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    What does "in comparison of glyburide, gliclazide use" mean?

    Does it mean "in comparison between glyburide use and gliclazide use"?


    Sulfonylurea cardiotoxicity probed in comparison of glyburide, gliclazide use

    Berlin, Germany - An observational study focused on the cardiotoxic effects of sulfonylurea drugs has found that the risk of ischemic events may be higher with a specific subclass of these agents than with others [1]. Speaking here at the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) 2012 Meeting, pharmacist Dr Scot Simpson (University of Alberta, Edmonton) reported that rates of ACS-related hospitalization or death were higher among patients taking glyburide than those taking gliclazide.

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    Re: What does "in comparison of glyburide, gliclazide use" mean?

    They are two different medications. Comparisons were made between patients taking one versus those taking another.

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    Re: What does "in comparison of glyburide, gliclazide use" mean?

    Regarding the syntax of the bolded words, they are part of a headline, with its customary omitted words.

    Compare it to the following:

    'Suspects quizzed in arson, theft cases'.

    This is headline-ese for 'Suspects are being questioned in connection with cases of arson and theft'.


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