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Glibenclamide (Glyburide)

Glibenclamide (Glyburide) Information

Glibenclamide (Glyburide) Benefits & Uses

Glibenclamide (Glyburide) is used to treat the following -

  1. Diabetes Type 2 Primary
  2. Diabetes

Glibenclamide (Glyburide) Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Glibenclamide (Glyburide)

Glibenclamide (Glyburide)

Glibenclamide (Glyburide) Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Glibenclamide (Glyburide) is used -

  1. Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level)
  2. Nausea or vomiting
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  5. Indigestion Mild
  6. Increased appetite
  7. Weight gain
  8. Constipation Moderate
  9. Heartburn Mild
  10. Dyspepsia
  11. Maculopapular rash
  12. Urticaria
  13. Muscle Ache Mild
  14. Flushing
  15. Erythema
  16. Jaundice Moderate
  17. Hepatitis
  18. Increased Liver Enzymes

Glibenclamide (Glyburide) Related Warnings

Is the use of Glibenclamide (Glyburide) safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant womens are facing so much difficulty, after taking Glibenclamide (Glyburide). So strictly do not take without doctor advice.


Is the use of Glibenclamide (Glyburide) safe during breastfeeding?

Glibenclamide (Glyburide) should not be taken without first taking your doctor's advice, as it may severe side effects for breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Glibenclamide (Glyburide) on the Kidneys?

Effects of Glibenclamide (Glyburide) on kidney can be severe. It is not safe to use without doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Glibenclamide (Glyburide) on the Liver?

There may be severe side effects of Glibenclamide (Glyburide) on your liver. Do not take it unless a doctor says so.


What is the effect of Glibenclamide (Glyburide) on the Heart?

Very few cases of side effects of Glibenclamide (Glyburide) on heart have been reported.


Severe Interaction of Glibenclamide (Glyburide) with Other Drugs

Glibenclamide (Glyburide) should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Glibenclamide (Glyburide) Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Glibenclamide (Glyburide) unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Allergy
  2. Liver Disease
  3. Kidney Disease
  4. Porphyria
  5. Trauma
  6. Heart Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Glibenclamide (Glyburide)

Is this Glibenclamide (Glyburide) habit forming or addictive?

Forming a habit of Glibenclamide (Glyburide) has not been reported.

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Glibenclamide (Glyburide) since it does not cause drowsiness.


Is it safe?

Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Glibenclamide (Glyburide).

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Glibenclamide (Glyburide) for mental disorders.

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Glibenclamide (Glyburide) Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Glibenclamide (Glyburide)

There is no information on the effects of food and Glibenclamide (Glyburide) because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.


Interaction between Alcohol and Glibenclamide (Glyburide)

Taking alcohol with Glibenclamide (Glyburide) can be dangerous.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Glynase® PresTab® (micronized glyburide)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 272