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  1. GlimepirideGlimepiride
    Glimepiride Generic Name: Glimepiride (glye-MEP-ir-ide)Brand Name: AmarylGlimepiride is used for:Treating type 2 diabetes in patients who cannot control blood sugar levels by diet and exercise alone. It is used along with diet and exercise. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines.Glimepiride is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic medicine. It works by causing the panc...
  2. GlimepirideGlimepiride
    GlimepiridePronunciation: (glye-MEP-ir-ide)Class: SulfonylureaTrade Names:Amaryl- Tablets 1 mg- Tablets 2 mg- Tablets 4 mgPharmacologyDecreases blood glucose by stimulating insulin release from pancreas. May also decrease hepatic glucose production as well as increase sensitivity to insulin.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionBioavailability is 100%. C max is about 103 to ...
  3. glimepiride and pioglitazoneglimepiride and pioglitazone
    glimepiride and pioglitazoneGeneric Name: glimepiride and pioglitazone (glye MEP ir ide and PYE oh GLI ta zone)Brand Names: DuetactWhat is glimepiride and pioglitazone?Glimepiride and pioglitazone is a combination of two oral diabetes medicines that help control blood sugar levels.Glimepiride and pioglitazone is for people with type 2 diabetes who do not use daily insulin injections....
  4. glimepiride and rosiglitazoneglimepiride and rosiglitazone
    glimepiride and rosiglitazoneGeneric Name: glimepiride and rosiglitazone (glye MEP ir ide and ROE si GLI ta zone)Brand Names: AvandarylWhat is glimepiride and rosiglitazone?Glimepiride and rosiglitazone is a combination of two oral diabetes medicines that help control blood sugar levels.Glimepiride and rosiglitazone is for people with type 2 diabetes who do not use daily insulin inje...
  5. glimepiride and rosiglitazoneglimepiride and rosiglitazone
    glimepiride and rosiglitazone (Oral route)glye-MEP-ir-ide, roe-zi-GLI-ta-zone MAL-ee-ateOral routeTabletCongestive Heart Failure and Myocardial IschemiaThiazolidinediones, including rosiglitazone, cause or exacerbate congestive heart failure in some patients. After initiation of rosiglitazone maleate/glimepiride, and after dose increases, observe patients carefully for signs and sympto...
  6. Glimepiride/PioglitazoneGlimepiride/Pioglitazone
    Glimepiride/Pioglitazone Generic Name: Pioglitazone/Glimepiride (PYE-oh-GLI-ta-zone/glye-MEP-ir-ide)Brand Name: DuetactThiazolidinedione antidiabetics such as Glimepiride/Pioglitazone may cause or worsen heart failure in some patients. Tell your doctor if you have a history of heart failure. Glimepiride/Pioglitazone should not be used to treat patients with moderate to severe heart fai...
  7. Glimepiride/RosiglitazoneGlimepiride/Rosiglitazone
    Glimepiride/Rosiglitazone Generic Name: Glimepiride/Rosiglitazone (glye-MEP-ir-ide/ROE-zi-GLI-ta-zone)Brand Name: AvandarylThiazolidinedione antidiabetics such as Glimepiride/Rosiglitazone may cause or worsen heart failure in some patients. They may also increase the risk of certain other severe heart problems (eg, chest pain, heart attack). Tell your doctor if you have a history of hea...
  8. GlipizideGlipizide
    GlipizideBrand names: Glucotrol XL, GlucotrolWhy is Glipizide prescribed?Glucotrol is an oral antidiabetic medication used to treat type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. In diabetics either the body does not make enough insulin or the insulin that is produced no longer works properly.There are actually two forms of diabetes: type 1 insulin-dependent and type 2 non-insulin-...
  9. glipizideglipizide
    glipizide (Oral route)GLIP-i-zideCommonly used brand name(s):In the U.S.GlucotrolGlucotrol XLAvailable Dosage Forms:Tablet, Extended ReleaseTabletTherapeutic Class: HypoglycemicChemical Class: 2nd Generation SulfonylureaUses For glipizideGlipizide is used to treat high blood sugar levels caused by a type of diabetes mellitus (sugar diabetes) called type 2 diabetes. ...
  10. Glipizide Extended-Release TabletsGlipizide Extended-Release Tablets
    Glipizide Extended-Release TabletsGeneric Name: Glipizide (GLIP-i-zide)Brand Name: Glucotrol XLGlipizide Extended-Release Tablets are used for:Treating type 2 diabetes in patients who cannot control blood sugar levels by diet and exercise alone. It is used along with diet and exercise. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines.Glipizide Extended-Release Tablets ar...
  11. GlipizideGlipizide
    Glipizide Generic Name: Glipizide (GLIP-i-zide)Brand Name: GlucotrolGlipizide is used for:Treating type 2 diabetes in patients who cannot control blood sugar levels by diet and exercise alone. It is used along with diet and exercise. It may be used alone or with other antidiabetic medicines.Glipizide is a sulfonylurea antidiabetic medicine. It works by causing the pancreas to r...
  12. GlipizideGlipizide
    GlipizidePronunciation: (GLIP-ih-zide)Class: SulfonylureaTrade Names:Glucotrol- Tablets 5 mg- Tablets 10 mgTrade Names:Glucotrol XL- Tablets, extended release 5 mg- Tablets, extended release 10 mgPharmacologyDecreases blood glucose by stimulating insulin release from pancreas and by increasing tissue sensitivity to insulin.PharmacokineticsAbsorptionBioavailability...
  13. glipizide and metforminglipizide and metformin
    glipizide and metforminGeneric Name: glipizide and metformin (GLIP ih zyd and met FOR min)Brand Names: MetaglipWhat is glipizide and metformin?Glipizide and metformin is a combination of two oral diabetes medicines that help control blood sugar levels.Glipizide and metformin is for people with type 2 diabetes who do not use daily insulin injections. This medication is not for treatin...
  14. glipizide and metforminglipizide and metformin
    glipizide and metformin (Oral route)GLIP-i-zide, met-FOR-min hye-droe-KLOR-ideOral routeTabletLactic acidosis: Lactic acidosis is a rare, but serious, metabolic complication that can occur due to metformin accumulation during treatment with glipizide/metformin hydrochloride; when it occurs, it is fatal in approximately 50% of cases. Lactic acidosis may also occur in association with a number...
  15. Glipizide, Metformin hydrochlorideGlipizide, Metformin hydrochloride
    Glipizide, Metformin hydrochlorideBrand names: MetaglipWhy is Glipizide, Metformin hydrochloride prescribed?Metaglip is an oral medication used to control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes. It contains two drugs commonly used to lower blood sugar, glipizide and metformin. Metaglip replaces the need to take these two drugs separately. It i...