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Glyburide (Glyburide) - Summary

 
 



GLYBURIDE SUMMARY

Glyburide tablets contain micronized (smaller particle size) glyburide, which is an oral blood-glucose-lowering drug of the sulfonylurea class. Glyburide is a white, crystalline compound, formulated as glyburide tablets of 1.25, 2.5, and 5 mg strengths for oral administration.

Glyburide tablets is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.


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Published Studies Related to Glyburide

Glyburide is associated with attenuated vasogenic edema in stroke patients. [2014]
is not known... CONCLUSIONS: Several surrogate markers of vasogenic edema appear to be reduced in

Saxagliptin, a potent, selective inhibitor of DPP-4, does not alter the pharmacokinetics of three oral antidiabetic drugs (metformin, glyburide or pioglitazone) in healthy subjects. [2011.07]
AIM: To evaluate the pharmacokinetic interactions of the potent, selective, dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor, saxagliptin, in combination with metformin, glyburide or pioglitazone... CONCLUSIONS: Saxagliptin can be co-administered with metformin, glyburide or pioglitazone without a need for dose adjustment of either saxagliptin or these OADs. (c) 2011 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.

Renal function in type 2 diabetes with rosiglitazone, metformin, and glyburide monotherapy. [2011.05]
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES: In ADOPT (A Diabetes Outcomes Prevention Trial), initial monotherapy with rosiglitazone provided more durable glycemic control than metformin or glyburide in patients with recently diagnosed type 2 diabetes. Herein, we examine differences in albumin excretion, renal function (estimated GFR), and BP over 5 years between treatment groups... CONCLUSIONS: Over a 5-year period, initial monotherapy with rosiglitazone retards the rise of ACR compared with metformin, preserves eGFR compared with glyburide, and lowers BP relative to both comparators. Copyright (c) 2011 by the American Society of Nephrology

Effects of rosiglitazone, glyburide, and metformin on beta-cell function and insulin sensitivity in ADOPT. [2011.05]
CONCLUSIONS: The favorable combined changes in beta-cell function and insulin sensitivity over time with rosiglitazone appear to be responsible for its superior glycemic durability over metformin and glyburide as initial monotherapy in type 2 diabetes.

Nateglinide provides tighter glycaemic control than glyburide in patients with Type 2 diabetes with prevalent postprandial hyperglycaemia. [2011.05]
AIMS: Postprandial hyperglycaemia in patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus has been linked to the development of cardiovascular disease. This study compared the effects of mealtime (thrice-daily) nateglinide with once-daily glyburide on postprandial glucose levels in patients with Type 2 diabetes and postprandial hyperglycaemia... CONCLUSIONS: Nateglinide leads to greater reductions in postprandial glucose excursions and is associated with a lower risk of hypoglycaemia than glyburide in this selected population of patients with Type 2 diabetes. (c) 2011 The Authors. Diabetic Medicine (c) 2011 Diabetes UK.

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Clinical Trials Related to Glyburide

AVANDIA With Glyburide In African American And Hispanic Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Not Controlled by Glyburide Alone [Completed]
This study was designed to evaluate the safety and efficacy of AVANDIA (rosiglitazone) (8mg once daily) in African American and Hispanic patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. As microvascular and macrovascular disease are significant contributors to diabetes morbidity and mortality and previous studies suggest that the thiazolidinedione compounds could have potentially beneficial vascular effects, the effects of rosiglitazone therapy on serum parameters associated with endothelial dysfunction, vascular inflammation and impaired fibrinolysis were examined in this study. Improvement in these parameters suggests that rosiglitazone may provide an additional beneficial vascular effect, apart from its ability to improve glycemic control.

Glyburide Healthy Volunteer Study [Recruiting]
Glyburide is a medication that has been safely used for several decades to treat non-insulin dependent diabetes. This pilot study seeks to support the hypothesis that glyburide, administered at the lowest dose (1. 5 mg/dL daily) to healthy (non-diabetic) subjects is safe both physically and cognitively. The investigators are hopeful that the results of this study will provide the necessary foundation to evaluate this medication's use on a larger scale to determine the feasibility of using glyburide in soldiers either prophylactically or for treatment of brain injury.

A Drug-Drug Interaction Study of GK Activator (2) and Glyburide in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes. [Completed]
This study will assess the potential pharmacodynamic and potential pharmacokinetic interaction between GK Activator (2) and glyburide, in type 2 diabetes patients not adequately controlled with glyburide as standard prescribed therapy. Patients will enter the study taking a dose of glyburide (10-20mg po daily) as prescribed prior to study start. GK Activator (2) 100mg bid will be added for 5 days. From days 6-12 patients will receive GK Activator (2) monotherapy, and from day 13 GK Activator (2) will be discontinued and glyburide treatment re-started. The anticipated time on study treatment is <3 months, and the target sample size is <100 individuals.

Glyburide Healthy Volunteer Study [Recruiting]
Glyburide is a medication that has been safely used for several decades to treat non-insulin dependent diabetes. This pilot study seeks to evaluate whether glyburide, administered at the lowest dose (1. 5 mg/dL daily) to healthy (non-diabetic) subjects is safe both physically and cognitively. The investigators are hopeful that the results of this study will provide the necessary foundation to evaluate this medication's use on a larger scale to determine the feasibility of using glyburide in soldiers either prophylactically or for the treatment of brain injury.

Effect of GlucoNorm vs Glyburide on Post-Prandial Hyperglycemia in Elderly Subjects With Type 2 Diabetes [Recruiting]

The results from the DECODE Study have shown that postprandial (1 - 2 hours after a meal)

hyperglycemia (elevated blood sugar) is more common in elderly people with diabetes than younger people with diabetes and is the best predictor of the development of complications. The DECODE Study involved 6941 people who already had diabetes and 702 who did not have diabetes. Diabetes is diagnosed when the blood sugar 1st thing in the morning is over 7. 0 mmol/L. The DECODE Study showed that people at risk for diabetes can have a normal blood sugar 1st thing in the morning but have a high blood sugar 2 hours after a meal and that these people are at risk for developing heart disease and other complications of diabetes. These people would not be identified as at risk if only a fasting blood sugar is done. Studies in younger people with diabetes have shown that after a meal, insulin levels are more like a person without diabetes and glucose (blood sugar) levels are lower with GlucoNorm than with Glyburide. There is no data available that demonstrates this in elderly people with type 2 diabetes.

You have been invited to participate in this study because you have type 2 diabetes controlled by diet and/or exercise or metformin only and are over 65 years of age.

The purpose of this study is to determine whether GlucoNorm has a greater effect than Glyburide on insulin levels and glucose (blood sugar) levels after a meal in elderly people with type 2 diabetes who control their diabetes with diet and exercise.

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Reports of Suspected Glyburide Side Effects

Hypoglycaemia (98)Blood Glucose Increased (28)Renal Failure Acute (25)Lactic Acidosis (24)Drug Interaction (19)Hypotension (19)Nausea (18)Deafness Neurosensory (18)Completed Suicide (16)Diarrhoea (16)more >>


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