Glucovance

Active Ingredient(s): Glyburide + Metformin
FDA Approved: * July 31, 2000
Pharm Company: * BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB
Category: Diabetes

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



Glucovance Overview

Glibenclamide, also known as glyburide, is a medication used to treat diabetes mellitus type 2.[1] It is recommended that it be taken together with diet and exercise.[1] It may be used with other antidiabetic medication.[1] It is not recommended for use by itself in diabetes mellitus type 1.[1] It is taken by mouth.[1] Common side effects include nausea and heartburn.[1] Serious side effects may in...

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Glyburide/metformin 5/500 tablets

I take 2 tablets in the morning at breakfast and 2 tablets at dinner time. I was advised recently to test my sugar 2 hours after each meal for beakfast, lunch and dinner. They said it should be under 140. I can not get under 141 after breakfast, it is usually around 220. Two hours after lunch it is usually below 140, even though i do not take any tablets at lunch. I have tried taking the tablets 1 hour before i eat breakfast and the results are closer to 140. The only time i show bad results is at breakfast. Can you explain whe i should take the tablets? Thank you. ## white oval pill with 600 on 1 side and Adams on the other. ## It is rude to hijack someone elses thread, next time please create your own post, in the CORRECT forum for a pill ID. Pill Image This is Mucinex DM Extended Rel...

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Glycomet 850mg and Glucovance 500/2.5mg

I have had diabetes type 2 since 1968 off and on till about 10 years ago. I have it regularly now and I am 79yrs old. I am taking Glucovance 500/2.5mg regularly. Please, what is your advice on Glycomet 850? ## Diabetes isn't a disease that you can have off an on, you either have it, or you don't. It may be under better control sometimes, but if you have it, you always have it. As to the medications, which one has your doctor advised you to take? What are your current sugar levels? The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and hypoglycemia.

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Vamlo 5mg Side Effect

I have been taking Glucovance 500mg/2.5 mg (Metformin Hydrochloride/Glibenclamide) for my DM for years. Recently, I was prescribed Vamlo 5mg (Amlidopine) for my hypertension. My question is: Can these two medications to be taken together? Upon taking Vamlo 5mg, I experienced Palpations, cough, sleepless and sweating at night. I am yet to see the doctor. Please recommend me an optional medication that pharmacies carry.

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did glucovance raise cholesterol

After I started taking 1 glucovance 500 mg per day for last 12 months my cholesterol level went from183 to 217 Even though I am watching my diet ## Hello, Mimi! How are you? No, it hasn't been known to cause that. What types of foods do you eat, though? Not everything we think is healthy really is healthy, some may still contain a lot of cholesterol and fat.

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Actavis Brand Glucovance 5 500 Identification

oblong blue tablet WITH NUMBERS 753 ON THEM WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF THESE ARE GENERIC FORM ## The tablets with the R 753 marking? If so yes, they are a generic for Glucovance, they contain 5mgs of Glyburide and 500mgs of Metformin. The name brand Glucovance is manufactured by Merck. Do you have a problem with generic medications?

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Glucovance substitute

Trying to verify that this pill is glucovance - Sandoz yellow round pill imprint COT 142 ## Should a diabetes patient having hypertension take Covance-D 50 mg Tablet once a day ? ## Does Covance-D 50 mg Tablet control blood glucose level of a diabetes cum hypertension patient while controlling the high blood pressure reading ? ## I am 49 a patient of diabetic and hypertension. Earlier i was taking Covence-AT as i also have the problem of Tachycarida. However, this time when i went my regular doctor was transferred and a new one had taken his place. He studied my prescription and prescribed Covence-D alonwith other medicines for diabetes. So I think A doctor is a better judge. I am taking my medicines. So I think you should not have any problem.

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BMS/6074

Yellow tablet, oval shape, BMS on one side an 6074 on the other, can you help me find what this is ! ## Help ## Hi Matt, Based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Glucovance; a combination of Glyburide + Metformin (5 mg - 500 mg). Glyburide + Metformin is used in the treatment of type II diabetes. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you.

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bms bms

long yellow pill with bms on one side and6074 on the other ## Based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Glucovance; which is a combination of Glyburide + Metformin (5 mg - 500 mg). Glyburide + Metformin is used in the treatment of type II diabetes. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you.

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R 753

Pill, diabetes, different from previously received medication. Trying to determine if this medication is a substitute for Glucovance ## Based on the description provided, I found your pill to be Glyburide + Metformin (5 mg - 500 mg). Glyburide + Metformin is used in the treatment of type II diabetes. For more information about this drug, please refer to the link below... If you have any more questions or concerns, please post back and I will be happy to help you.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Glyburide + Metformin
  • Tablet: 1.25mg + 250mg, 2.5;500mg + 2.5;500mg, 2.5mg + 500mg, 5mg + 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Glucovance: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0087-6072 Glucovance 1.25 mg/250 mg Oral Tablet by Bristol-myers Squibb Company
  • 0087-6073 Glucovance 2.5 mg/500 mg Oral Tablet by Bristol-myers Squibb Company
  • 0087-6074 Glucovance 5 mg/500 mg Oral Tablet by Bristol-myers Squibb Company
  • 54868-4609 Glucovance 2.5 mg/500 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Drugs with one or more similar ingredients: (45 results)

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Glucovance substitute
Trying to verify that this pill is glucovance - Sandoz yellow round pill imprint COT 142 ## Should a diabetes patient ha... 3 replies
did glucovance raise cholesterol
After I started taking 1 glucovance 500 mg per day for last 12 months my cholesterol level went from183 to 217 Even thou... 1 reply
Actavis Brand Glucovance 5 500 Identification
oblong blue tablet WITH NUMBERS 753 ON THEM WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF THESE ARE GENERIC FORM ## The tablets with the R 753 m... 1 reply
Glycomet 850mg and Glucovance 500/2.5mg
I have had diabetes type 2 since 1968 off and on till about 10 years ago. I have it regularly now and I am 79yrs old. I ... 1 reply
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