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Formulation : Tablet

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No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Micronase /Glyburide used for?

Micronase is used to treat patients who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. This medication monitors blood sugar levels but cannot be relied on to treat type 1 diabetes.

How should Micronase /Glyburide be stored?

Store at room temperature away from direct light, and heat, and moisture.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Micronase/Glyburide ?

Take Micronase precisely as it has been prescribed to you by your health care professional. Take Micronase with your first meal of the day unless your doctor has instructed you with other directions. Study the signs and symptoms of low blood sugar are and ensure you do not experience these symptoms. If there are changes in the brand, strength, or type of gluburide you are using your dosage may need alterations (through your doctor).

When should Micronase /Glyburide not be taken?

If you have allergies to any ingredients of this medication or the medication itself do not use it. If you are on any other medications, especially blood thinners, cyclosporine, disopyramide, fluconazole, rifampin, or an antibiotic, you may not be able to take Micronase as the medications may interfere with each other. If you are taking bosentan you cannot take Micronase. IF you are pregnant and are within 14 days of the delivery date, do not use Micronase.

What precautions should I follow when taking Micronase /Glyburide ?

Inform your doctor of every medication you are or may be taking while using Micronase. Inform your doctor of you have any other allergies, if you are pregnant, if you are breastfeeding, if you have any stomach/bowel issues, if you have type 1 diabetes, if you have had a history of low blood sodium levels, anemia, hormone problems or if you are soon undergoing surgery.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Micronase /Glyburide ?

If you show signs of high blood sugar immediately call your health care provider. Micronase may affect your awareness. Driving and other activities which require your attention are not recommended while using Micronase. Alcohol may increase the severity of the side effects and may increase the risk of low blood sugar. Micronase may cause low blood sugar.

When should Micronase /Glyburide not be taken?

Severe: Severe allergic reactions; disorientation; dark urine; fainting; fever, chills, or long-term sore throat; uneven heartbeat; low blood sugar symptoms; severe or unyielding blurred vision or other vision problems; strange bruising or bleeding; abnor

Common: sensation that stomach is full, heartburn, nausea

Other: None