Drug interactions are reported among people who take Glyburide and Levemir together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Glyburide and Levemir. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 104 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Glyburide has active ingredients of glyburide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Glyburide 31,205 users)
Levemir has active ingredients of insulin detemir. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Levemir 6,136 users)
On Sep, 21, 2016
104 people who take Glyburide, Levemir are studied.
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For years my mom took Glyburide for diabetes. She was also on lasix due to the fluid retention that we thought was caused by the high blood pressure. The lasix would interrupt her sleep at night and caused her to have UTDs (from multiple bathroom trips). I took her to Dr. Frederico Maese (Red Oak, Texas) who examined her heart to see if the fluid was congestive heart failure. After doing an ekocardiogram, he determined that her heart was in great shape. For years she was told that she had heart problems, but that was not the case. He immediately took her off glyburide which he felt was causing the fluid retention that was starting to build up around her joints and her heart. He put her on Lasix for two weeks and she lost all of that fluid, about 15 lbs. Mom is now 85 years old and is going great (with the the occasional arthritis pains). Her doctor changed from glyburide to metformin. No more lasix and her high blood pressure is great too. No more UTDs and she can sleep through the night. Glyburide may be good for some, but not for all.
On eHealthMe, Glyburide (glyburide) is often used to treat diabetes. Levemir (insulin detemir) is often used to treat type 2 diabetes. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.
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