Accuglim 1mg Tablets contains Glimepiride which belongs to the group of medicines called Anti-diabetic agents. It is used to treat Type II diabetes mellitus when diet and exercise alone does not result in adequate blood sugar control.
Type II diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease characterized by abnormally high levels of glucose in the blood. It is caused due to inadequate production of a hormone called insulin (produced by pancreas to metabolize glucose) in the body or due to inadequate sensitivity of body cells to the actions of insulin.
Along with the therapy, your doctor might ask you to make certain lifestyle changes such as following a healthy diet, regular physical exercise and quitting alcohol consumption.
Before taking Accuglim 1mg Tablet, inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have any hormonal problems, genetic disorders (such as G6PD deficiency) or if you are malnourished, starved, on an irregular diet.
Accuglim 1mg Tablet is not suitable for use in patients with type I diabetes mellitus. Consult your doctor before taking Accuglim 1mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
The most common side effects of taking Accuglim 1mg Tablet is hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels) which can be identified through symptoms such as increased hunger, sweating, shakiness, weakness or an irregular heartbeat. To avoid this, your doctor will periodically monitor your blood sugar levels and adjust the dose of Accuglim 1mg Tablet accordingly.
You can also carry a sugary snack (such as biscuits, glucose drinks or sweet candies) along with you as a precaution and have them immediately if you experience any signs of hypoglycemia. However, consult your doctor if there is no improvement in your condition.
Accuglim 1mg Tablet is an antidiabetic medicine. It stimulates the pancreas to secrete more insulin (a hormone involved in glucose metabolism). It also makes our body more sensitive to insulin which helps in digesting the circulating sugars (glucose) in the blood, thereby reducing blood sugar levels.
Medical Supervision: Take the medication under the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare professional.
Dosage Compliance: Follow the prescribed dosage and administration schedule strictly.
Allergies: If you have known allergies to any of the ingredients in the medication, inform your healthcare provider.
Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding, consult your healthcare provider before using any medication.
Drug Interactions: Inform your doctor about all medications, supplements, or herbal products you are taking to prevent potential interactions.
Liver or Kidney Problems: If you have liver or kidney issues, your doctor may need to adjust the dosage or monitor you more closely while using the medication.
Avoid Alcohol and Certain Foods: Some medications may interact with alcohol or specific foods, leading to adverse effects. Follow any dietary restrictions advised by your healthcare provider.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Accuglim 1mg Tablet used for?
Ans. Accuglim 1mg Tablet is an antidiabetic medicine used to treat Type II diabetes mellitus when diet, exercise and lifestyle changes alone does not result in adequate response.
2. How and when to take Accuglim 1mg Tablet?
Ans. Take Accuglim 1mg Tablet preferably after meals or as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush 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.
3. How long should I take Accuglim 1mg Tablet?
Ans. You need to take Accuglim 1mg 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.
4. What is the best time to take Accuglim 1mg Tablet?
Ans. Accuglim 1mg Tablet must be taken with meals to avoid gastrointestinal side effects.