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For Oral Use
GLUCOTROL is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
There is no fixed dosage regimen for the management of diabetes mellitus with GLUCOTROL or any other hypoglycemic agent. In addition to the usual monitoring of urinary glucose, the patient's blood...
GLUCOTROL is contraindicated in patients with:
The administration of oral hypoglycemic drugs has been reported to be...
In U.S. and foreign controlled studies, the frequency of serious adverse reactions reported was very low. Of 702 patients, 11.8% reported adverse reactions and in only 1.5% was GLUCOTROL discontinued.
There is no well documented experience with GLUCOTROL overdosage. The acute oral toxicity was extremely low in all species tested (LD50 greater than 4 g/kg).
GLUCOTROL (glipizide) is an oral blood-glucose-lowering drug of the sulfonylurea class.
The Chemical Abstracts name of glipizide is 1-cyclohexyl-3-[[p-[2-(5-methylpyrazine-carboxamido)ethyl]phenyl]sulfonyl]...
The primary mode of action of GLUCOTROL in experimental animals appears to be the stimulation of insulin secretion from the...
GLUCOTROL tablets are white, dye-free, scored, diamond-shaped, and imprinted as follows:
5 mg–Pfizer 411; 10 mg–Pfizer 412.
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