Glucovance, a new tablet that combines glyburide and metformin

Bristol-Myers Squibb is now marketing Glucovance, a new tablet that combines glyburide and metformin.

Many patients take metformin and a sulfonylurea for diabetes. These drugs have additive effects to lower blood sugar.

The combination can lower HbA1c by 1.5% to 3.5%...depending on how high the patient's HbA1c is when they start the drug.

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