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Glimepiride and metformin hydrochloride, what group of drug and what purpose does it used?

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Dr. Thomas Knecht answered

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Hi. Metformin is an insulin sensitizer and predominantly works at the liver to increase sensitivity to your own insulin (or exogenous insulin) to reduce the release of sugar from your liver into the blood. Glimepiride stimulates the release of insulin from your pancreas (insulin secretogogue). The 2 drugs are synergistic together. They may or may not control your diabetes. Good control is the goal

Answered Jul 13, 2014

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