Coming soon. 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. 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+
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More Glucotrol side effects » How it works Precose Glucotrol Coming soon. Glucotrol (Glipizide) is an anti-diabetic drug. It stimulates your body to make more insulin to lower blood sugar. Type of medication Precose Glucotrol Prescription only Available as Precose Glucotrol Used for Precose Glucotrol › Diabetes Mellitus Type 2 Risk factors for serious side effects Precose Glucotrol Coming soon. › 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 Precose Glucotrol No alcohol related info. › Avoid drinking alcohol.
Food Precose 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 Precose 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 Precose 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 Precose Glucotrol Coming soon › 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 Precose Glucotrol Coming soon › 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 Precose Glucotrol Coming soon › 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 Precose Side effects Reviews & ratings FDA package insert More about Glucotrol Side effects Reviews & ratings Alternatives FDA package insert