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Glez, Glucotrol, Glynase, Generic Glucotrol, Glipizide Tablet

US Brand Name Glucotrol
Generic Name Glipizide
Other Brand Name Glez, Glucotrol, Glynase
Packing 10
Manufacturer USV, Jenburkt Pharmaceuticals
Form Tablet
Strength 5 mg, 2.5 mg
Country India

  • 30 tabs 5 mg $2.40
  • 30 tabs 2.5mg $1.20
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Glez, Glucotrol, Glynase, Generic Glucotrol, Glipizide Tablet : Introduction

Glipizide is an odorless whitish powder which is soluble in NaOH (0.1N) but is insoluble in alcohol and water. The registered trademark of Glipizide is Glucotrol. Glipizide Gastrointestinal Therapeutic System (GITS) release tablets are formulated as one time a day and delivered in the packing of 2.5 mg, 5 and 10 mg Glipizide.

Glez, Glucotrol, Glynase, Generic Glucotrol, Glipizide Tablet : Use

Glipizide drug is used to control diabetes and it can be taken with exercise and proper diet program to manage high blood sugar. Mostly it is recommended for non-insulin dependent diabetic patients also known as type 2diabetes. It stimulates the release of natural insulin of your own body. While controlling high blood pressure it prevents nerve problems, kidney damage, problems of sexual function, blindness and loss of limbs. By controlling diabetes you may also reduce the risks of heart attack.

Glez, Glucotrol, Glynase, Generic Glucotrol, Glipizide Tablet : Side effects

The intake of this drug may cause constipation, nausea, diarrhea, headache, weight gain, upset stomach and appetite. The serious and severe side effects may also occur as bruising or easy bleeding, soar throat, fever, stomach pain, yellowing skin or eyes, unusual tiredness, dark urine, sudden mood changes, seizures and swelling of feet and hands. This medication may also cause hypoglycemia or low blood sugar, it may occur in case of low consumption of calories. The symptoms may include cold sweat, dizziness, chills, blurred vision, abnormal heartbeat, weakness, drowsiness, hunger and fainting. The over consumption of this drug may cause any type of allergy as itching, rash, swelling and trouble breathing.

Glez, Glucotrol, Glynase, Generic Glucotrol, Glipizide Tablet : Contraindication

This medicine should not be taken by the patient with allergy to the composition of Glipizide. Women who are pregnant are also contraindicated with this drug, substance may cause harm to the baby.

Glez, Glucotrol, Glynase, Generic Glucotrol, Glipizide Tablet : storage

This drug should be stored at room temperature and keep away from moisture and light. It should not be stored in bathrooms. Keep all the medicines fro the reach of children and your pets. It must be properly discarded after expiry.

Glez, Glucotrol, Glynase, Generic Glucotrol, Glipizide Tablet : Composition

The inert active components in the formulation of 2.5 and 10 mg are hypromellose, polythene oxide, sodium chloride, magnesium stearate, cellulose acetate, red ferric oxide, opadry blue, polythene glycol, black ink and opadry white.

Glez, Glucotrol, Glynase, Generic Glucotrol, Glipizide Tablet : Important Precautions

You must consult to your pharmacist or doctor before starting the usage of Glipizide. This drug may contain some inactive ingredients that can cause allergy if you have allergic problem to some of the components. Especially the patients of kidney disease, liver disease, hormonal problems, and thyroid infections should consult to their doctor before taking this drug in use. You possibly may experience drowsiness, blurred vision and dizziness due to very low or very high blood sugar level. During stress, fever, injury or infections consult to your doctor about the change in medication. You should wear protective clothing and use sunscreen while using this during elderly as they might be more susceptible to its effects. This drug is not suggested during pregnancy except any clear requirement. This drug may exceed in breast milk so it should be avoided one month prior to delivery. Therefore it must be consulted to your doctor before its usage during pregnancy.

Glez, Glucotrol, Glynase, Generic Glucotrol, Glipizide Tablet : Dosage and administration

Usually the starting dose of Glipizide is 5 mg one time a day to initiate the therapy. It should be taken with breakfast. The patients who are susceptible to hypoglycemic drug they can start therapy from lower dose. The recommended dose of 5mg-10mg Glipizide would be enough to control high blood pressure sugar level. However some patients possibly will need maximum suggested dose of about 20 mg per day. The dose exceeding 10 mg may improve glycemic control of some diabetic patients.