Glucovance

What is Glucovance?

Glibenclamide (AAN, BAN, INN), also known as glyburide (USAN), is an antidiabetic drug in a class of medications known as sulfonylureas, closely related to sulfa drugs. It was developed in 1966 in a cooperative study between Boehringer Mannheim (now part of Roche) and Hoechst (now part of Sanofi-Aventis).

It is sold in doses of 1.25, 2.5, and 5 mg, under the trade names Diabeta, Glynase, and Micronase in the United States and Daonil, Semi-Daonil, and Euglucon in the United Kingdom, and Delmide, Glybovin in India. It is also sold in combination with metformin under the trade names Glucovance, Benimet, and Glibomet, as well as Glucored and Glucored Forte (by Sun Pharmaceutical) in Russia, Belarus and other countries of the CIS.

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I am a diabetic who is supposed to take a fasting blood work test tomorrow. I am on Glucovance, Lipitor, Lisinopril and Atenolol. I also usually...

doctor1 MD

Hi, I had gone through your query and understood your concerns.
Durin taking fasting blood sugar kindly avoid taking glucovance.
Once first sample...

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hello doctor i am arshad here from united Arab emirates......
i want know main thing.. i have sure complaint. but its now few times it will i cant...

doctor1 MD

dear sir assalam alaikum
I can understand your concern in my opinion you are taking is little powerful.This kind of powerful medications will...

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My doctor is adding humulin to the levemir I am now taking. After 4 days my blood sugar is running over 300 after the morning dose of humulin. I...

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Hello and thank you for sending your question.

From the information you have sent it looks like your blood sugar is not well controlled right now...

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