Glipizide is a prescription medication that is used to control blood sugar levels in patients that have type 2 diabetes. Glipizide works to control blood sugar levels by helping the pancreas to produce insulin. Glipizide is often prescribed as part of a diabetes treatment program that can also include diet and exercise.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Glipizide include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of glipizide.
What should I do if I miss a dose of glipizide?
If you miss a dose of glipizide, you should take it with your next meal. If you skip a meal, skip the dose as well and wait until your next meal.
What is the strength of glipizide?
Glipizide is available in a strength of 5mg.