One of the best large retrospective studies looked at 584 women at Kaiser Per-manente Northern California and found that glyburide
was at least as effective as insulin in achieving glycemic control and resulted in similar birth weights in women with GDM who had failed diet therapy alone (Am.
was associated with higher neonatal birth weight (130.
In this experiment, 24 people with type II diabetes were treated either with mulberry extract or with glyburide
for 30 days.
Notably, among the 2,721 subjects with documented coronary artery disease (CAD), glipizide and glyburide
carried an increased overall mortality risk compared with metformin, but glimepiride did not, according to Dr.
In contrast, glipizide was associated with a 41 percent, and glyburide
with a 38 percent greater risk.
Sulfonylureas are widely used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and include glyburide
, gliclazide and tolbutamide.
The use of glyburide
is becoming more prevalent with the increasing number of women with diabetes.
The sulfonylurea class medications used were glipizide (45%), glyburide
(33%), glimepiride (20%), tolazamide (1%), and chlorpropamide (0.
2) Of related importance, severe hypoglycemia associated with combinations of ciprofloxacin and glyburide
has led to fatal events in some patients.
Last year, the California Health Department (one of the few government agencies that regularly tests supplements) found supplements that contained the diabetes drugs glyburide
Hahn said there were indications they had been injected with the drug Glyburide
, which lowers blood-sugar levels but can be legally prescribed only by physicians.
Two studies evaluated Onglyza 5 mg as a monotherapy in treatment-naove patients, while three studies evaluated Onglyza 5 mg as add-on therapy to other treatments including metformin, glyburide
and a thiazolidinedione.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its generic version of glyburide
Repaglinide achieved regression of carotid atherosclerosis (intima-media thickness) in 52% of patients versus 18% for glyburide
(P < 0.
I'm not minimizing the side effects of depression and suicidal ideation with rimonabant, but how much of a problem has an older drug like glyburide
had with hypoglycemic complications?