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Gliclazide: The effects on lipids in type II diabetes

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AN investigation into the effects of Gliclazide, a second generation oral hypoglycaemic agent is reported. Triglyceride levels were significantly reduced but this appeared to be a function of the hypoglycaemic effect of the drug rather than a direct effect. No significant change was found in high density lipoprotein or low density lipoprotein cholesterol.

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Delargy, M., McGovern, M., Johnson, A. et al. Gliclazide: The effects on lipids in type II diabetes. I.J.M.S. 154, 102 (1985).

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  • Tolbutamide
  • Bali
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