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Glipizide and Metformin

What If I Take an Overdose of Glipizide and Metformin?

People who take too much glipizide and metformin may have symptoms that include:
  • Lactic acidosis, due to the metformin in glipizide and metformin (see Metformin and Lactic Acidosis)
  • Low blood sugar (see Metaglip and Blood Sugar)
  • Feeling tired or fainting
  • Muscle pain
  • Trouble breathing
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Feeling cold
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Changes in heart rate or heart rhythm
  • Shakiness
  • Confusion
  • Sweating.
If you happen to overdose on glipizide and metformin, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Metaglip Overdose for more information.)

How Should Glipizide and Metformin Be Stored?

Glipizide and metformin should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. The tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep glipizide and metformin and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Glipizide and Metformin?

If you do not take your glipizide and metformin as scheduled, take your next dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose of glipizide and metformin.

Strengths of Glipizide and Metformin

Glipizide and metformin tablets are available in three strengths:
  • Glipizide and metformin 2.5 mg/250 mg tablets -- containing 2.5 mg glipizide and 250 mg metformin
  • Glipizide and metformin 2.5 mg/500 mg tablets -- containing 2.5 mg glipizide and 500 mg metformin
  • Glipizide and metformin 5 mg/500 mg tablets -- containing 5 mg glipizide and 500 mg metformin.
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