Sulfonylurea

What is Sulfonylurea?

Sulfonylurea is a anti-diabetic drug, which act by increasing insulin release from beta cells in the pancreas. So it is used in treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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I am allergic to sulfa I had anaphalectic attach before and had to go to emergency hospital. I have diabetes and Dr. has given me Glimepiride 2mg...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Don't need to worry

Detailed Answer:
Hi and welcome.
This is common thing that confuses patients.
Sulfa allergy is related to allergy...

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how can weight increasing in diabetes

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Weight gain could be due to the medications

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Hi & Welcome.

I can understand your concern.
Increasing weight could...

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I am a type 1 diabetic and experienced a hypoglycemia episode while I was walking this morning. When I returned home I tested my blood sugar and it...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
This is usual in those who take insulin or sulfonylurea.

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Thank you for asking HCM.

I have gone through your...

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