glyburide


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gly·bu·ride

 (glī′byo͝or-īd′)
n.
A sulfonylurea drug, C23H28ClN3O5S, used to treat type 2 diabetes. Also called glibenclamide.

[gly-, pref. for drugs used to control hyperglycemia (shortening of antihyperglycemic) + b(enzyl) + ur(ea) + (am)ide.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glyburide - an oral antidiabetic drug (trade names DiaBeta and Micronase) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreasglyburide - an oral antidiabetic drug (trade names DiaBeta and Micronase) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas
antidiabetic, antidiabetic drug - a drug used to treat diabetes mellitus
Translations

glyburide

(USAN), glibenclamide (INN) n gliburida, glibenclamida (INN)
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Glyburide "should not be recommended as a first-line pharmacologic treatment because, in most studies, it does not yield equivalent outcomes to insulin.
Massachusetts, US-based biotechnology company Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) has finalised the purchase of intravenous glyburide Cirara, a Phase 3 asset of New York, US-based clinical stage pharmaceutical company Remedy Pharmaceuticals, the company said.
17 May 2017 - Massachusetts, US-based biotechnology company Biogen (NASDAQ: BIIB) has finalised the purchase of intravenous glyburide Cirara, a Phase 3 asset of New York, US-based clinical stage pharmaceutical company Remedy Pharmaceuticals, the company said.
They admitted to conspiring to manipulate prices of glyburide, used to treat diabetes, and the antibiotic doxycycline hyclate.
The alleged scheme involved two drugs: the diabetes medication glyburide and doxycycline hyclate, an antibiotic.
Beginning in the 1990s, investigators began to compare the efficacy of monotherapy with combination therapy, first with metformin and glyburide alone or together, and then testing metformin in combination with glipizide, rosiglitazone, and sitagliptin, he said.
Following the US FDA approval, the company is preparing for commercialisation of generic glyburide tablets 1.
Research suggests that glyburide and metformin can each effectively manage hyperglycaemia in pregnancy.
In a large cohort study of women with gestational diabetes, glyburide (DiaBeta[R], Micronase[R]) was associated with an increased risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes when compared with insulin.
15 But, ease of administration, increased adherence, low cost, simple dosing, low risk of teratogenicity, and lack of adverse psychological impact and social stigma associated with insulin use, have resulted in increased use of metformin and glyburide in pregnancy.
One group continued with insulin and metformin, while the other switched to a daily regimen of three types of diabetes medications: glyburide, pioglitazone and metformin.
HOUSTON -- Glipizide, glyburide, and glimepiride were independently associated with 59%-68% greater all-cause mortality risks than was metformin in a retrospective study of nearly 24,000 type 2 diabetic patients on monotherapy for control of blood sugar.