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Is there a generic version of Glucovance?

Several manufacturers make generic versions of Glucovance, sold as glyburide and metformin, the names of the two active ingredients. Glyburide and metformin work in different ways to help control type 2 diabetes. Glyburide stimulates the pancreas to make more insulin (the hormone that's chiefly responsible for moving sugar out of the blood and into the cells), while metformin reduces the amount of sugar produced by the liver.

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