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  • Glibenclamide
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    Sulphonylurea. Glibenclamide 5 mg.
    TABS: 30, 100. The usual total dly.
    dosage is 2.5 mg- 15 mg dly. with a
    usual initial dose of 5 mg dly. Wkly.
    adjust. can be made to incr. the dosage
    to the opt. level. Doses of 10 mg or less
    may be taken as a single dose immed.
    before breakfast, but should the dly.
    dose exceed 10mg, the remainder
    should be taken immed. before the
    even. meal. The elder. usual. require
    lower dosage. See Lit. Second. dosage
    adjust.: See Lit.
    Control of hyperglycem. in stable, mild,
    nonketosis prone Glibenclamide
    responsive type II diabetes mell., which
    cannot be control.by proper dietary
    manag.or when insulin ther. is
    C/I: Hypersens. Pts. with hist./present
    diabetic ketoacidosis or diabetic coma/
    precoma, pts. who have insulin-depend.
    diabetes mell., serious impair. of renal,
    hepatic or adrenocortical funct.
    Circumstan. of unusual stress, e.g. surg.
    operations , during preg., when dietary
    measures and insulin are essential.
    Pts. with sulphonylurea or
    sulphonamide intoler., ‘Brittle’ or juvenile
    diab., preg., breast feed. women, child.,
    pts. treated with bosentan. See Lit.