Glucotrol is sulfonylurea class of drugs, a drug used to treat type 2 of diabetes.
Common use Glipizide is sulfonylurea class of drugs a drug used to treat type 2 of diabetes and belongs to sulfonylurea class of drugs together with glimepiride (Amaryl), glyburide (Micronase, Diabeta), tolbutamide (Orinase) and tolazamide (Tolinase). It stimulates insulin secretion by beta-cells of pancreas.
Dosage and direction Do not change your dose of Glipizide without first talking to your doctor. A starting dose when for immediate release tablets is 5 mg which should be taken 30 minutes before a meal. The maximum dose is 40 mg daily. Maximum dose of extended release tablets should not exceed 20 mg daily. Take it with a full glass of water before a meal. The best result of treatment is achieved when this medication is taken on a regular basis.
Missed dose If you forgot to take your dose in time, please do it as soon as you remember. But do not take if it is too late or time for your next dose is in a short while. Do not take double doses of this medication or extra doses of it. Take your usually dose next day in the same regularly time.
Overdose Symptoms of Glipizide overdose are ones of low blood sugar: hunger, nausea, anxiety, cold sweats, weakness, drowsiness, unconsciousness, and coma. If you experience one of them or any unusual symptoms call your doctor immediately.
Storage Store at room temperature between 20-25 C (68-77 F). Store away from moisture, heat, and sunlight. It is not recommended to store in a bathroom and places available for children.
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