Acetohexamide

FDA Approved: * February 9, 1987
Pharm Company: * BARR
Category: Diabetes

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Acetohexamide Overview

Acetohexamide (trade name Dymelor) is a first-generation sulfonylurea medication used to treat diabetes mellitus type 2, particularly in people whose diabetes cannot be controlled by diet alone. Mechanism of action Acetohexamide lowers blood sugar by stimulating the pancreas to secrete insulin and helping the body use insulin efficiently.[1] The pancreas must produce insulin for this medication to work. For this reason, acetohexamide is not used to treat diabetes mellitus ...

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Acetohexamide
  • Tablet: 250mg, 500mg
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