Metaglip Oral Tablet 2.5-250Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Metaglip: Oral tablet (2.5-250mg)

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Sandoz Inc
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Heritage Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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What is this Medicine?

GLIPIZIDE; METFORMIN (GLIP i zide; met FOR min) helps to treat type 2 diabetes. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. This medicine helps your body to use insulin better.

In-Depth Information

Metaglip 2.5mg-250mg Tablet

NDC: 000876081
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
Metaglip 2.5mg-250mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Metaglip 2.5mg-250mg Tablet

Infection Incidence:
1.1-12.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.3-5.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
2.9-3.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
5.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Muscle And/Or Bone Pain Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
12.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
12.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
18.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Metaglip 2.5mg-250mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Metaglip 2.5mg-250mg Tablet(Glipizide)
Alcohol and Sulfonylureas(Glipizide)
Alcohol may interfere with the actions of Antidiabetic agents (Insulin or other drugs used to treat Diabetes). Alcoholic beverages can increase the risk of low blood sugar, or can cause increased blood sugar due to the calories in these beverages. Limit alcohol containing medicines and beverages if you are on Antidiabetic Agents. You should also learn how to recognize the signs of low blood sugar.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Metaglip 2.5mg-250mg Tablet(Metformin Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Metformin Hydrochloride(Metformin Hydrochloride)
Alcohol may interfere with the actions of Antidiabetic agents (Insulin or other drugs used to treat Diabetes). Alcoholic beverages can increase the risk of low blood sugar, or can cause increased blood sugar due to the calories in these beverages. Limit alcohol containing medicines and beverages if you are on Antidiabetic Agents. You should also learn how to recognize the signs of low blood sugar.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Metaglip 2.5mg-250mg Tablet(Glipizide)
Tobacco and Sulfonylureas(Glipizide)
If you use tobacco or are trying to quit tobacco use, you may need to monitor your blood sugar more frequently. Nicotine, a component of tobacco, can increase the blood sugar. Also, if you are trying to quit smoking, as your body adjusts to not smoking, your blood sugar levels may change; the actions of Antidiabetic Agents (medicines used to treat diabetes) may be increased and this could lead to low blood sugar. Know the symptoms of low or high blood sugar and report them if they occur. Monitor your blood sugar regularly.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Metaglip 2.5mg-250mg Tablet(Metformin Hydrochloride)
Tobacco and Metformin Hydrochloride(Metformin Hydrochloride)
If you use tobacco or are trying to quit tobacco use, you may need to monitor your blood sugar more frequently. Nicotine, a component of tobacco, can increase the blood sugar. Also, if you are trying to quit smoking, as your body adjusts to not smoking, your blood sugar levels may change; the actions of Antidiabetic Agents (medicines used to treat diabetes) may be increased and this could lead to low blood sugar. Know the symptoms of low or high blood sugar and report them if they occur. Monitor your blood sugar regularly.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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