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Dosing Information

The dose of Glucotrol 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 Glucotrol Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects of Glucotrol

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Glucotrol. However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience problems. In fact, most people tolerate it 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.
Based on studies of extended-release Glucotrol, the most common side effects include:
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
  • Nervousness
  • Tremor or shakiness
  • Gas.
(Click Glucotrol Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects to look out for.)
You can read about specific side effects in the following eMedTV articles:
Type 2 Diabetes: Fact or Fiction

Glucotrol Drug Info

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