Glimaryl 2mg Tablet

Glimepiride 2mg

Dosing & Uses
Adult

Dosage Forms & Strengths

tablet

  • 1 mg
  • 2 mg
  • 4 mg

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Initial: 1-2 mg PO qAM after breakfast or with first meal; may increase dose by 1-2 mg every 1-2 weeks; not to exceed 8 mg/day

Conversion from other oral hypoglycemic agents

  • Observe patients carefully for 1-2 weeks when being converted from long half-life sulfonylureas to glimepiride, because of potential for overlapping of hypoglycemic effects

Dosing considerations

  • Use in monotherapy or, if glycemic response to glimepiride is inadequate at maximum dose, with insulin or metformin

Dosing Modifications

Renal impairment: 1 mg PO qDay; titrate dose based on fasting blood glucose levels

Hepatic impairment: Not studied; not recommended in severe impairment; initiate therapy with 1 mg PO qDay and titrate carefully

Pediatric

Safety and efficacy not established

Geriatric

Prolonged hypoglycemia reported with use; titrate dose conservatively; monitor for hypoglycemic or hyperglycemic symptoms

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

1 mg PO qDay; titrate dose at weekly intervals to avoid hypoglycemia

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use Glimaryl 2mg Tablet only for the indication prescribed.