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Glyburide-Metformin

glyburide-metformin
Glyburide and metformin is a combination of two oral diabetes medicines that help control blood sugar levels. Glyburide and metformin is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Glyburide and metformin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
glyburide-metformin
DRUG TYPE
antidiabetic combinations

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You should not use this medicine if you have severe kidney disease, if you also take bosentan (Tracleer), or if you have metabolic acidosis or diabetic ketoacidosis (call your doctor for treatment).

If you need to have any type of x-ray or CT scan using a dye that is injected into your veins, you may need to temporarily stop taking glyburide and metformin.

You may develop lactic acidosis, a dangerous build-up of lactic acid in your blood. Call your doctor or get emergency medical help if you have unusual muscle pain, trouble breathing, stomach pain, dizziness, feeling cold, or feeling very weak or tired.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Glucovance tablet 2.5 mg-500 mg5 mg-500 mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Glyburide-Metformin tablet 1.25 mg-250 mg2.5 mg-500 mg5 mg-500 mg

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