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  1. High Blood Sugars
    ... 130 and 180. His A1C was 7.6. The dr has now added Amaryl and he is on 2 mg in the morning and 3 mg in the evening...
    ... seems to be working. Am i right to think that the amaryl my friend takes is more or less fast acting, as in ... and his bs is say 150 at night then he takes 3mg of Amaryl in the eveing before bed his sugar goes down, then ... spikes in the morning. Is Amaryl the only drug?? Seems this is causing the problem...
    ... seems to be working. Am i right to think that the amaryl my friend takes is more or less fast acting, as in ... and his bs is say 150 at night then he takes 3mg of Amaryl in the eveing before bed his sugar goes down, then ... spikes in the morning. Is Amaryl the only drug?? Seems this is causing the problem ... getting nuts about this and feels defeated. Did the Amaryl make his morning levels better, worst or no difference ... was under the impression they were bad before the Amaryl . I also did a quick search on Amaryl and it says...
    ... was then only on metformin. Then the dr added the amaryl , first 2mg,in morning with metformin, then added ... the eveing also. SO now its 1000 metformin and 2 mg amaryl in the AM and 1000 metorfin and 3mg amaryl in PM. ... havent changed much at all. EXCEPT when he takes the amaryl in the morning if he doesnt eat enough carbs his bs...
    ... was then only on metformin. Then the dr added the amaryl , first 2mg,in morning with metformin, then added ... the eveing also. SO now its 1000 metformin and 2 mg amaryl in the AM and 1000 metorfin and 3mg amaryl in PM. ... havent changed much at all. EXCEPT when he takes the amaryl in the morning if he doesnt eat enough carbs his bs ... is 170 or 180 that big a deal? If he is taking Amaryl at night, maybe it is causing him to go low and bounce ... previously. I thought his bad numbers were before the Amaryl . I think he really owes it to himself to test at 2...
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  2. Can you start cycling high fasting bg for no reason?
    ... through "cycles" of adjustment to the intake of your Amaryl . One of the mechanisms the body has is that the ... readings are lower. Particularly if you take your Amaryl early, and don't eat for a couple of hours, then take ... ago. However, at 2 hours past when he ate it, the Amaryl he took at the same time he ate the waffle may reduce ... his 1-1/2 hour rise to 225..... and, the residual Amaryl is continuously coming out of his fatty tissues and...

  3. Pills Question
    ... Amaryl is a medication which is typically taken in the morning ... this because the liver produces glucose overnight. Amaryl is also a medication which "stores itself" in fatty...

  4. Glucose up at night
    ... when the sugar load is there. Some drugs, like amaryl , are very quick-acting, being at maximum plasma concentrati...
    ... when the sugar load is there. Some drugs, like amaryl , are very quick-acting, being at maximum plasma concentrati...
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  5. newly diagnosed and new to this board
    ... and we'll start insulin (lantus 15-20 units in a.m., amaryl 2 mg in a.m. and 2 mg. pm, if BG is >150 at 3 or 5...
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  6. Extremely frustrated!
    ... increased blood sugars, I was given 1 mg. glimeperide ( Amaryl ) to take once a day and told to test my blood sugar...
    ... autoimmune situation, she wanted me to add one milligram of Amaryl (now I'll take a total of 2) rather than use Metformin...
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  7. How many pill are too much
    ... that it was 6.8 before the janumet, but I did go off amaryl because I landed in the hospital with hypoglycemia...
    ... Having said that, however, if you stopped taking the amaryl because of hypoglycemic events, you may not want to ... recommend that if you go on insulin or back on the amaryl , that you test more often so that you can determine...
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  8. Diabetes and ADHD
    ... But my doctor switched me over to Metformin and then Amaryl and since then I've experienced sudden chest pains...
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  9. Help! Can't stop losing weight!!
    ... again (151lbs.). I told my Dr. about this and he added Amaryl to the Metformin and Actos because that had been the...
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  10. Am I a diabetic or still Pre?
    ... presented my Doctor took me off of that, I now take 4mg of Amaryl and 500mg of Metformin twice daily, and I give myself...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Avandia Metformin

  11. Actos/Avandia Someone please give information
    ... I take amaryl , advantia, januvia and lantus (insulin). My doctor...
    ... [QUOTE=CtRich;3166239]I take amaryl , advantia, januvia and lantus (insulin). My doctor...
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  12. insulin pumps
    ... s) and having them purchase diabetic supplies and Amaryl instead....

  13. A question about timing of glucose testing
    ... pushes your blood sugar up, so I was given 1 mg. of Amaryl . All of those medications are working just fine for ... me. I will have to stay on Amaryl as long as I'm on prednisone, which my rheumatologist...
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  14. Is This Possible?
    ... I am taking amaryl twice a day. I work 2nd shift so I stay up until...

