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Brand Name(s): Diabeta; Glynase; Micronase
CAS nš: 10238-21-8
(glye' byoor ide)

What is Glyburide?

Glyburide is in a class of drugs called sulfonylureas. It is used to help control blood sugar levels.

Moreover, glyburide is used to treat type 2 (noninsulin-dependent) diabetes (formerly known as 'adult-onset'), particularly in people whose diabetes cannot be controlled by diet alone.
Glyburide manages to lower blood sugar levels by stimulating the pancreas to secrete insulin and helping the body use insulin efficiently. The pancreas must produce insulin for this medication to work. Glyburide is not used to treat type 1 (insulin-dependent) diabetes (formerly 'juvenile-onset').

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