Glipizide

What is Glipizide?

This is an antidiabetic medicine which is used to treat type 2 diabetes. It belongs to the class of sulphonylureas, which means it stimulates pancreas to secrete insulin and also helps the body cells to use this insulin more efficiently.

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am 51 years old male having no complains at present, diabetic since 5 years on glipizide 2mg + metformin 500mg (1 twice daily) and dyslipidemia...

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I would suggest that you go for a 2d echocardiography first and then decide the course of treatment...

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I am having a ct scan tomorrow morning. my questions is can I take glipizide after my ct scan without hurting my kidneys? My dr. told me not to...

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Since if Metformin is taken along with intravenou Iodinated contrast media during CT scan there is a risk of getting a serious side...

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is there anythind that can be done to improve kidney function?I was taking 5mg glipizide one time a day but now 2.5mg twice a day depending what my...

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A HbA1C level of 6.3 is at upper limit of pre diabetes. It shows that your diabetes is under satisfactory control and...

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