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Glimepiride and metformin hydrochloride which group of drug are they in and what are their purposes?

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Dr. Joseph Tibaldi
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Treat Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition where Insulin does not work well and there is insufficient insulin.
Metformin works to overcome some of the Insulin resistance and reduce excessive glucose production from the liver. Glimepiride works on the cells that make Insulin to augment Insulin deficiency and both together lower blood sugar.

In brief: Treat Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition where Insulin does not work well and there is insufficient insulin.
Metformin works to overcome some of the Insulin resistance and reduce excessive glucose production from the liver. Glimepiride works on the cells that make Insulin to augment Insulin deficiency and both together lower blood sugar.
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