sugar level is advised while on DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet.

  9. Can I take DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet for type 1 diabetes?
  10. No, DIAPRIDE M2 Tablet is indicated only for patients with type 2 diabetes.

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