Glimepiride is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. This medication helps your body respond better to insulin produced by your pancreas. Glimepiride is used together with diet and exercise to treat type 2 diabetes. Insulin or other diabetes medicines are sometimes used in combination with glimepiride if needed. Glimepiride may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
When combined with diet and exercise, Amaryl is used to treat type 2 diabetes. In addition, Insulin or other diabetes medicines are sometimes used in combination with Amaryl if needed. Before taking Amaryl, it is important to tell your doctor if you are suffering from certain conditions as kidney diseases or if you are allergic to sulfa drugs.