Sunday, 15 May 2011

Glibenclamide

Glibenclamide is an oral antihyperglycemic drug of the sulfonylurea class.

The chemical name of glibenclamide is 9[4-[2-(5-chloro-2-methoxybenzoyl)amino]ethyl)phenyl]sulphonyl]-3-
3cyclohexylurea.

Glibenclamide is a white to off-white crystalline compound. It is used for type 2 diabetes.

Glibenclamide may be followed by the side-effect of blurred vision. But this is very rare.

Glibenclamide Working:

Within the human body, pancreas is the organ responsible to control diabetes by producing insulin. Now, if an individual's pancreas in not producing sufficient insulin, glibenclamide activates the insulin producing cells with the pancreas known as beta cells.

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