Orthopaedic Jobs

Glyburide/Diabeta/Micronase


- See: Antidiabetic agents 
- for type II diabetes; long acting sulfonylurea;

- Adult: 2.5-10mg PO qd, titrated to response; 
- Precautions: 
- reduce dose in elderly; disulfiram rxn;

- contraindicated w/ DKA, use w/ caution in patients w/ renal or hepatic dz; 
- hypoglycemic action of glipizide may be potentiated by drugs that are highly protein bound; 
- beta blocking agents may mask symptoms of hypoglycemia




Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.

Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, December 16, 2011 2:26 pm