we us e2 type tablets for sugar control... 1 getryl 2 daonail what is the diffirince between these
Getryl tabs are - Glimepiride
Glimepiride is a drug used to treat type 2 diabetes. It works by helping the pancreas produce more insulin and allowing the cells of the body to respond better to insulin. As a result, blood sugar levels decrease. Glimepiride comes in tablet form and in six different strengths, varying from 1 mg to 8 mg, and should be taken orally once daily with the first meal of the day. Potential side effects of this drug include nausea, headaches, and weakness.
Daonil tabs are - Glibenclamide
Glibenclamide is often used to lower blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes. It works by helping the pancreas make more insulin. The medication comes in tablet form, and is typically taken once or twice a day. Possible side effects include stomach problems, low blood sugar, and allergic skin reactions.
Available in 3 strengths: 1.25mg, 2.5mg & 5mg tabs.
Both meds have more or less the same functions, if your doc has prescribed the 2 pills it is advisable to follow his/her prescription.
Take care, be well, best wishes!
- Glimepiride Information for Consumers
- Glimepiride Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Glimepiride (detailed)
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