AMARYL 4 MG 30 TAB; glimepiride, blood glucose regulators .
ACTIVE-INGREDIENT OF AMARYL 4 MG 30 TAB
each tablet contains 4 mg glimepiride .according to the blister and carton spcified strength / concentration .
INDICATION OF AMARYL 4 MG 30 TAB
AMARYL is used to treat a certain form of diabetes ( type 2 diabetes mellitus ) when diet , physical exercise and weight reduction alone have not been able to control your blood suger levels .
DOSAGE OF AMARYL 4 MG 30 TAB
Follow all directions given to you by your pharmacist or doctor carefully . They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet
Ask your pharmacist or doctor for help if you do not understand the instructions on the box .
The recommended dose is : –
always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you . You should check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure . – take this medicine by mouth , just before or with the first main meal of the day ( unusually breakfast ) . If you do not have breakfast you should take the medicine on schedule as prescribed by your doctor . it is important not to leave out any meal when you are on amaryl . – swallow the tablets whole with at least half glass of water . do not crush or chew the tablets . . the dose of amaryl depends on your needs , condition and results of blood and urine suger tests and is determined by your doctor . do not take more tablets than your doctor has prescribed . the usual starting dose is one amaryl 1 mg tablet once a day . if necassary , your doctor may increase the dose after each 1-2 weeks of treatment . – the maximum recommended dose is 6 mg amaryl per day . – a combination therapy of glimepiride plus metformin or of glimepiride plus insulin may be initiated . in such a case your doctor will determine the proper doses of glimepiride ,metformin or insulin individually for you . – if your weight changes or if you change your lifestyle , or you are in a stress situation this may require changed amaryl doses , therefore inform your doctor . -if you feel the effect of your medicine is too weak or too strong do not change the dose yourself , but ask your doctor .
OVER-DOSAGE OF AMARYL 4 MG 30 TAB
If you happen to have taken too much Amaryl or an additional dose there is a danger of hypoglycaemia and therefore you should instantly consume enough sugar (e.g. a small bar of sugar cubes, sweet juice, sweetened tea) and inform a doctor immediately. when treating hypoglycaemia due to accidental intake in children, the quantity of sugar given must be carefully controlled to avoid the possibility of producing dangerous hypoglycaemia. Persons in a state of unconsciousness must not be given food or drink. Since the state of hypoglycaemia may last for some time it is very important that the patient is carefully monitored until there is no danger. Admission into hospital may be necessary, also as measure of precaution. Show the doctor the package or remaining tablets, so the doctor knows what has been taken. Severe cases of hypoglycaemia accompained by loss of consciousness and severe neurological failure are cases of medical emergency requiring immediate medical treatment and admission into hospital. It should be ensured that there is always a pre-informed person that can call a doctor in case of emergency.
CONTRA-INDICATION OF AMARYL 4 MG 30 TAB
AMARYL should not be taken during pregnancy . Tell your doctor if you are , you think you might be or are planning to become pregnant . . -amaryl may pass into breast milk . Amaryl should not be taken during breast feeding . Ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking any medicine .
STORAGE OF AMARYL 4 MG 30 TAB
store at temperature not exceeding 30 ° C .
PACK OF AMARYL 4 MG 30 TAB
carton box of 1,2 or 3 strip each containing 10 tablets and an inner leaflet .
AMARYL 4 MG 30 TAB MANUFACTURED BY
SANOFI EGYPT s.a.e.