  15. Morning HIghs
    ... Taking 4 mg Amaryl in the morn and 2 mg at 4 pm. Sugars are so high ... until after 1 pm also. Then it starts to drop. Is Amaryl a slow acting med? I think it is not working for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  16. Please help Anyone on Exenatidet or Byetta?
    ... Mum has also stopped lantus but is still on her amaryl tablet and metformin. Her INR has dropped a bit so...
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  17. Help my numbers wont go down with my insulin!
    ... call your doctor mine was like that they added amaryl a pill to it better controll for me...

  18. New Diabetic - sugar too low
    ... same side effects she took me off them and put me on amaryl 4 mg generic is glimepiride and i havent had any puffyness...
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  19. avandia
    ... I am now off of it--only two weeks now. I'm on Amaryl , which does NOT cause weight gain!! corgi...
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  20. New med's
    ... Avandaryl seems like an odd one. It's Avandia and Amaryl in a combo pill. It sounds like you are already taking...
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  21. Diabetes type 1.5 wondering some things...
    ... 150 lbs. Strictly treated with oral meds 2.0mg of amaryl and 500mg of metformin a day. I've seen numbers anywhere...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  22. Has Anyone Lost Weight?
    ... just stopped the sugars and takes SOME Actos and Amaryl (which weren't working) and the 2 formulas above....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos

  23. need of help drastically
    ... just stopped the sugars and takes SOME Actos and Amaryl (which weren't working) and the 2 formulas above....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos

  24. Byetta Feedback?
    ... readings. Byetta has done a better job than Glucophage or Amaryl ever did. I was so hoping for the added benefit of...
    ... readings. Byetta has done a better job than Glucophage or Amaryl ever did. I was so hoping for the added benefit of...
    ... so severely that he refused to continue with it. On Amaryl and Actos his readings were 200-300 anyway with drinking...
    ... weight with no exercise. He takes a Little Actos, Amaryl (dangerous, IMO), bitter melon and fenugreek. Do a...
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  25. blurring vision
    ... Hi Molly: Yes I take Amaryl twice a day. I used to take Metformin but had to quit ... because of bowel problems. Amaryl does not work as good. My sugar goes above 12 if I ... exercise for 2 years. Metformin for 2 years and now Amaryl ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  26. Insulin Dosage
    ... take 50 units of novolg at breakfast and a 4 mg of amaryl alo at breakfast and 60 units of nl at dinner and ... a 4mg amaryl im now having to many low sugars...

  27. Amaryl users
    ... are the fasting results. Your doc can titrate the Amaryl up to 8 mg daily if he/she thinks that is wise within ... doctor may want to try one of these in combination with Amaryl ....
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  28. Question About Blood Glucose Numbers
    ... is also in DBcare. And half his meds of Actos and Amaryl which led him to have a glucose of 250....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos

  29. Starting Metformen
    ... and the bowel problems never subsided. Now I am on Amaryl with no problems, but I do think Metformin works better...
    ... stomach issues I wanted it GONE! The dr. then put me on amaryl ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  30. Metformin, how long ??
    ... Metformin works pretty quick. Not like Actos, or Amaryl that take a few days to a few weeks. You should see...
    ... know. My sugars were good while on it, but now am on Amaryl and not so go:) od....
    ... know. My sugars were good while on it, but now am on Amaryl and not so go:) od. I have taken metformin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos Metformin

  31. Licensed Dietician???
    ... researching, is bitter melon. He has been on Actos and Amaryl but neither have had the effects , the fast effects...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos

  32. Bitter Melon and Diabetes Success
    ... diagnosed seven years ago. His glucose had been 200-215 on Amaryl and Actos and the doctor said he has to take insulin...
    ... diagnosed seven years ago. His glucose had been 200-215 on Amaryl and Actos and the doctor said he has to take insulin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actos

  33. insulin resistance vs. prediabetes
    ... his doctor diagnoses him with diabetes, prescribes Amaryl , and tells him to come back in 3 months. His insulin...

