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When can Glycomet be taken?

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Dr. Abhay A Mali

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Posted on Thu, 30 Mar 2017 in Diabetes
Question: Hi doctors i want to know when i take glycomet gp 1 is it after brek fast or after lunch ? XXXXXXX YYYY@YYYY
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Brief Answer:
Before meal.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your question.
Noted your concern.

Tab Glycomet GP1 contains Metformin 500mg & Glimepiride 1mg.
Metformin can be taken irrespective of meals & Glimepiride 15 to 20 min prior to meal.

Timing of medicine before breakfast or before lunch will depend on blood sugar levels.
For better post-prandial blood sugar control before breakfast may be suggested.

Hope this helps you.

Regards,
Dr Abhay Mali.
Diabetologist.
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