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Glimepiride vs Glyburide

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Other name: Amaryl (Amaryl)
Other name: Micronase (Micronase)
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Glimepiride is a medium-to-long acting sulfonylurea anti-diabetic drug. It is marketed as Amaryl by Sanofi-Aventis and GLIMY by Dr.Reddy's Labs. Glimepiride is the first third-generation sulfonylurea, and is very potent.It is sometimes class...
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Glibenclamide (International Nonproprietary Name), also known as glyburide (United States Adopted Name), is an antidiabetic drug in a class of medications known as sulfonylureas, closely related to sulfa drugs. It was developed in 1966 in a coopera...
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About Glimepiride
Glimepiride is a medium-to-long acting sulfonylurea anti-diabetic drug. It is marketed as Amaryl by Sanofi-Aventis and GLIMY by Dr.Reddy's Labs. Glimepiride is the first third-generation sulfonylurea, and is very potent.It is sometimes class...
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About Glyburide
Glibenclamide (International Nonproprietary Name), also known as glyburide (United States Adopted Name), is an antidiabetic drug in a class of medications known as sulfonylureas, closely related to sulfa drugs. It was developed in 1966 in a coopera...
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glimepiride is the best of the sulfonylurea's though. it's...
" glimepiride is the best of the sulfonylurea's though. ...fewer hypo's compared to glyburide (the most commonly prescribed sulf). Sulf's are some of the oldest oral diabetes meds around but can still be... "

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that I had to take Glimepiride instead of Glyburide because...
" \"I was on Glyburide and Januvia for a long time. Then my insurance company decided that I had to take Glimepiride instead of Glyburide because it works better. I have notic... "

ide made me hypo,Glimepiride made me hypo, Glipizide instane...
" ...a great improvement to the sulfonylureas. Glyburide made me hypo,Glimepiride made me hypo, Glipizide instaneous release made me hypo.Glipizide ER works well ...with Metformin-very good control and... "

While glimepiride has worked very well for me for a...
" ...help you, but I take glimepiride not glyburide. However, they are the same ...of diabetic meds (Sulfonylureas). While glimepiride has worked very well for me for a lot of ...had my first low on glimepiride,... "

FBSI am prescribed with Glimepiride 2mg daily. It drops m...
" ...jump in A1C and FBS I am prescribed with Glimepiride 2mg daily. It drops my BG quiet a lot ...with dinner (instead of 2mg at once). difference between glyburide and glimepiride... "

ropoganda, glimepiride doesn't cause weight gain and i...
" Dan Regarding the sulfonylurea drugs,glyburide is pretty good but glimepiride is better.Glimepiride is the \"mose recentl ...10 years old.According to propoganda, glimepiride doesn't cause weight... "

still prescribed are Glyburide, Glipizide and Glimepiride....
" ...oral meds fall into this category, only those considered sulfonylureas. Most are no longer used, but those that are still prescribed are Glyburide, Glipizide and Glimepiride. Janis Roszler, RD,... "

used to take glyburide, but insurance won't cover it. Any...
" glimepiride I just started taking it a month ago. My ...Anyone else taking it. I used to take glyburide, but insurance won't cover it. Any input... "

can you switch to glimepiride?\") in the hospital...
" ...do I really care. I've seen my residents have to do enough moronic med adjustments (\"we don't stock glyburide, can you switch to glimepiride?\") in the hospital to have... "

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limepiride can be used with insulin and Glyburide c...
" What is the difference glimepiride and glyburide? Glimepiride... "

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