glipizide/metformin (Metaglip) (cont.)

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In clinical studies, glipizide/metformin therapy was superior in improving fasting plasma glucose, postprandial plasma glucose (blood glucose levels after a meal), and HbA1c versus treatment with either agent alone.

Glipizide/metformin was approved by the FDA in October 2002.

PRESCRIBED FOR: Glipizide/metformin is used as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects associated with glipizide/metformin treatment are:

Side effects related to the stomach were most commonly reported by patients who newly started treatment with glipizide/metformin and included:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/5/2015

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