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ATC Group: A10BB12 Glimepiride

Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification System

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Glimepiride

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Description

Glimepiride is an orally active hypoglycaemic substance belonging to the sulphonylurea group. It may be used in non-insulin dependent (type 2) diabetes mellitus. Glimepiride acts mainly by stimulating insulin release from pancreatic beta cells.

Monographs

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MPI, US: SPL/PLR
US