What side effects may occur with Glyburide?


What side effects may occur with Glyburide?

Nikole Brown

According to the Canada Drugs site, serious side effects of Glyburide include:

  • Stomach pain.
  • Low-grade fever.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Dark urine.
  • Clay-colored stools.
  • Jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes)
  • Pale skin.
  • Confusion.

It should be mentioned, Glyburide has been associated with an increased risk for hypoglycemia and long-term cardiovascular mortality. So, it is important not to take it without a prescription.


Side effects cannot be anticipated. If any develop or change in intensity, inform your doctor as soon as possible. Only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Glyburide. Many side effects from Glyburide are rare and seldom require discontinuation of the medication. More common side effects may include: Bloating, heartburn, nausea Less common or rare side effects may include: Anemia and other blood disorders, blurred vision, changes in taste, headache, hives, itching, joint pain, liver problems, muscle pain, reddening of the skin, skin eruptions, skin rash, yellowing of the skin Glyburide, like all oral antidiabetics, may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) especially in elderly, weak, and undernourished people, and those with kidney, liver, adrenal, or pituitary gland problems. The risk of hypoglycemia can be increased by missed meals, alcohol, other medications, fever, trauma, infection, surgery, or excessive exercise. To avoid hypoglycemia, you should clo

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