Lowers blood sugar. Glucotrol (glipizide) is an effective medicine for lowering blood sugar, but it can cause your blood sugar level to be too low so you must always carry some form of sugar with you that can be readily used. Coming soon. Reviews & ratings Everyone Men Women Filter group. All currently selected Everyone Men Women All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ Filter group. All currently selected All ages 18-34 35-54 55+ 4.29 Glucotrol
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Side effects Glucotrol Metaglip
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Low blood sugar 3%
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FDA side effect reports for Metaglip » How it works Glucotrol Metaglip Glucotrol (glipizide) stimulates your body to release insulin and lower blood sugar. Coming soon. Type of medication Glucotrol Metaglip Prescription only Available as Glucotrol Metaglip Pill Extended release pill Used for Glucotrol Metaglip › Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Risk factors for serious side effects Glucotrol Metaglip › Skipping meals or having inconsistent meal times › Drinking alcohol › Using other blood sugar-lowering medicine › People age 60 or older › Those with kidney and/or liver problems Detailed Glucotrol (glipizide) risks & warnings » Coming soon.
Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.
Alcohol Glucotrol Metaglip › Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Glucotrol (glipizide). No alcohol related info.
Food Glucotrol Metaglip › Eat regular and well-balanced meals to keep your blood sugar levels normal. No food related info.
Weight Glucotrol Metaglip › Can cause mild weight gain of 2-3lb. No weight related info. Upsides and benefits Glucotrol Metaglip › Lowers A1c levels by 1-2%. › Glucotrol (glipizide) is an oral medicine so it might be a good alternative for those who don't like injections. › Protects your organs and blood vessels by preventing the harmful effects of high blood sugar levels. › Okay to use by people with kidney problems. › Available as a generic form and is relatively cheap. Coming soon Downsides and risks Glucotrol Metaglip › Has a higher risk than other diabetes medicine for causing blood sugar levels to be too low. › While taking Glucotrol (glipizide), your blood sugars should be checked 2 to 5 times a week, but less often once you are on a stable dose. › Can cause mild weight gain of 2-3lb. › Might lose its effectiveness over time. › Needs to be taken 30 minutes before a meal for it to be most effective. Coming soon Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Glucotrol Metaglip › Take the medicine 30 minutes before eating, usually before your first big meal of the day. › Avoid drinking alcohol while taking Glucotrol (glipizide). › Eat regular and well-balanced meals to keep your blood sugar levels normal. › Check your blood sugar regularly. › Glucotrol (glipizide) can cause dizziness so avoid activities that require coordination until you know how your body can handle the medicine. Coming soon Learn more More about Glucotrol Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert More about Metaglip Side effects FDA package insert