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Glyburide and Metformin: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking glyburide and metformin if you have:
 
  • Congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Adrenal insufficiency or pituitary insufficiency
  • Kidney problems, including kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver problems, including liver failure or cirrhosis
  • Low vitamin B12 levels (pernicious anemia)
  • A history of a heart attack or stroke
  • Adrenal insufficiency or adrenal fatigue
  • Pituitary gland problems
  • An upcoming surgery or procedure (including x-rays and other radiology procedures)
  • Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD deficiency) 
  • Any allergies, including allergies to sulfa drugs, food, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Glyburide and Metformin for more information on this topic, including information on who should not take glyburide and metformin.)
 
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