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How should I take glimepiride?

Glimepiride is to be taken orally. You should take the drug in pill form at around the same time every morning with a meal and a glass of water. You should only take as much glimepiride as your doctor prescribes. While your doctor might change your dose depending on your response or other conditions, you should not attempt to change your dose on your own.

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