Branded Medicine

 
GLUVAS

Tablet

 
:: COMPOSITIONS ::

GLUVAS 1 mg
Each tablet contains:
Glimepiride 1 mg

GLUVAS 2 mg
Each tablet contains:
Glimepiride 2 mg

GLUVAS 3 mg
Each tablet contains:
Glimepiride 3 mg

GLUVAS 4 mg
Each tablet contains:
Glimepiride 4 mg

 
:: INDICATIONS ::

Adjunctive treatment in NIDDM (Type II Diabetes Melitus) inadequately controlled by diet or exercise alone.

 
:: CONTRAINDICATIONS ::
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Patient with diabetic ketoacidosis with or without coma
 
:: DOSAGE ::
  • Initially dose: 1-2 mg once daily then titrate dose carefully.
  • Maintenance dose: 1-4 mg daily. Maximum dose 8 mg daily. Dose may be increased 1-2 week intervals.
 
:: WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS ::
  • General: hypoglycemia
  • Patients with impaired renal function may be more sensitive to the glucose-lowering effect of glimepiride.
  • Debilitated or malnourished patients, and those with adrenal, pituitary or hepatic insufficiency are particularly susceptible to the hypoglycemic action of glucose-lowering drugs.
  • Combination use of glimepiride with insulin or metformin may increase the potential for hypoglycemia.
  • Pregnancy and lactation
  • Children
 
:: ADVERSE REACTIONS ::

GI reactions; allergic skin reactions e.g., pruritus, erythema, urticaria, morbilliform or maculopapular eruptions; accommodation changes and/or blurred vision; hematologic reactions e.g., leukopenia, agranulocytosis, thrombocytopenia, hemolytic and aplastic anemia, pancytopenia.

 
:: PRESENTATION AND REGISTRATION NUMBER ::

GLUVAS 1 mg, Kotak, 5 blisters @ 10 tablet

GLUVAS 2 mg, Kotak, 5 blisters @ 10 tablet

GLUVAS 3 mg, Kotak, 5 blisters @ 10 tablet

GLUVAS 4 mg, Kotak, 5 blisters @ 10 tablet