Do sulfonylurea drugs increase the risk of cardiac events?

Bell, David S. H.
January 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/17/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 2, p185
Academic Journal
This article comments on a study regarding the effect of sulfonylurea drugs on the risk of cardiac events. The death rates of patients taking sulfonylurea drugs is compared with those who managed their diabetes with diet alone or with insulin. The finding of animal studies on the effects of glipizide and glyburide is mentioned.


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