  34. Diabetes
    ... the pancrease output more insulin. My first dose of Amaryl was to be 2 mg. As I started to take it I decided ... about normal. As for comparing mg of Glucotrol to Amaryl I have no idea as numbers could be counted in different ... Interestingly, with me, Metformin alone nor Amaryl alone works. But with both I get results keeping...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glucotrol Metformin

  35. I cannot get this thing in line.
    ... that could be your problem. I take Metformin and Amaryl . Neither drug alone is adequate. My guess is that...
    ... the scan you might want to check that out. I take Amaryl which is in the same class of meds as glipazide. ... a few days before the scan trying to increase the Amaryl and decrease the Metformin. I could not make it work...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  36. Cinnamon Question
    ... By the way, the drug you are taking, Amaryl , stimulates the pancreas to make insulin. So the pharmacist...
    ... accidentally hit the send button. I also take Amaryl with the Metformin. Neither drug alone works well ... my labs I am not insulin resistant. The amount of Amaryl that I need changes from week to week or month to ... That will probably drastically cut the amount of Amaryl needed. There are other positive elements to it....
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  37. Emergency Room
    ... swelling. I came home from the hospital with 4mg of amaryl . my feet are still swelling. I also have an abnormal...
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  38. Not feeling right for the past week
    ... been about 10 months ago..I started on meds. I take Amaryl (Glimepiride) 4 mg in the AM..and Glucophage)metformin1000...
    ... cut back on the Lantus and just add another dose of Amaryl in the evening, although frankly, if your blood sugars...
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  39. Glipizide Question
    ... to know is Glipizide quicker, shorter life than Amaryl . I take Starlix for a bolus and it works well with...
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  40. Bolus or Basal first?
    ... I am on Amaryl , Glucophage and Starlix. It appears likely that I...
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  41. Lantus
    ... Lantus with oral meds (Actos, Glucophage, and was on Amaryl ) and I have not found that all of these are helping...
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  42. Anyone Diagnosed Type 1 Over Age 35?
    ... not control I added Actos. Still problems so added Amaryl and Starlix, a quick short lived medication to cover...
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  43. Metformin XL
    ... ride so now I take 1x1000mg twice a day plus 1x4mg Amaryl twice daily. My BG's have been in the 85 - 120 range...
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  44. I'm getting frustrated....
    ... couple days. When he did that..he said decrease my amaryl in the AM to 2 mg instead of 4mg. So I take 2 mg ... . of Amaryl in the AM...and 1000 mg. glucophage in the evening ... day it's fine..but I have a feeling decreasing the amaryl in the AM. is going to have my blood sugar run high...
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  45. Dawn phenomenon or gastroparesis?
    ... morning? I'm still all new at this. P.S. I take amaryl in the AM. Was taking 4 mg..now dr. says take only...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glucophage Lantus

  46. Taking insulin shots now..and it was scarey
    ... units in the evening. Plus still having to take my amaryl in the A.M. and glucophage in the evening....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glucophage Lantus

  47. A question about increasing my meds...
    ... no change really. So now the dr. has increased my amaryl (glimepiride) from 4 mg to 6 mg in the evening. I also ... fine. P.S. to clarify things..I only increased my amaryl last night....
    ... wouldn't it? So...should I give this higher dosage of amaryl ...a week..a couple days..two weeks..how long to see...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Glucophage Metformin

  48. Blood sugar is too high in the A.M.
    ... the exact same problem that you have. I take 4mg of amaryl twice per day and 1000 mg of glucophage. 500 in the...
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  49. do diabetes meds make it harder to lose weight?
    ... Hi Everyone, me again! Okay, does anyone know if amaryl can cause weight gain??? Any info appreciated! Thanks...
    ... I cannot speak to the amaryl situation. I do know that when I started taking metformin...
    ... I take amaryl , advantia and lantus. I understand advantia causes...
    ... i take amaryl added it to my novolog havent gained any lost 5 pounds...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin Lantus novolog

  50. Blood sugars controlled, but gaining weight????
    ... doctor put me on metphormin. Okay, so I take 4mg of amaryl twice a day, and metformin 500mg twice a day. I have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  51. Symlin Question
    ... under 200 and always 200 and up to 305. im taking amaryl 4mgs before lunch and dinner. just started 100 units...
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  52. I give up/What to eat?/What does it matter?
    ... are high. I am currently taking Byetta, Lantus, and Amaryl . I have tried almost all of the oral pills and I...
    ... taking it anyway. The Byetta helps a little. The Amaryl helps a little, and I guess the Lantus is working...
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  53. Byetta User's
    ... breakfast, but it finally subsided. I was taking amaryl , but my doctor took me off before starting byetta...
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  54. just wondering how many units of novolog others take before each meal???
    ... also take 75 units of lantus a night and take 4 mgs amaryl twice a day before meals. thanks...
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  55. Byetta anyone...
    ... nausea. My status is type 2 and I'm currently on amaryl and hoping to decrease my fasting blood sugars which...
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  56. Vision problems
    ... probably have to increase my meds in the evening. I take amaryl . I am assuming you are controlling yours with diet...

  57. Another question...
    ... breakfast. I am thinking I probably need to increase my amaryl dosage in the evening..before bedtime. Should I wait...

  58. Just got back from vacation, and I didn't behave
    ... finding out I was diabetic back in September. I take amaryl ..twice a day....

