Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar) Topic Guide

Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar) Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar): Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is caused by overmedication, use of certain medications, use of alcohol, missed meals, kidney or liver infection, and more. Common symptoms of hypoglycemia include: Treatment of hypoglycemia in a person with diabetes is glucose (sugar). If the cause is another disease or condition, treatment will depend on the cause of the hypoglycemia.

Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia) Topic Guide - Visuals

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Low Blood Sugar (Hypoglycemia) Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins


repaglinide (oral) Repaglinide (oral)

Repaglinide is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. This medication lowers blood sugar by causing the pancreas to produce insulin...learn more »

glucagon Glucagon

Glucagon is a hormone that increases blood sugar levels. It also slows involuntary muscle movements of the stomach and intestines that aid in digestion...learn more »

glyburide Glyburide

Glyburide is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels...learn more »

diazoxide (oral) Diazoxide (oral)

Diazoxide given orally raises blood sugar by slowing the release of insulin from the pancreas...learn more »

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