Table 3—

Concomitant medications

Blood glucose-lowering medications
 Any medication5,024 (95.9)
 Sulfonylurea alone1,000 (19.1)
 Metformin alone515 (9.9)
 Metformin plus sulfonylurea1,294 (24.7)
 Insulin (in combination with oral agents)1,760 (33.6)
 Other antidiabetic agents (alone or in combination)611 (11.7)
Lipid-lowering medications2,703 (51.6)
 Statins alone2,135 (40.8)
 Fibrates alone448 (8.6)
 Statins plus fibrates110 (2.1)
Cardiovascular medications4,974 (95.0)
 ACE inhibitors3,286 (62.7)
 β-Blockers2,859 (54.6)
 Calcium channel blockers1,855 (35.4)
 Nitrates2,058 (39.3)
 Angiotensin II antagonists356 (6.8)
 α-Blockers310 (5.9)
 Thiazide diuretics830 (15.8)
 Potassium-sparing diuretics336 (6.4)
 Loop diuretics748 (14.3)
 Cardiac glycosides255 (4.9)
 Antiarrhythmics112 (2.1)
Antiplatelet medications4,394 (83.9)
 Acetylsalicylic acid3,829 (73.1)
 Ticlopidine/clopidogrel240 (4.6)
 Oral anticoagulants362 (6.9)
  • Data are n (%).