  59. Amaryl
    ... diagnosed with diabetes..about a month ago. I'm taking Amaryl ...2 mg in the morning..and 2 mg. at night. The pharmacist ... s..but since then it's dropped..thank goodness. Amaryl works with the pancreas. it helps your body produce...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Metformin

  60. My blood sugar spikes in the A.M.
    ... blood sugar can go up. So..he has me taking 1/2 pill ( Amaryl ) at night. That's 1 mg. It hasn't dropped it. I ... takes time to get my body use to it? I take 2 mg of amaryl with breakfast..and it seems to drop my blood sugar ... wake up, eat as soon as possible after taking your Amaryl . Metformin works with your liver and Amaryl works ... actually better for your fasting blood sugar. I have Amaryl at 5pm, a half hour before eating, a half an apple...
    ... cinnamin pills..and Shesgg..thanks for the info on the amaryl (Glimepiride) and Glucophage (Metformin). So one works ... I'm on both now, btw. I take 4 mg in the A.M. of amaryl ..and 4 mg in the evening too...plus 500 mg of glucophage...
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  61. Drinking Help Please
    ... . I am type 2 on Lantus, Byetta, Glucophage and Amaryl . Kat...
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  62. Anyone Taking Byetta Yet?
    ... down to 75 units of lantus. i also take 2 4mgs of amaryl daily. i have only been taking one byetta shot a day...
    ... down to 75 units of lantus. i also take 2 4mgs of amaryl daily. i have only been taking one byetta shot a day ... to reduce the insulin resistance, like Metformin? Amaryl simply stimulates your pancreas to produce more insulin...
    ... to reduce the insulin resistance, like Metformin? Amaryl simply stimulates your pancreas to produce more insulin...
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  63. What to eat...
    ... cholesterol was dangerously high. My doctor put me on Amaryl for the diabetes and other meds for the cholesterol ... , and surprisingly, I did. It turns out that Amaryl is distantly related to Sulpha drugs, which I have...

  64. Can insulins cause mood swings? Please help!
    ... trying various meds. He’s tried orals (Metformin, Amaryl , Avandia) that didn’t bring his blood sugar down...
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  65. Strange Phenomena - Lower Amaryl, Lower FBG?
    ... will make glucose if your levels go too low. The amaryl dose may have been too much for you after your change ... glucose in response (ie higher am blood glucose). Amaryl does not slow down the liver production of glucose...

  66. Going off of insulin
    ... dL, with a total 143 m/dL cholesterol. I once took Amaryl after diagnosis with a fasting glucose of 348 mg/dL...

  67. High blood pressure medication?
    ... first medication that I reduced then came off of was Amaryl for diabetes. That took only 2 months to reduce ... whole 15 min each day! A month later, I was off of Amaryl completely, right around when I hit 190 lbs. I was...
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  68. What are normal blood sugar levels?
    ... my fasting was at that level, I was on medication ( Amaryl in that case) and I certainly had insulin resistance...
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  69. advantia side effects
    ... I too took avandia couple yrs back, along with amaryl , and glucophage. I think i was over medicated. Then...
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  70. Got to Share
    ... never tried Glucvance(sp?) but i've tried glucophage, amaryl , avandia and i prefer humalog and lantus to the pills...
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  71. A1C = 6.0, Dr. Just Prescribed Insulin
    ... I have lost 70 lbs. My doctor put me on 4mg of Amaryl which he cut in half after I had daily episodes of ... and lower. When the doctor switched me to 2mg of Amaryl , my A1C was 5.4. Now, I'm seeing a new doctor ... mg of glipizide at night (in addition to my 2mg of Amaryl in the morning). If that doesn't bring down my morning...
    ... Hi! i was taking the amaryl for awhile. I also took glucophage but could not...
    ... keeping my blood sugar down taking only the 2 mg of Amaryl and severely changing the way I eat. Are these morning...
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  72. New Type II diabetic/Help/ How many tried to just manage diet or added oral medicine?
    ... with fastings of 328 and 348 mg/dL. I went on 2 g Amaryl , maintained my weight at 225 lbs or so. I didn't...

  73. Explain tight control?
    ... through 7-8 weeks of intolerable symptoms on medication ( Amaryl ) and a "diabetic diet" (from an RD). The meds were...
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  74. I started taking Lantus today
    ... on glucatrol, actos, avandia, now taking 4 mgs of amaryl twice a day and was on metformin 500 mgs 3 times a...
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  75. Would someone explain this to me please ???
    ... by increasing pancreatic secretion of insulin (e.g. Amaryl ), then what is normally happening is just an extension...
    ... for triglycerides (and low HDL). I was prescribed Amaryl and used that to keep my HbA1c at 6.2-7.2%, and proceeded...
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