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Suffering from diabetes. Taking Olglimide-M-2, not available, prescribed GlimiSave M2. Safe to take?

I am an xxxxx and am suffering from Diabetes since 8 years and I am controlling it by taking Olglimide-M-2. As my tablets got over, I went to the Pharmacy to buy Olglimide-M-2, but they gave me GlimiSave M2 as Olglimide-M-2 is not available. They said it is same. Please advise whether I should take GlimiSave M2 in place of Olglimide-M-2. Thanks.
Asked On : Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Welcome to HCM
You are having Diabetes Type II and the drugs you are taking us combination of Metformin and Glimperide strength you should check as common ly it is 500 mg metformin and 2 mg Glimperide and yes contents are same and you can take this medicine GlimisaveM2.
Other prominent one is Amaryl M2.
There should not be any problem in control of your diabetes and tak ecare o your diet and Exercise.
Good Luck.
Answered: Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Both the medicines are same as they are combination of GLIMMIPRIDE and METFORMIN.
You can safely take GLIMISAVE M2.
Answered: Wed, 19 Dec 2012
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