The place of the third generation sulfonylurea glimepiride in modern therapy of type 2 diabetes mellitus


  • L.V. Zhuravlyova Kharkiv National Medical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
  • M.V. Filonenko Kharkiv National Medical University, Kharkiv, Ukraine



type 2 diabetes mellitus, sulfonylureas derivatives, glimepiride


The article considers the pharmacological and clinical aspects of the use of glimepiride, a third generation sulfonylurea, in modern therapy of type 2 diabetes mellitus. The drug is characterized by proven efficacy and safety, economical affordability, a number of favorable non-pancreatic effects, including cardioprotective properties. Everything mentioned above allows us to recommend it confidently for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.


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Zhuravlyova, L., & Filonenko, M. (2021). The place of the third generation sulfonylurea glimepiride in modern therapy of type 2 diabetes mellitus. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY (Ukraine), 15(2), 138–142.