Lowers blood sugar. Glucotrol (Glipizide) is a very effective oral blood sugar-lowering medicine. It can cause low blood sugar, so make sure you know what the symptoms are and always have a source of sugar nearby. Coming soon. Find lowest prices Save on your next prescription. Be sure you’re getting the lowest price for your medication, even if you have insurance. No pricing data for this drug at this filter setting. Try searching on GoodRx 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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FDA side effect reports for Precose » How it works Glucotrol Precose Glucotrol (Glipizide) is an anti-diabetic drug. It stimulates your body to make more insulin to lower blood sugar. Coming soon. Type of medication Glucotrol Precose Prescription only Available as Glucotrol Precose Used for Glucotrol Precose › Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Risk factors for serious side effects Glucotrol Precose › Use of other blood sugar lowering medicines › Alcohol › Intense physical activity › History of sulfa allergies 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.
Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.
Alcohol Glucotrol Precose › Avoid drinking alcohol. No alcohol related info.
Food Glucotrol Precose › Food can cause unpredictable effects of the immediate-release version of Glipizide, so you have to take it at least 30 minutes before a meal. › Eat regular, balanced meals to avoid low blood sugar. No food related info.
Kidneys and liver Glucotrol Precose › Might be a better choice for people with kidney problems compared to similar drugs because Glipizide isn't processed by the kidneys. No kidneys and liver related info.
Weight Glucotrol Precose › Can cause mild weight gain (2 to 3 pounds). › Can cause weight gain, dizziness, or stomach upset. No weight related info. Upsides and benefits Glucotrol Precose › Oral blood sugar-lowering medicine. › Lowers A1c levels by 1-2%. (Hemoglobin A1c measures your average blood sugar over time.) › Prevents the harmful effects of high sugar levels on your organs and blood vessels. › Might be a better choice for people with kidney problems compared to similar drugs because Glipizide isn't processed by the kidneys. › One of the least expensive diabetes medicines. Coming soon Downsides and risks Glucotrol Precose › Higher risk of low blood sugar episodes than other kinds of oral diabetes medicines. › You have to check your blood sugar 2 to 5 times a week (less often once you are on a stable dose). › Can cause mild weight gain (2 to 3 pounds). › Loses effectiveness over time or as your body stops making insulin. › Food can cause unpredictable effects of the immediate-release version of Glipizide, so you have to take it at least 30 minutes before a meal. Coming soon Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Glucotrol Precose › Works best if you take it 30 minutes before a meal, usually your first big meal of the day. › Can cause weight gain, dizziness, or stomach upset. › Avoid drinking alcohol. › Eat regular, balanced meals to avoid low blood sugar. › Check your blood sugar regularly. Coming soon Learn more More about Glucotrol Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert More about Precose Side effects Reviews & ratings FDA package insert