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How can I avoid side effects from DiaBeta?

You can avoid or minimize potential side effects of the diabetes drug DiaBeta (glyburide) by following your doctor’s instructions exactly. Do not change or alter your dose without talking to him or her first. Give your doctor a complete list of anything else you take—supplements as well as other medications (prescriptions and over-the-counter).

Other strategies that can help minimize side effects from DiaBeta include maintaining a healthy diet and regular eating schedule and limiting alcohol.

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