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Glyburide and Metformin

Overdose With Glyburide and Metformin

People who take too much glyburide and metformin may have symptoms that include:
 
  • Lactic acidosis, due to the metformin in glyburide and metformin (see Metformin and Lactic Acidosis)
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) (see Glucovance and Hypoglycemia)
  • Feeling tired or fainting
  • Muscle pain
  • Trouble breathing
  • Abdominal pain (or stomach pain)
  • Feeling cold
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Changes in heart rate or heart rhythm
  • Shakiness
  • Confusion
  • Sweating.
     
If you happen to overdose on glyburide and metformin, seek medical attention immediately.
 
(Click Glucovance Overdose for more information.)
 

Glyburide and Metformin Storage Methods

Glyburide and metformin should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. Glyburide and metformin tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
 
Keep glyburide and metformin and all other medications out of the reach of children.
 

Glyburide and Metformin: What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your glyburide and metformin as scheduled, take your next dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose of glyburide and metformin.
 

Glyburide and Metformin: Strengths

Glyburide and metformin tablets are available in three strengths:
 
  • Glyburide and metformin 1.25 mg/250 mg tablets -- containing 1.25 mg glyburide and 250 mg metformin
  • Glyburide and metformin 2.5 mg/500 mg tablets -- containing 2.5 mg glyburide and 500 mg metformin
  • Glyburide and metformin 5 mg/500 mg tablets -- containing 5 mg glyburide and 500 mg metformin.
     
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