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Who should not take DiaBeta?

People who should not take the diabetes drug DiaBeta (glyburide) include:
  • those with type 1 diabetes (a form of the disease in which the body produces no insulin on its own)
  • those experiencing diabetic ketoacidosis (a dangerous condition in which the body isn't able to use blood sugar for fuel and begins burning fat instead)
  • those with known allergies to DiaBeta
  • those taking the drug bosentan (Tracleer) to control hypertension in the lungs

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