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Glipizide and Metformin: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking glipizide and metformin if you have:
 
  • Congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Adrenal insufficiency or pituitary insufficiency
  • Kidney problems, including kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver problems, including liver failure or cirrhosis
  • Low vitamin B12 levels (pernicious anemia)
  • A history of heart attack or stroke
  • Adrenal insufficiency or adrenal fatigue
  • Pituitary gland problems
  • An upcoming surgery or procedure (including x-rays and other radiology procedures)
  • Any allergies, including allergies to sulfa drugs, food, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Metaglip and Pregnancy)
  • Are breastfeeding
  • Drink alcohol.
     
Tell your healthcare provider about all of the medicines you take, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Precautions and Warnings With Glipizide and Metformin to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 
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