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Diabetic patient. On glimipride and metformin. Suggest medication to control the sugar levels

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my patient aged 42 yrs ,known diabetic on OH for last 6-7 yrs....he is taking glimipride 2mg and metformin 1000mg bd..but still his fasting blood sugar has come 207 and 153 at two times..please let me know how his sugar can be controlled with what other medicine
Posted Tue, 12 Nov 2013 in Diabetes
Answered by Dr. Minal Mohit 11 minutes later
Brief Answer:
You can increase the present dose of drugs

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Dear ma'm,

You have many options depending upon patient profile.
1 you can increase metformin upto 2.5 g if patient tolerates.
2 you can increase glimeperide.
3 you can try vildagliptine.
4 you can add insulin.

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