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My grandfather has been prescribed diabeta (glyburide)? anything to know?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
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 can sometime cause hypoglycemia.If you skip a meal , exercise too long, drink alcohol, or are under stress.
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it belongs to a family of diabetes meds called sulfonylureas, which are photosensitizers (so avoid prolonged sun exposure without protection) & can cause allergic reactions in people allergic to sulfa drugs.
May 28, 2012

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