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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Metglip 2.5/250.
Metglip 2.5/250 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the de... View More
Metglip 2.5/250 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the b... View More
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Metglip 2.5/250 should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Metglip 2.5/250 may be needed. Please consult your docto... View More
Metglip 2.5/250 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metglip 2.5/250 may be needed. Please consult your doctor... View More
Metglip 2.5/250 belongs to a category of medicines known as anti-diabetic drugs. It is a combination of two medicines used to treat type 2 diabetes mell... View More
Uses of Metglip 2.5/250
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Side effects of Metglip 2.5/250
- Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
- Taste change
- Stomach pain
- Upper respiratory tract infection
How to use Metglip 2.5/250
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Metglip 2.5/250 is to be t... View More
How Metglip 2.5/250 works
Metglip 2.5/250 is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Glipizide and Metformin. Glipizide is a sulfonylurea which works by increasing the amoun... View More
- 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 Metglip 2.5/2... View More
- Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, or yellowing o... View More
Type 2 DM
Should be taken with food.
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Initial treatment: start at 2.5 mg/250 mg (glipizide/metformin) PO qDay with food If fasting plasma glucose = 280-320 mg/dL: ... View More
Renal impairment: Serum creatinine (SCr) >1.5 mg/dL (males) or >1.4 mg/dL (females) Obtain eGFR before starting metformin eGFR <30 mL/min/1.73 m²: Con... View More
Hypersensitivity. Type 2 diabetes mellitus; ketoacidosis; severe renal or hepatic insufficiency, diabetic coma, cardiac failure, recent MI, CHF. IDDM; s... View More
Mode of Action
Glipizide stimulates insulin release from pancreatic beta-cells and reduces gluconeogenesis in liver cells. It also increases insulin sensitivity at tar... View More
Hypoglycaemia, stress, elderly. Thyroid impairment, monitor blood-glucose conc and renal function regularly. Lactation: enters breast milk; not recom... View More
Glipizide: GI upsets, diarrhoea, nausea; allergic skin reactions, leucopaenia, thrombocytopaenia, agranulocytosis, hyponatraemia; jaundice; haemolytic a... View More
Glipizide: Decreased effect with beta-blockers, cholestyramine, hydantoins, thiazide diuretics and urinary alkalinizers. Metformin: Additive effect wit... View More
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