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Composition

Glipizide(5 mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Glipizide(5 mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

Non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus.

SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea, stomach upset, skin rash, acute toxicity.

DRUG INTERACTION

Alcohol may prolong the action of glipizide by delaying the absorption and elimination of glipizide. Patients taking glipizide should keep alcohol consumption to a minimum. Cholestyramine (Questran, Questran Light) may reduce the absorption and consequently the effect of glipizide. Therefore, glipizide should be administered 1-2 hours before cholestyramine is administered.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

This medication is an oral hypoglycemic (anti-diabetic drug), prescribed for type 2 diabetes.

SUBSTITUTES

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INTERACTIONS

Can I take Efgy (5mg) during pregnancy?

Studies in animals have shown risk to fetus, however there are no sufficient studies in humans. This drug may be used in pregnant women if benefit outweighs the risk. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Efgy (5mg) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Contraindicated: The drug should not be used by breastfeeding women, as evidences from studies have shown that there is a high risk of causing significant damage to infants.

Can I take Efgy (5mg) with alcohol?

Since there is some doubt about the results of concurrent use in this interaction, it is advised to give some guidance to the patient about its possible adverse effects and/or consider close monitoring.