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GLUCOTROL® XL (glipizide extended release tablets) How Supplied/Storage and Handling


GLUCOTROL XL (glipizide) Extended Release Tablets are supplied as 2.5 mg, 5 mg, and 10 mg round, biconvex tablets and imprinted with black ink as follows:

Table 2. GLUCOTROL XL Tablet Presentations
Tablet Strength Tablet Color/Shape Tablet Markings Package Size NDC Code
2.5 mg Blue
Round Biconvex
imprinted with "GLUCOTROL XL 2.5" on one side Bottles of 30 NDC 0049-1620-30
imprinted with "GXL 2.5" on one side Bottles of 30 NDC 0049-0170-01
5 mg White
Round Biconvex
imprinted with "GLUCOTROL XL 5" on one side Bottles of 100 Bottles of 500 NDC 0049-1550-66 NDC 0049-1550-73
imprinted with "GXL 5" on one side Bottles of 100 Bottles of 500 NDC 0049-0174-02 NDC 0049-0174-03
10 mg White
Round Biconvex
imprinted with "GLUCOTROL XL 10" on one side Bottles of 100 Bottles of 500 NDC 0049-1560-66 NDC 0049-1560-73
imprinted with "GXL 10" on one side Bottles of 100 Bottles of 500 NDC 0049-0178-07 NDC 0049-0178-08

Recommended Storage: The tablets should be protected from moisture and humidity. Store at 68–77°F (20–25°C); excursions permitted between 59°F and 86°F (15°C and 30°C) [see USP Controlled Room Temperature].

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