Yes, you can take Glimiperide if you have had a heart attack or heart surgery. Make sure your doctor is aware of your medical history.
There is a warning on all oral hypoglycemic drugs that they may cause an increased risk of cardiovascular mortality as compared to treatment with just diet & exercise. This was based on a study of just one similar oral hypoglycemic.
If you are concerned you shoud discuss the risks and benefits of treatment with your doctor.
- Glimepiride Information for Consumers
- Glimepiride Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Glimepiride (detailed)
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