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Glipizide + Metformin
Information about Glipizide + Metformin
How Glipizide + Metformin works
Glipizide + Metformin is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Glipizide and Metformin. Glipizide is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose. Metformin is a biguanide which works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin.
Common side effects of Glipizide + Metformin
Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level), Diarrhea, Headache
Available Medicine for Glipizide + Metformin
Dibizide-MMicro Labs Ltd
GlimetFranco-Indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹6 to ₹192 variant(s)
Glyson-MFUnison Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
MetaglezAristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹4 to ₹212 variant(s)
GliforBiochem Pharmaceutical Industries
Glucotrol MFJenburkt Pharmaceuticals Ltd
MetglibTaurus Laboratories Pvt Ltd
Diacon MBal Pharma Ltd
Glibities MFTheo Pharma Pvt Ltd
Expert advice for Glipizide + Metformin
- Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking this medicine.
- It can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
- Inform your doctor about your diabetes treatment if you are due to have surgery under a general anesthetic.
- Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any deep or rapid breathing or if you have persistent nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain as Glipizide + Metformin may cause a rare but serious condition called lactic acidosis, which is an excess of lactic acid in the blood.
- Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, or yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice).