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Can You Get a Diabeta Prescription Online?

If you have type 2 diabetes, you are probably looking at all your options to help control your blood sugar. Maybe you’ve heard about Diabeta and want to learn more about it. Let’s talk about Diabeta and discuss how you can get a Diabeta prescription online.

What is Diabeta, and What Does it Treat?

Diabeta is the name brand for glyburide, a sulfonylurea. Sulfonylureas are medications used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes that lower your blood sugar by causing your body to release insulin. Diabeta is best used alongside a diet and exercise program to help control your blood sugar levels.

Diabeta Dosage

Diabeta is typically taken once a day, with breakfast or your first meal of the day. Patients on higher doses of Diabeta may be asked to take it twice a day. Diabeta is available as 1.25, 2.5, and 5 mg tablets. Your dosage will vary based on your needs and may be anywhere from 1.25 to 20 mg per day.

Always take Diabeta exactly as your doctor prescribed it to reduce the chances of experiencing side effects or complications.

Side Effects of Diabeta

Like all medications, Diabeta does have a risk of side effects. Common side effects may include:

Less common side effects may include:

  • Skin rash with sloughing
  • Erythema Multiforme

Rare side effects may include:

  • Hives
  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Sun sensitivity
  • Vision problems
  • Joint pain
  • Muscle pain
  • Hepatitis
  • Abnormal liver function tests
  • Vasculitis
  • Decreased white blood cells
  • Decreased platelets
  • Skin inflammation with blisters
  • Low sodium levels in the blood

Diabeta Drug Interactions

Diabeta may cause potentially serious complications when combined with some medications. If you take any of the following medications, you should discuss the pros and cons of adding Diabeta to your medication routine:

  • Acarbose
  • Acebutolol
  • Aminolevulinic Acid
  • Aspirin
  • Atenolol
  • Balofloxacin
  • Besifloxacin
  • Betaxolol
  • Bisoprolol
  • Bitter Melon
  • Bosentan
  • Carteolol
  • Carvedilol
  • Celiprolol
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Clarithromycin
  • Colesevelam
  • Cyclosporine
  • Desmopressin
  • Disopyramide
  • Dulaglutide
  • Enoxacin
  • Entacapone
  • Esmolol
  • Fenugreek
  • Fleroxacin
  • Flumequine
  • Fluvastatin
  • Furazolidone
  • Gatifloxacin
  • Gemifloxacin
  • Gemfibrozil
  • Glucomannan
  • Iproniazid
  • Isocarboxazid
  • Labetalol
  • Lanreotide
  • Letermovir
  • Levobunolol
  • Levofloxacin
  • Linezolid
  • Lixisenatide
  • Lomefloxacin
  • Methylene Blue
  • Metipranolol
  • Metoprolol
  • Metreleptin
  • Moclobemide
  • Moxifloxacin
  • Nadifloxacin
  • Nadolol
  • Nebivolol
  • Nialamide
  • Norfloxacin
  • Octreotide
  • Ofloxacin
  • Oxprenolol
  • Pasireotide
  • Pazufloxacin
  • Pefloxacin
  • Penbutolol
  • Phenelzine
  • Pindolol
  • Pioglitazone
  • Practolol
  • Procarbazine
  • Propranolol
  • Prulifloxacin
  • Psyllium
  • Rasagiline
  • Rifampin
  • Rifapentine
  • Rufloxacin
  • Safinamide
  • Saxagliptin
  • Selegiline
  • Simeprevir
  • Sitagliptin
  • Sotalol
  • Sparfloxacin
  • Thioctic Acid
  • Timolol
  • Tolvaptan
  • Tosufloxacin
  • Tranylcypromine
  • Voriconazole
  • Warfarin

Complicating Medical Problems

Diabeta may not work properly or may cause complications when taken by somebody with certain medical conditions, so make sure your doctor is aware if you have any of the following medical conditions:

  • Alcohol intoxication
  • Any condition that causes low blood sugar
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Fever
  • Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency (an enzyme problem)
  • Heart disease
  • Infection
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Surgery
  • Trauma
  • Type 1 diabetes
  • Underactive adrenal glands
  • Underactive pituitary gland
  • Undernourished condition


Diabeta may cause low blood sugar. Symptoms of low blood sugar may include:

  • Anxiety
  • Behavioral changes
  • Blurred vision
  • Cold sweats
  • Clammy skin
  • Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Hunger
  • Nausea
  • Nervousness
  • Rapid heartrate
  • Restless sleep
  • Shakiness
  • Slurred speech
  • Trouble thinking
  • Unusual tiredness

If you are experiencing symptoms of low blood sugar, quickly consume sugar by drinking juice, soda, or sugar dissolved in water or eating sugar cubes, honey, corn syrup, or glucose tabs or gel. Then check your blood sugar levels and follow your doctor’s instructions for managing low blood sugar levels.

Can You Buy a Diabeta Prescription Online?

Any website that claims you can buy a Diabeta prescription online and have it shipped to your door is sketchy and fraudulent. However, there is a way that you can legally buy a Diabeta prescription online.

Many telemedicine websites allow you to have a virtual appointment with a doctor who can then prescribe you Diabeta and electronically send a prescription to your pharmacy. This is a legal and safe way to buy a Diabeta prescription online.

How Can You Get a Diabeta Prescription Online?

Our trusted doctors at PlushCare would love to talk to you about whether Diabeta is right for you. Just click here or call (800) 221-5140 to make an appointment with one of our experienced doctors so you can discuss your diabetes, current medications, and talk about whether Diabeta is right for you.

At the time of your appointment, you will have a video or phone consultation with your doctor where they will ask you about your symptoms, medical history, and talk about whether Diabeta is appropriate for you. If the doctor decides that Diabeta will help you out, they will electronically send a prescription to your local pharmacy, where you can pick it up as soon as it’s ready without the hassle of going to a doctor’s office first.

If you already have a prescription for Diabeta, our doctors can also provide up to 90 days of refills for your current Diabeta prescription.

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