Getformin (Glimepiride + Metformin HCl) is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes.

Type 2 diabetes is a condition where the body doesn’t make enough insulin, or the insulin that it makes doesn’t work properly.

This can cause high blood sugar levels, whose diabetes is not adequately controlled with glimepiride or metformin HCl alone.

Or for those patients who have initially responded to glimepiride or metformin HCl alone and require additional glycemic control.

Available as:

This medicine is available in the form of Tablets

  • 1MG + 500MG Blister Pack of 30’s.
  • 2MG + 500MG Blister Pack of 30’s.


Each film-coated tablet contains:

Glimepiride USP 2mg.

Metformin HCl USP 500mg.


  • Hypoglycemia may occur if the patient’s dietary intake is reduced.
  • Hypoglycemic symptoms can be reduced by prescribing a diabetic meal plan.
  • Immediate intervention should be done if signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia occur.
  • Adjust dose of drug according to blood and urinary glucose levels during the first few months.
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Getformin is contraindicated in

  • Patients with known hypersensitivity to sulfonylurea or biguanide.
  • Insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus.
  • Renal or hepatic failure.
  • Alcoholism.
  • Diabetic pre-coma and coma.
  • Patients undergoing surgery, after severe trauma or during infections.
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
  • Coronary heart disease, cardiac failure


An overdosage of Glimepiride can produce severe hypoglycemia.

Mild episodes of hypoglycemia can be treated with oral glucose.

Metformin HCl: A large overdose of Metformin HCl may lead to lactic acidosis.


  • Store at 25°C (Excursions permitted between 15°C-30°C).
  • Protect from sunlight and moisture.
  • The expiration date refers to the product correctly stored at the required conditions.

Note: Keep out of reach of children.

Manufacture by Getz Pharma Pakistan Pvt Ltd.

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By: Muzammil Rajpoot