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Should Glycomet be changed when with fasting blood sugar levels of 132?

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Dr. Phanindra Dulipala

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Posted on Mon, 19 Sep 2016 in Diabetes
Question: I am 51. I have type 2 diabetes. I am taking glycomet gp2. Yet may PPBS is 275 and FBS is 132. Should I change my medicine. What should I take.
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Answered by Dr. Phanindra Dulipala 15 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Add on another tablet in the afternoon

Detailed Answer:
Hi Sir, I have gone through your query and understood your concerns.

Sir, add one tablet with the combination of Metformin 5oomg. plus Glimipiride 2mg. in the afternoon 20 minutes before having lunch. Fllow this for about 3 weeks and monitor sugar levels.

If any hypoglycemic(Low sugar levels than normal) symptoms come, take some sugars and reduce the new medicine to half there after.

Get back to us with your sugar levels after 3 weeks sir.

Thank you sir

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