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Active Ingredients:glimepiride (glim-epi-RIDE)
Tell your doctor or pharmacist as soon as possible if you do not feel well while you are taking Amaryl.
Amaryl helps most people with diabetes, but it may have unwanted side effects in a few people.
All medicines can have side effects. Sometimes they are serious, most of the time they are not. You may need medical treatment if you get some of the side effects.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist to answer any questions you may have.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any of the following and they worry you:
- signs of hypoglycaemia, which may include weakness, trembling or shaking, sweating, light-headedness, headache, Dizziness, lack of concentration, tearfulness or crying, irritability, hunger and numbness around the lips and fingers
- eye problems, including blurred or double vision
- stomach upset including Nausea (feeling sick) and vomiting
- diarrhoea, abdominal pain or a feeling of fullness in the stomach
Tell your doctor immediately or go to Accident and Emergency at your nearest hospital if you notice any of the following:
- rash, sores, redness or itching of the skin, itchy hives-like rash or spots
- symptoms of sunburn such as redness, itching, swelling or blistering which may occur more quickly than normal
- bleeding or bruising more easily than normal, or reddish or purplish blotches under the skin
- yellowing of the skin or eyes, also called jaundice
- signs of frequent or worrying infections, such as Fever, severe chills, sore throat or mouth ulcers
- signs of Anaemia, such as tiredness, being short of breath and looking pale.
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you notice anything that is making you feel unwell.
Other side effects not listed above may occur in some people.
Do not be alarmed by this list of possible side effects.
You may not experience any of them.