Amaryl is made up of glimepiride, which is classified as sulfonylureas. Amaryl comes in tablet form for oral administration and comes in a wide variety of colors and shapes. This medication can be bought as its brand name Amaryl, or as Amaryls main active ingredient glimepiride, both of which are equally effective. We carry both versions in strengths of 1mg, 2mg, and 4mg.
Amaryl is used in combination with a proper diet and exercise routine to control high blood sugar in those with type 2 diabetes. Sometimes Amaryl is used in combination with other diabetes medications.
Amaryl (glimepiride) works by releasing an increased amount of the body’s natural insulin from the pancreas, resulting in lower blood sugar.
Always follow directions given to you by your doctor. Never take more or less of a dosage than directed and never stop taking this medication before consulting your doctor. Tell your doctor about all medications you are currently taking including prescription, over-the-counter, vitamins, and herbal remedies.
Take this medication by mouth. It is best taken just before or with the first meal of the day (morning).
Swallow the tablet whole with at least half a glass of water. Do not crush or chew Amaryl.
Amaryl is not for you if;
You are allergic to sulfonylureas or sulfonamides. You have insulin dependent diabetes (type 1 diabetes mellitus) You have a diabetic ketoacidosis You are in a diabetic coma You have severe kidney or liver disease
It is not recommended for use in children (under the age of 19 years old).
Do not use this medication if you are pregnant and your due date is approaching (within 2 weeks). It has been known to cause severe hypoglycaemia in newborn babies when the mother took Amaryl near time of delivery.
Consult your doctor for a checkup if you used Amaryl during the time of breast feeding to ensure your baby does not have hypoglycemia.
Common Side Effects:
headache; dizziness, weakness; nausea; or low blood sugar
Speak to your doctor if you have:
pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine; confusion, weakness; or fever.
Common symptoms of an allergic reaction include:
sneezing and an itchy, runny or blocked nose (allergic rhinitis) itchy, red, watering eyes (conjunctivitis) wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath and a cough.
Amaryl helps to control high blood sugar. So technically what is glimepiride exactly? This medication is used alongside a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. It may also be used alongside other diabetes medications as well. With proper control over diabetes you may lessen your risks of heart attack or stroke. It works to lower the blood sugar by causing the release of your body’s natural insulin. This medication comes in three different strengths which are 1mg, 2mg, and 4mg. If you have any questions regarding this medication or any inquiries in general, feel free to give us a call at our toll free number 1-877-385-8998.
You should take this medication by mouth with breakfast or your first meal of the day. It is usually only prescribed to be taken once a day.
Amaryl is manufactured by Sanofi-Aventis U.S. They are an American company that develops, manufactures, and markets pharmaceutical products. The company itself was founded in the year 1950, and they are based out of Bridgewater, New Jersey.
This medication begins to reduce blood sugar levels within 2 to 3 hours. You may not feel the difference, but you should not stop taking this medication, for it is more than likely actually working.
Some of the most common side effects for this medication are listed as follows; low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). Symptoms may include: trembling or shaking. nervousness or anxiety. irritability. sweating. lightheadedness or dizziness. headache. fast heart rate or palpitations, headache, nausea, dizziness, weakness, unexplained weight gain. Keep in mind that these are not all of the side effects listed for this medication, and if you are experiencing any of these be sure to inform your doctor if they persist or worsen.
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