Compare Metaglip vs. Precose

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

Metaglip
(Metformin / Glipizide)

Precose
(Acarbose)

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Side effects
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How it works
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Type of medication
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Available as
MetaglipPrecose
  • Pill
  • Pill
Used for (click to learn more)
MetaglipPrecose
  • Diabetes mellitus type 2
  • Diabetes mellitus type 2
Risk factors for serious side effects
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Pregnancy category
MetaglipPrecose
CFDA pregnancy category (Weigh risks vs. benefits)

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.

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BFDA pregnancy category (Probably safe)

Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

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Upsides and benefits
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Downsides and risks
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