Amaryl® (glimepiride) belongs to a group of medications called sulfonylureas and is licensed to treat type 2 diabetes. This medication comes in the form of tablets and is generally taken once a day with breakfast. Generic versions of this medication are also available.
The dose of Amaryl you are prescribed will depend on several factors, including:
- Your age
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you are currently taking.
Make sure to take your Amaryl tabs (tablets) at the same time every day to maintain an even level in your blood. Do not take a double dose of this medication.
(Click Amaryl Dosage for a more in-depth look at how Amaryl tablets work to treat type 2 diabetes. This article provides general dosing guidelines, discusses the medication's use in children, and explores possible off-label uses.)