Glipizide and Metformin
Dosing Information on Glipizide and MetforminThe dose of glipizide and metformin that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- How well your diabetes is controlled
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you are currently taking.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Glipizide and Metformin Dosing for more information.)
Side Effects of Glipizide and MetforminAs with any medicine, side effects are possible with glipizide and metformin. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate glipizide and metformin quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
The most common side effects of glipizide and metformin include:
- An upper respiratory tract infection (similar to the common cold)
- Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) (see Metaglip and Blood Sugar).
(Click Glipizide and Metformin Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects to look out for.)
Drug Interactions With Glipizide and MetforminGlipizide and metformin can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Drug Interactions With Glipizide and Metformin).