Glipizide 10 mg

Glynase XL 10mg Tablet 10'S
Diabetes Rx required
MRP ₹ 20.10
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Uses of Glipizide

Glipizide is used in adults to treat Type II diabetes mellitus.

Therapeutic Category

Glipizide: Antidiabetic agents (Sulfonylureas)

How Glipizide works

Glipizide effectively controls blood sugar levels, by making the pancreas to secrete more insulin to digest the circulating sugars (glucose) in the blood. It also helps the body cells to use insulin effectively, thereby reducing blood glucose levels.

Common side effects of Glipizide

  • hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels)
  • nausea
  • diarrhea, stomach pain 

When to consult your doctor

Consult your doctor:

  • in case of accidental overdosage
  • if you experience signs of severe decrease in blood sugar level (such as confusion, headache, excessive sweating, clammy skin, trembling, weakness, double vision, excessive hunger, nausea, vomiting, problems in sleeping, feeling agitated, unable to concentrate, drowsiness, loss of consciousness, slowed reactions, depression, trouble seeing or speaking, paralysis, numbness, dizziness, hallucinations, difficulty in breathing, slowed or faster heartbeat with chest pain)

Health Tips for Glipizide

  • Follow a balanced, healthy diet by consuming nutrient rich foods, controlling portion sizes, and avoiding excessive sugar and carbohydrates
  • Engage in regular physical activity or exercise as recommended by the doctor. Exercise can help improve insulin sensitivity and controls blood sugar levels
  • Take Glipizide with food to prevent stomach upset or enhance absorption
  • Glipizide may cause hypoglycemia (symptoms include shakiness, dizziness, sweating, confusion, and weakness). Always carry a fast-acting source of glucose (such as glucose tablets or a sugary drink) to treat low blood sugar
  • Drink an adequate amount of water throughout the day to maintain proper hydration