Manufacturer: Aristo Pharmaceuticals
Generic Name: Glibyuride(Glibenclamide)
|Strength||Per Unit Price||Price|
|2.5MG (30 PILLS)||$0.87||$26|
|2.5MG (60 PILLS)||$0.45||$52 $27
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|2.5MG (90 PILLS)||$0.31||$78 $28
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|2.5MG (120 PILLS)||$0.24||$104 $29
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|2.5MG (150 PILLS)||$0.20||$131 $30
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|2.5MG (180 PILLS)||$0.17||$157 $31
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|2.5MG (210 PILLS)||$0.15||$183 $32
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|2.5MG (240 PILLS)||$0.14||$209 $33
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|2.5MG (270 PILLS)||$0.13||$235 $34
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|2.5MG (300 PILLS)||$0.12||$261 $35
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|Strength||Per Unit Price||Price|
|5MG (30 PILLS)||$0.87||$26|
|5MG (60 PILLS)||$0.47||$52 $28
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|5MG (90 PILLS)||$0.33||$78 $30
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|5MG (120 PILLS)||$0.26||$104 $31
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|5MG (150 PILLS)||$0.22||$131 $33
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|5MG (180 PILLS)||$0.19||$157 $35
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|5MG (210 PILLS)||$0.17||$183 $36
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|5MG (240 PILLS)||$0.16||$209 $38
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|5MG (270 PILLS)||$0.15||$235 $40
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|5MG (300 PILLS)||$0.14||$261 $42
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THERAPEUTIC USES.: -
Glibenclamide (generic name) is also known as glyburide which comes in the class of drug is known as sulfonylureas (oral anti-hyperglycemic agent). It is a prescription drug which is sold under the brand name- DiaBeta and Micronase (Trade name). Healthcare specialist may use the trade name when prescriber referring to the generic drug name. It is used to treat adult patients with type 2 diabetes. This is an antidiabetic drug which is used for the patient of hyperglycemia.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE.:-
Ø Take glyburide exactly as prescribed by the doctor.
Ø Do not take this medicine in a smaller or larger amount or for longer than recommended.
Ø The dosage of the drug depends on the weight, age, height or medical condition of the patient and depend on many factors, then your prescriber will determine your dose schedule.
What if you miss a dose glyburide.: -
If you miss or forget a dose of glyburide, take it as soon as possible, if it almost time for your next schedule. Skip the forgotten dose and go back to your normal schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten/missed dose.
How glyburide works.: -
Glyburide binds to ATP-sensitive potassium channels causes depolarization of membrane because of reducing potassium conductance. After depolarization, it stimulates Calcium ion which reduces the secretion or exocytosis of insulin.
Glyburide side effects.:-
Glyburide may cause some side effects; however, you should always tell your health care specialist if you experience any unusual symptoms.
Ø Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea
Ø Inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis)
Ø Joint pain
Ø Blurred vision
Ø Sore throat
Ø Swelling of the eyes, face
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
Before taking Glyburide to talk to your doctor, if you have or had any of the following conditions.: -
Ø Liver(Hepatotoxicity), Kidney, or heart disease.
Ø Eye problems
Ø On dialysis
Ø Have a condition called diabetic ketoacidosis
PREGNANCY AND BREAST-FEEDING.:-
Let your doctor know before taking this medicine, if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant and if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Let your doctor know if you ever had any kind of kidney diseases.
Let your doctor know if you ever had any kind of liver(Hepatotoxicity) diseases.
Please consult your doctor if you are consuming alcohol. If you use alcohol may increase your side effect so it is good to avoid alcohol while using Glyburide medication.
Interactions with this medication.:-
For informational purposes only. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicine including OTC or any herbal supplement.
Drugs that may interact with Glyburide include.:-
Ø Thiazides or other diuretics- chlorothiazide, hydrochlorothiazide and metolazone.
Ø Certain medicines affecting the nervous system- diazepam, and lorazepam.
Ø Thyroid medicines- levothyroxine, Tapazole
Ø Corticosteroid- hydrocortisone, prednisone
Ø Antibiotics are known as quinolone or fluoroquinolone, such as cinoxacin, ciprofloxacin, enoxacin, and gatifloxacin.
Ø Blood thinners, such as warfarin (Coumadin)
Ø Contraceptives, such as birth control pills, patches, rings, implants, and injections.
Ø Diabetes and blood-sugar drugs, such as insulin and others
IMPORTANT NOTE: The knowledge provided is meant to raise an understanding of knowledge regarding wellbeing and does not recommend medication or evaluation. Such material is not a substitution for clinical medical treatment and can not be taken as suggesting or advising that it is healthy, acceptable or efficient for you to take the medication. Consult a health care provider and specialist for psychological therapy and diagnosis.