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

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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.
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