Active Ingredient(s): Acetohexamide
FDA Approved: * December 23, 1964
Pharm Company: * LILLY
Category: Diabetes

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Dymelor 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.[1] Mechanism of action Acetohexamide bind to an ATP-sensitive K+ (KATP) channel on the cell membrane of pancreatic beta cells. This inhibits the out flux of potassium, which causes the membrane potential to become more positive. This depolarization in turn opens voltage-gated calciu...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Tablet: 250mg, 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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