Lowers your blood sugar. alogliptin is a good add-on treatment if your blood sugar is still too high, but you don't want to use an injectable medicine. 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. Find lowest prices Save on your next prescription. Be sure you’re getting the lowest price for your medication, even if you have insurance.
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More Glucotrol side effects » How it works Nesina Glucotrol alogliptin is an anti-diabetic drug. It improves your body's ability to use insulin to lower your blood sugar. Glucotrol (Glipizide) is an anti-diabetic drug. It stimulates your body to make more insulin to lower blood sugar. Type of medication Nesina Glucotrol Prescription only Available as Nesina Glucotrol Used for Nesina Glucotrol › Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Risk factors for serious side effects Nesina Glucotrol Detailed Nesina (alogliptin) risks & warnings » › Use of other blood sugar lowering medicines › Alcohol › Intense physical activity › History of sulfa allergies Detailed Glucotrol (glipizide) risks & warnings »
Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.
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 Nesina Glucotrol No alcohol related info. › Avoid drinking alcohol.
Food Nesina Glucotrol No food related info. › 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.
Kidneys and liver Nesina Glucotrol No kidneys and liver related info. › Might be a better choice for people with kidney problems compared to similar drugs because Glipizide isn't processed by the kidneys.
Weight Nesina Glucotrol No weight related info. › Can cause mild weight gain (2 to 3 pounds). › Can cause weight gain, dizziness, or stomach upset. Upsides and benefits Nesina Glucotrol › Oral blood sugar-lowering medicine. › Lowers A1c levels by around 1%. (Hemoglobin A1c measures your average blood sugar over time.) › Prevents the harmful effects of high sugar levels on your organs and blood vessels. › Rarely causes low blood sugar. › Patients taking alogliptin had less cold symptoms than patients taking Januvia. › 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. Downsides and risks Nesina Glucotrol › Not as strong as other diabetes medicines. Your doctor might add it to your blood sugar-lowering regimen if your sugar levels are still too high. › Likely expensive since there's no generic version available. › Some people might get frequent throat infections or nasal congestion. › 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. Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication Nesina Glucotrol › Can cause headache and cold-like symptoms. › Tell your doctor about any mental confusion, persistent abdominal pain, dark urine, yellowing of eyes/skin, or easy bruising. › Can be expensive depending on insurance coverage. › Check your blood sugar regularly. › 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. Learn more More about Nesina Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert More about Glucotrol Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert