Introduction to GP Met 5mg Tablet

GP Met 5mg Tablet may be used alone or along with other medicines. It should be taken just before or with the first meal of the day. Take it regularly at the same time each day to get the maximum benefit. Your doctor will decide what dose is best for you and this may change from time to time according to your blood sugar levels.

Keep taking this medicine, even if you feel well or your blood sugar levels are controlled. If you stop it without consulting your doctor, your blood sugar levels could rise and put you at risk of kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, and loss of limbs. Remember that it is only part of a treatment program that should also include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor. Your lifestyle plays a big part in controlling diabetes.

The most common side effects of taking this medicine include low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia), nausea, headache, and dizziness. Make sure you recognize the signs of having low blood sugar levels, such as sweating, dizziness, headache, and shaking, and know how to deal with them. To prevent this, it is important to have regular meals and always carry a fast-acting source of glucose such as sugary food or fruit juice with you. Drinking alcohol can also increase your risk of low blood sugar levels and hence should be avoided. Some people may experience an increase in weight with this medicine.

You should not take it if you have type 1 diabetes mellitus, diabetic ketoacidosis (high levels of acid in your blood), or if you have severe kidney or liver disease. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have ever had heart disease, thyroid disease, or some hormonal conditions, as it may not be suitable. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Your blood sugar levels should be checked regularly and your doctor may also advise blood tests to monitor your blood cell counts and liver function.

How GP Met 5mg Tablet Works?

GP Met 5mg Tablet is an antidiabetic medication. It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower blood glucose.

How To Use GP Met 5mg Tablet

  • Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. GP Met 5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

Benefits Of GP Met 5mg Tablet

  • GP Met 5mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicine called sulphonylureas. It works by increasing the amount of insulin your body produces (in the pancreas). The insulin then works to lower your blood glucose level. It is usually taken once a day. You should keep taking it for as long as it is prescribed<br><br>Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems, and loss of limbs. Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life.

Side Effects Of GP Met 5mg Tablet

  • Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness

FAQS

GP Met 5mg Tablet

Q. How long does it take for GP MET (APOSTLE) to start working?

GP MET (APOSTLE) takes about 2 to 3 hours to reduce blood sugar levels. You may not feel any difference, but this does not mean the medicine is not working. Continue taking the medication as directed by your doctor and if you have any concerns, discuss it with your doctor.

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Q. Who should not take GP MET (APOSTLE)?

GP MET (APOSTLE) should be avoided by patients who are allergic to it, have severe kidney or liver disease, have G6PD-deficiency (an inherited condition affecting red blood cells) or are due to have surgery. Additionally, patients who are trying to get pregnant, are pregnant or breastfeeding, or have insulin-dependent diabetes (type 1 diabetes mellitus) should avoid taking GP MET (APOSTLE).

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Q. How and when to take GP MET (APOSTLE)?

GP MET (APOSTLE) is advised to be taken in the dose and duration suggested by your doctor. Generally, a single daily dose of GP MET (APOSTLE) is sufficient to control blood sugar levels. The dose should be taken whole with water shortly before or during breakfast. However, if you skip breakfast then the medicine should be taken shortly before or during your first main meal.

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Q. Is GP MET (APOSTLE) safe for kidneys?

GP MET (APOSTLE) does not affect kidneys in patients with normal kidney function. However, its use should be avoided in patients with severe kidney disease since GP MET (APOSTLE) is principally eliminated by the kidneys.

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Q. How long do I need to take GP MET (APOSTLE)? Can I stop the medication?

Usually, the treatment for diabetes is suggested for a long term. You may have to continue the treatment life long. GP MET (APOSTLE) only controls the sugar levels but does not cure it. Do not stop taking GP MET (APOSTLE) without talking to your doctor. If you stop taking GP MET (APOSTLE) suddenly your diabetes may get worse.

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Q. Does GP MET (APOSTLE) cause memory loss?

No, it is not known that GP MET (APOSTLE) causes memory loss. However, the use of GP MET (APOSTLE) may cause low blood sugar which may cause problems with concentration and reduced alertness.

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Q. What can happen if I take more than the recommended dose of GP MET (APOSTLE)?

GP MET (APOSTLE) should be taken strictly as advised by the doctor. Overdose of GP MET (APOSTLE) may significantly decrease your blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia). If you think you have taken an excess dose and experience a dip in your sugar level, consume enough sugar (e.g., a small bar of sugar cubes, sweet juice or sweetened tea) and inform a doctor immediately. Severe cases of hypoglycemia accompanied by loss of consciousness and coma require immediate medical treatment and admission into hospital.

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Q. Does GP MET (APOSTLE) make you sleepy?

GP MET (APOSTLE) itself does not cause sleepiness. However, it may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) when used with other anti-diabetes medicine. Because of this you may feel sleepy or have problems in sleeping.

Safety Advice For GP Met 5mg Tablet

check for risk indication explain below.

  • High risk
  • Moderate risk
  • Safe

Alcohol

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with GP Met 5mg Tablet.

Pregnancy

GP Met 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

GP Met 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.<BR>Monitoring of the breastfed infants blood glucose is advisable during maternal therapy with GP Met 5mg Tablet

Driving

Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

GP Met 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of GP Met 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.<BR>Use of GP Met 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.

Liver

GP Met 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of GP Met 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.<BR>Use of GP Met 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.

Alcohol

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with GP Met 5mg Tablet.

Pregnancy

GP Met 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

GP Met 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.<BR>Monitoring of the breastfed infants blood glucose is advisable during maternal therapy with GP Met 5mg Tablet

Driving

Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

GP Met 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of GP Met 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.<BR>Use of GP Met 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.

Liver

GP Met 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of GP Met 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.<BR>Use of GP Met 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease. These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels which may become normal after a long time.