Steer Prescribers Away From Sulfonylureas During Pregnancy
You'll hear new concerns about using glyburide in pregnancy.
Insulin is the gold standard for treating diabetes in pregnancy. Metformin and glyburide are considered alternatives.
But new evidence suggests glyburide may be associated with more neonatal hypoglycemia and large-birth-weight babies than insulin...and worse neonatal and maternal outcomes than metformin.