Glimepiride vs Glyburide

Glimepiride
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Glyburide
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Glimepiride is a diabetes medication.
Glyburide is a diabetes medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
3.3
Concern level
1.8
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
2.1
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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October 6, 2005
August 29, 1995
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
3,482 Discussions
11,955 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Diabetes
Glimepiride is prescribed for Type 2 Diabetes and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
Glyburide is prescribed for Type 2 Diabetes and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Gestational Diabetes, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Gli
Hypoglycemia
10
Weight Loss
8
Weight Gain
6
Nausea
4
Hyperglycemia
4
Dizziness
3
Insulin Resistance
2
Diarrhea
2
Allergy
2
Tiredness
2
Gly
Hypoglycemia
8
Weight Gain
6
Weight Loss
6
Nausea
2
Allergy
2
Tiredness
1
Headaches
1
Shaking
1
Diarrhea
1
Dizziness
1
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Weight Loss
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6
Weight Gain
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Gly
6
6
Nausea
Gli
Gly
4
2
Hyperglycemia
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Gly
4
0
Dizziness
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Gly
3
1
Insulin Resistance
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2
0
Diarrhea
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1
Allergy
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2
2
Tiredness
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1
Hypoglycemia
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8
10
Weight Gain
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Gli
6
6
Weight Loss
Gly
Gli
6
8
Nausea
Gly
Gli
2
4
Allergy
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Gli
2
2
Tiredness
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Gli
1
2
Headaches
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1
0
Shaking
Gly
Gli
1
0
Diarrhea
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Gli
1
2
Dizziness
Gly
Gli
1
3
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Glimepiride during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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Various and unpredictable reactions may occur when taken with alcohol. These can vary from mild flushing to severe low blood sugar. Adverse reactions such as facial flushing, sweating, nausea, vomiting, palpitations, low blood pressure and headache (Disulfiram-like reaction) has occurred when alcohol is taken while on chlorpropamide.
Various and unpredictable reactions may occur when taken with alcohol. These can vary from mild flushing to severe low blood sugar. Adverse reactions such as facial flushing, sweating, nausea, vomiting, palpitations, low blood pressure and headache (Disulfiram-like reaction) has occurred when alcohol is taken while on chlorpropamide.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 1 mg, 2 mg, 4 mg
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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Do not consume alcohol while taking this drug because it can cause low blood sugar.
Do not consume alcohol while taking this drug because it can cause low blood sugar.
Ingredients
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Glimepiride
Glyburide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Glimepiride and Glyburide: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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