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Glimepiride vs. Glyburide for Diabetes

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Glimepiride

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Other Names: Amaryl

Glyburide

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Other Names: Micronase   Diabeta
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 2,244 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 9,654 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Sally
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Lisinopril and dosage
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Glimepiride VERY serious headaches
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What patients are saying about Glimepiride vs. Glyburide

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glimepiride is the best of the sulfonylurea's though. it's...
glimepiride is the best of the sulfonylurea's though. ...to glyburide (the most commonly prescribed sulf). Sulf's are some of the oldest oral diabetes meds around but can still be very helpful to...
Glyburide made me hypo,Glimepiride made me hypo, Glipizide...
...great improvement to the sulfonylureas. Glyburide made me hypo,Glimepiride made me hypo, Glipizide instaneous release made me hypo.Glipizide ER works ...good control and not one hypo episode...
glimepiride has worked very well for me for...
...but I take glimepiride not glyburide.  However, they are the same class of diabetic meds (Sulfonylureas). While glimepiride has worked very well for me for a ...first low on glimepiride, and I q...
to propoganda, glimepiride doesn't cause weight gain...
...Regarding the sulfonylurea drugs,glyburide is pretty good but glimepiride is better.Glimepiride is the \"mose ...years old.According to propoganda, glimepiride doesn't cause weight gain and...
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,...
I used to take glyburide, but insurance won't cover it....
glimepiride I just started taking it ...Anyone else taking it. I used to take glyburide, but insurance won't cover it. Any input would be...
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...
U.S are glimepiride, glyburide (glibenclamide), glipizide....
...is the US simular to diamicron? Diamicrom is gliclazide, a second generation ...are available in U.S are glimepiride, glyburide (glibenclamide), glipizide. Discuss your o...
et.al. It makes no sense...
...A doctor who knows enough to stop the sulfonylurea drug when he ...then show they're still taking glipizide/gliburide/glimepiride/glyburide/gliclazide, et.al. It makes no sense...
are secound generation of SULFONYLUREASE...
  43.BB Glyburide,Glimiperide,Glipizide are secound generation of SULFONYLUREASE that close potasium ion channels in beta cell...
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