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Taking diabeta SR and Gemer forte for diabetes. What are the side effects ? Need diet advice

my mother aged 65 diabetic for past 10 yrs - ten days back sugar level FBS-148 &PRBS- 215 corres. urine- nil edication- Diamicrom-XR 60 before B/fast and Diabeta SR 500 1/2 tab . Again after 10 days RBS-272 & PRBS-306 corres urine 2% now recommended by diabetologist Gemer forte 2 1 tab before B/fast and 1 tab before dinner . What are possible side effects and any suggested diet for sugar level control /
Thu, 4 Oct 2012
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In my opinion in this particular case , she may go into Hypoglycemia (low blood sugars) with this above medication (Gemer forte is a combination of Glimeperide & Metformin). You better speak to your Diabetologist again ; review her medication and considering Insulin.
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Taking diabeta SR and Gemer forte for diabetes. What are the side effects ? Need diet advice

In my opinion in this particular case , she may go into Hypoglycemia (low blood sugars) with this above medication (Gemer forte is a combination of Glimeperide & Metformin). You better speak to your Diabetologist again ; review her medication and considering Insulin.