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  • Glimepiride OD Tablets 1 mg TOWA : 100 tablets
  • Glimepiride OD Tablets 1 mg TOWA : 100 tablets
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Glimepiride OD Tablets 1 mg TOWA : 100 tablets

Sale Price:US$35.00

Warehouse Japan1
Manufacturer Towa Pharmaceutical
Brand Towa Pharmaceutical
JAN Code ---
GS1 14987155109105
Ingredient Code 3961008
Shipping Schedule 5-8 working days after payment confirmation


This medicine mainly acts on the pancreas to promote secretion of insulin.
It is usually used in the treatment of type II diabetes mellitus.


100 tablets


pale red tablet with split line, diameter: 6.0 mm, thickness: 2.8 mm

Active Ingredients



This medicine mainly acts on the pancreas to promote secretion of insulin.
It is usually used in the treatment of type II diabetes mellitus.


In general, start with taking 1/2 to 1 tablet (0.5 to 1 mg of the active ingredient) at a time, once to twice daily, in the morning or in the morning and evening, before or after meal. The maintenance dose is 1 to 4 tablets (1 to 4 mg) daily in general and the dosage may be adjusted as necessary, however, the maximum daily dose is restricted to 6 tablets (6 mg). Strictly follow the instructions.
This medicine is orally disintegrating tablet. Take this medicine in either of the following ways:
(1) Take this medicine with water or warm water as you do an ordinary tablet.
(2) Moisten the tablet with saliva on your tongue and crush it lightly with your tongue, then swallow it with saliva. However, never take the tablet without water when you are in a lying position.
If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.


If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines or foods.
If you have: ketosis, diabetic coma or precoma, insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus, hepatic disorder, renal disorder, infection, injury or gastrointestinal disorder such as diarrhea and vomiting.
If you are in the pre/postoperative period.
If you cannot take sufficient meal due to a cold, etc.
If you are pregnant, possibly pregnant or breastfeeding.
If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)
Pay close attention to yourself when you are engaged in dangerous works such as working at heights and driving a car. If you develop hypoglycemia, it may lead to an accident.
Carry a card stating that you are a patient with diabetes with you.
Carry sugar or glucose in preparing for hypoglycemia. If you are taking this medicine concomitantly with an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor (acarbose, voglibose, etc.), take glucose in case of any hypoglycemic symptoms occur.


The most commonly reported adverse reactions include hypoglycemia, hypoglycemic symptoms, nausea, diarrhea and dizziness. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.

feelings of weakness, intense hunger, sweating[hypoglycemic symptoms]
anemic symptoms (fatigability, general malaise, palpitation, etc.), fever, reddish brown urine[hemolytic anemia]
throat pain, headache, high fever associated with chilliness and shivering[agranulocytosis]
anemic symptoms (general malaise, palpitation, etc.), bleeding tendency (nasal bleeding, etc.), fever[pancytopenia, thrombocytopenia]
general malaise, loss of appetite, yellowing in skin and white of eyes[hepatic dysfunction, jaundice]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.