Sulfonylureas are used to lower blood sugar levels to treat diabetes type 2 by increasing insulin production in the pancreas.

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Sulfonylureas
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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Sulfonylureas

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Glucotrol
(glipizide)
8
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GLIPIZIDE helps to treat type 2 diabetes. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. The medicine helps your body to use insulin better.
Amaryl
(glimepiride)
14
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GLIMEPIRIDE helps to treat type 2 diabetes. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. This medicine helps your body use insulin better.
Glucotrol XL
(glipizide er)
13
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GLIPIZIDE helps to treat type 2 diabetes. It is combined with diet and exercise. The medicine helps your body to use insulin better.
glyburide
15
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GLYBURIDE helps to treat type 2 diabetes. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. The medicine helps your body to use insulin better.
Glynase
(glyburide micronized)
10
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GLYBURIDE helps to treat type 2 diabetes. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. The medicine helps your body to use insulin better.
chlorpropamide
54
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CHLORPROPAMIDE helps to treat type 2 diabetes. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. This drug helps your body to use insulin better.
tolazamide
132
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TOLAZAMIDE helps to treat type 2 diabetes. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. This drug helps your body to use insulin better.
tolbutamide
81
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TOLBUTAMIDE helps to treat type 2 diabetes. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. This drug helps your body to use insulin better.
Diabeta
107
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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