FAQs ABOUT GLIMY MP1 TABLET
Q: What is GLIMY MP1 TABLET used for?
A: GLIMY MP1 TABLET is an antidiabetic medicine used to manage type II diabetes mellitus when diet, exercise and management with single agent does not result in adequate response.
Q: How and when to take GLIMY MP1 TABLET?
A: Take GLIMY MP1 TABLET preferably after meals or as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not cursh or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Q: How long should I take GLIMY MP1 TABLET?
A: You need to take GLIMY MP1 TABLET as long as your doctor or physician prescribes you the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Q: What is the best time to take GLIMY MP1 TABLET?
A: GLIMY MP1 TABLET must be taken with meals to avoid gastrointestinal side effects.
Q: What to do if I forgot to take a dose of GLIMY MP1 TABLET?
A: If you forgot to take a dose of GLIMY MP1 TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of GLIMY MP1 TABLET, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of GLIMY MP1 TABLET to compensate the missed ones.
Q: Can I stop taking GLIMY MP1 TABLET without consulting your doctor?
A: No. You should not stop taking GLIMY MP1 TABLET without consulting your doctor because it may lead to reversal of symptoms. If you feel better after using GLIMY MP1 TABLET, consult your doctor for advice.
Q: Will taking a higher dose of GLIMY MP1 TABLET be more effective?
A: No, taking a higher dose of GLIMY MP1 TABLET will not be effective rather it can lead to toxicity. Always take the dose prescribed by your doctor. If the prescribed dose is not effective for you, consult your doctor for advice. Your doctor might increase the dose or suggest an alternative therapy.
Q: Can I take medication for high blood pressure along with GLIMY MP1 TABLET?
A: It is not advisable to take medicines to control blood pressure while taking GLIMY MP1 TABLET without consulting your doctor, as they have known interactions with GLIMY MP1 TABLET.
Q: How to manage the side effects of GLIMY MP1 TABLET?
A: Low blood sugar is a common side effect of taking GLIMY MP1 TABLET. Try to have sugar rich food items such as fruit juice, glucose tablets or gel, soft drinks, honey or sugary candy. Check your blood sugar after 10 minutes. If not gained optimum level, take another sugary snack, or drink, and check the blood sugar levels once again. If your condition did not improve, consult your doctor immediately.
Q: Can GLIMY MP1 TABLET be taken with insulin?
A: Co-administration of GLIMY MP1 TABLET with insulin is considered risky as they can increase the chances of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels). Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.
Q: Can GLIMY MP1 TABLET be used in pregnant women?
A: GLIMY MP1 TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice before taking it.
Q: Does GLIMY MP1 TABLET cause bone fractures?
A: GLIMY MP1 TABLET may cause bone fractures in some individuals. Therefore, it is important for you to inform your doctor before taking GLIMY MP1 TABLET if you have any bone problems or at risk of developing any bone fractures (such as menopause).
Q: Does GLIMY MP1 TABLET cause weight gain?
A: Yes. GLIMY MP1 TABLET may cause weight gain in some individuals. To avoid this, follow a healthy diet and regular physical activity as advised by your physician. However, if you experience any weight gain due to swelling of body parts (such as in face, legs, or hands), consult your doctor immediately.
Q: What are the side effects of taking GLIMY MP1 TABLET?
A: The most common side effects of taking GLIMY MP1 TABLET are low blood sugar levels, nausea, stomach upset, constipation, sore throat, muscle pain, headache, dizziness and weight gain. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.