glipizide/metformin (Metaglip) (cont.)

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PREGNANCY: Glipizide/metformin has not been adequately evaluated in pregnant women. Due to the lack of conclusive safety data, glipizide/metformin should be avoided during pregnancy if possible. Glipizide/metformin is classified as FDA pregnancy risk category C (animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks).

NURSING MOTHERS: It is not known if glipizide/metformin is excreted in breast milk. Due to the lack of safety data and the potential risk for hypoglycemia in the nursing infant, use of glipizide/metformin during breastfeeding is not recommended.

REFERENCES:

FDA Prescribing Information.

NIH. Disulfiram.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/5/2015


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