Glygen

Glygen

glipizide

Manufacturer:

General Drugs House

Distributor:

General Drugs House
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Glipizide
Indications/Uses
NIDDM.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Initially ½-1 tab as a single dose, then adjust by increments of ½-1 tab. Max: 40 mg daily. Total daily dose >15 mg should be given in 2 divided doses.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 30 min before meals.
Contraindications
IDDM, ketoacidosis, impaired kidney or liver function.
Special Precautions
Hypoglycemia, pregnancy, elderly, debilitated subjects.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances, allergic skin reaction, headache, alteration of hematopoietic system.
Drug Interactions
Hypoglycemic activity may be enhanced by dicoumarol, MAOIs, sulfonamides, phenylbutazone, chloramphenicol. May be reduced by adrenaline, corticosteroids.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
A10BB07 - glipizide ; Belongs to the class of sulfonylureas. Used in the treatment of diabetes.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Glygen tab 5 mg
Packing/Price
(foil) 150 × 10's;20 × 10's
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