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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Diabetes medication: Used with diet and exercise to help control blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes. It is an antidiabetic drug in a class of medications known a ... Read More
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
A sulfonylurea: A drug to treat diabetes by stimulating beta cell to produce/secrete more insulin but works no matter what blood sugar is- thus high rate hypoglyce ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
DIABETA-GLYBURIDE: Diabeta (glyburide) is a Glyburide generic name, it is used to treat type 2 diabetes along with diet and exercise.It brings the blood sugar down and c ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Same family: Hi. Glyburide is a second generation sulfonylurea and glimepiride is a 3rd generation. They work at the same receptors on the beta cell (the pancreati ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Diabetes: Either glyburide or glimepiride can be prescribed for management of diabetes. There may be a cost difference in your favor or you doctor may have a go ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Similar mechanisms: Hi. Glyburide & glimepiride (& glipizide & others in the sulfonylurea class, for that matter) all work by the same mechanism to stimulate ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
It would be prudent : For you to have a vascular exam. Diabetics more so than non diabetics get blockages in circulation from the knees to the ankles. You need to have at ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Titus Duncan
42 years experience Bariatrics
Not many: Glyburide is a sulfonourea (it forces your pancreas to produce more insulin). Metformin does three things... It helps your Insulin work better by mak ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
JANUVIA (sitagliptin): Onglyza, byetta, victoza, (liraglutide) etc. Plenty of choices.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
32 years experience Endocrinology
Diabetes pill.: Diabeta is a brand of the medication glyburide. It is an effective treatment for type 2 diabetes. It is available as generic Glyburide (lower in cos ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Type 2 diabetes: This is an older sulfoaurea medication used for type 2 diabetes.

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