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Side effects of Glimestar M1 in diabetes

I am a fifty six years old male with diabetes diagnosed one year back. I am on the drug Glimestar M1 and Amolopin 5 mg ( for Blood Pressure ). I wanted to know the side effects of these drugs in the long run
Mon, 2 May 2011
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  User's Response
Not everyone who takes metformin and glimepride will experience side effects.the most common metformin side effects include:Diarrhea Indigestion Abdominal discomfort Headache yellowing eyes or skin, stomach/abdominal pain, dark urine, unusual tiredness or weakness, easy bleeding or bruising, signs of infection (e.g., fever, persistent sore throat), mental/mood changes, unusual or sudden weight gain, seizures,decrease in normal sugar level.
Pulmonologist Dr.Ketankumar Chaudhary's  Response
you should not worry about side effects but let it do ur doctor.
but u should go for basic investigation at 8 to 12 months interval.
uncontoll dm and hypertension is more dangerous than drug side effects .
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