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Composition for GLEZ

Glipizide(10 mg)

food interaction for GLEZ

alcohol interaction for GLEZ

pregnancy interaction for GLEZ

lactation interaction for GLEZ

It is better to take Glez 10 mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
Taking Glipizide with alcohol may reduceblood sugar levels in diabetic patients.
Glez 10 mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Glez 10 mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Glipizide(10 mg)


Glez 10 mg tablet is used to lower the blood sugar level in patients with Type-2 diabetes mellitus that is not controlled by diet and exercise alone.

How it works

Glez 10 mg tablet belongs to a class of medicines called sulphonylurea. Glez 10 mg tablet acts by promoting insulin secretion in the body, so that the blood sugars are utilized by various organs, leading to a fall in blood levels of sugar.

Common side effects

Nausea, Itchy rash, Abdominal pain, Jaundice, Abnormal liver function tests, Blurred vision, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Fall in blood sugar level, Sleepiness, Tremor, Vomiting


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Expert advice for GLEZ

  • Do not take glipizide, if you have type 1 diabetes mellitus or have had impaired consciousness due to severe diabetes, liver or kidney disease, or deficiency of an enzyme called glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD).
  • Do not take glipizide, if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
  • Do inform your doctor, if you are about to have major surgery or have had a recent injury (trauma) or develop a fever or severe infection.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery, if you have just started taking glipizide as it may cause excessive fall in the blood sugar level leading to the following symptoms: confusion, faintness, sweating, dizziness, drowsiness, headache shakiness (tremor) and visual disturbances.

Frequently asked questions for GLEZ


Q. Can you take glipizide with sulfa allergy?
You can take glipizide if you are not allergic to glipizide or drugs from the same class i.e. sulphonylureas, sulphonamides or to any ingredients of the glipizide table. Glipizide is not contraindicated in patient with sulfa allergy.
Q. Can you take glipizide with or without metformin?
You can take glipizide with or without metformin. However, always follow doctor’s advice regarding its use.
Q. Can I take glipizide with insulin?
Yes. However, always follow doctor’s advice regarding its use.
Q. Can I take glipizide with levothyroxine?
When levothyroxine is taken with glipizide, it may compromise the blood sugar controlling effect of glipizide. However, levothyroxine and glipizide can be taken together at a dose and schedule advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take glipizide with paracetamol (Tylenol)?
Glipizide and paracetamol have no known adverse drug interactions and can be taken together. However, always follow doctor’s advice regarding its use.
Q. Can I take glipizide with ibuprofen?
Concomitant administration of glipizide with ibuprofen may cause excessive lowering of the blood sugar level (hypoglycemia).Ibuprofen can be taken with glipizide if indicated provided that you follow the advice of the doctor regarding the dose and schedule of use of drugs.


Content on this page was last updated on 21 February, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)