Double Trouble: Case and Commentary
Meyers Primary Care Institute; Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Medical Subject Headings
Medication Errors; Case Reports
Health Services Research | Primary Care
Summary: A 79-year-old man with diabetes mellitus was admitted to the hospital with hypoglycemia. His medication regimen included Glucovance, a combination of metformin and glyburide. Upon discharge, the patient was instructed to stop the Glucovance and to begin monotherapy with Glucophage (metformin).
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Citation: Gurwitz JH. Double Trouble: Case and Commentary. AHRQ WebM&M, 2005. Link to article on publisher's website