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10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: East West Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.15.30

What is GLIP MF?

  • GLIP MF contains Glipizide and Metformin
  • Glipizide belongs to sulfonylureas
  • Metformin belongs to biguanides
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
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What GLIP MF is used for?

It is used to treat,

  • type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent diabetes) and helps to lower your blood glucose (sugar) levels

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Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to GLIP MF or any other ingredients of this medicine
  • have insulin-dependent diabetes (also called juvenile or type 1 diabetes)
  • have ketone bodies and sugar in your urine
  • suffer from episodes of unconsciousness (this may mean you have diabetic coma)
  • have problems with your kidneys or liver
  • suffer from thyroid problems
  • have problems with your adrenal or pituitary glands
  • have major surgery
  • have had a recent injury (trauma) or develop a fever or severe infection
  • suffer from Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency
  • have uncontrolled diabetes
  • have severe hyperglycaemia
  • have ketoacidosis is a condition
  • have a severe infection, such as an infection affecting your lung or bronchial system
  • are treated for heart failure or have recently had a heart attack
  • have severe problems with your circulation (such as shock)
  • have breathing difficulties
  • have an examination such as x-ray or scan
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before using this medicine
  • GLIP MF is not recommended for use in children
  • Do not drive or operate machinery if you feel dizzy, drowsy, suffer from headaches or have difficulty concentrating after taking this medicine

Tell your doctor if you are taking:

  • miconazole, fluconazole or voriconazole (used to treat fungal infections)
  • non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents (used to treat muscle and joint pain e.g. phenylbutazone, ibuprofen)
  • aspirin or aspirin like medicines known as salicylates (usually used as pain killers)
  • beta-blockers (used to treat high blood pressure and certain heart conditions e.g. propranolol)
  • angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors (used to treat high blood pressure e.g. captopril)
  • cimetidine (used to treat stomach and duodenal ulcers and other digestive disorders)
  • sulfonamides or chloramphenicol (used to treat bacterial infections)
  • quinolones (used to treat bacterial infections)
  • monoamine oxidase inhibitors (used to treat depression)
  • probenecid (drugs used to treat gout)
  • coumarin anticoagulants (used to treat blood clots e.g. warfarin)
  • fibrates (used to treat high cholesterol e.g. clofibrate)
  • medicines to treat bacterial infections called quinolones (e.g. ciprofloxacin)
  • danazol (a hormone treatment)
  • phenothiazines tranquillisers (used to treat psychiatric conditions e.g. chlorpromazine, thioridazine)
  • corticosteroids (used to treat inflammatory conditions (e.g. prednisolone))
  • sympathomimetic agents, such as nasal decongestants and bronchodilators used to treat asthma (e.g. salbutamol, ritodrine, terbutaline, isoprenaline)
  • hormonal agents containing progesterone or oestrogen, including oral contraceptives (the pill) and hormone replacement therapy (HRT)
  • thiazides or other diuretics (e.g. bendroflumethiazide)
  • thyroid products (used to treat patients with a low production of thyroid hormones)
  • phenytoin (used to treat epilepsy)
  • nicotinic acid (used in vitamin supplements and to lower cholesterol and other lipid levels)
  • calcium channel blocking agents (used to treat angina and high blood pressure e.g. nifedipine or verapamil)
  • isoniazid (used to treat tuberculosis) medicines which increase urine production (diuretics)
  • medicines used to treat pain and inflammation COX-2-inhibitors, such as and celecoxib
  • medicines for the treatment of high blood pressure (ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor antagonists)
  • beta-2 agonists such as salbutamol or terbutaline (used to treat asthma)
  • other medicines used to treat diabetes
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • This medicine can be swallowed with a whole glass of water
  • Do not crush the tablet

If you take more GLIP MF

  • If you take too many GLIP MF or if someone else has taken your medicine, talk to your doctor immediately
  • Symptoms of over dosage are faintness, confusion, drowsiness, headache, dizziness, sweating or shakiness and visual disturbances, vomiting, bellyache (abdominal pain) with muscle cramps, a general feeling of not being well with severe tiredness and difficulty in breathing these may be symptoms of low blood sugar. You should eat or drink something sugary

If you forget to take GLIP MF

  • If you miss a dose, it is important that you take your medicine as soon as you remember or feel faint, otherwise your blood sugar will become too high and you may go into a coma (or fall unconscious). Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking GLIP MF

  • Do not stop taking GLIP MF without talking to your doctor first
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

Glipizide

  • an allergic reaction such as wheeziness, difficulty breathing or swelling of the eyelids, face or lips, rash or itching (especially affecting the whole body)
  • reductions in blood cells and blood platelets - skin pale yellow, cause weakness or breathlessness or make bruising, bleeding or infections more likely
  • nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, feeling generally unwell, fever, itching, light coloured bowel movements, dark coloured urine and jaundice which causes yellowing of the skin and whites of the eyes
  • a blood pigment disorder. This can cause blistering or peeling of skin exposed to sunlight, skin darkening or excessive hair growth
  • feeling with a throbbing headache, flushed skin, increased heart rate, shortness of breath, feeling or being sick, vision problems, confusion and low blood pressure which may make you dizzy especially on standing up from lying or sitting

Metformin

  • lactic acidosis – vomiting, stomach ache (abdominal pain), muscle cramps, tiredness difficulty in breathing, reduced body temperature and heartbeat

Glipizide

  • low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia)
  • feeling sick, diarrhoea or stomach pains

Metformin

  • changes in taste

Glipizide

  • dizziness, drowsiness/sleepiness
  • shakiness (tremor), blurred vision, being sick
  • eczema (inflammation of the skin)

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Additional Information
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  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
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