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What is glimepiride?

Glimepiride is a drug that is used to treat symptoms of Type 2 diabetes. It is to be taken orally with food. The drug helps people with diabetes maintain appropriate blood sugar levels. Glimepiride may cause nausea, a mild side effect, and it may also cause more severe side effects that need to be reported to a doctor. Glimepiride is meant to be used with, not instead of, a healthy diet and exercise.

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