Glyburide is an oral medication used to reduce blood glucose levels. Glyburide is used in cases when diabetes is not severe enough to require insulin treatment but at the same time cannot be controlled through diet alone. In September, 2001, the Food and Drug Administration announced the voluntary recall of Glyburide Tablets. According to the FDA fungal organisms have been detected in some lots of the drug. The recall effects the following products:
Micronase lots 84DWB (1.25 mg, bottle of 100); 91 DYR (2.5 mg, bottle of 100); 67FPP (5mg, bottle of 100);
Greenstone Brand Glyburide Tablets (42 different lots)
Possible side affects include hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels), skin rash, hives, itching, drug-induced fever, headache, ringing in the ears, indigestion, heartburn, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, liver damage, bed wetting at night, anemia, jaundice (yellow skin), and increased risk of heart failure.
If you or loved one have been injured as a result of taking the above drug, you may have a valid claim. Call Cellino & Barnes now at (800) 888-8888 or contact us.