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Please describe the medication: glyburide?

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: 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 hypoglycemia-low blood sugar; and weight gain significantly increased risk of adverse cardiovascular events amer assoc of clinical endocrinology recommends it be "used rarely, if at all" incretins much safer;no hypoglycemic risk if used without Insulin or su.

In brief: 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 hypoglycemia-low blood sugar; and weight gain significantly increased risk of adverse cardiovascular events amer assoc of clinical endocrinology recommends it be "used rarely, if at all" incretins much safer;no hypoglycemic risk if used without Insulin or su.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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Dr. Michael Dansie
Family Medicine

In brief: 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 as sulfonylureas, closely related to sulfa drugs.

In brief: 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 as sulfonylureas, closely related to sulfa drugs.
Dr. Michael Dansie
Dr. Michael Dansie
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