Glipizide(Glucotrol)

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tville01
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Glipizide(Glucotrol)
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2013-01-10 20:10:43
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Glipizide Glucotrol
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Glipizide(Glucotrol)
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  1. What is the medication class of Glipizide(Glucotrol)
    second generation sulfonylurea
  2. What are the indications for Glipizide(Glucotrol)
    Type 2 diabetes w/A1C levels that remain elevated after taking metqaformin

    can be used in conjunction w/metaformin & thiazolidinediones
  3. Contraindications of Glipizide(Glucotrol)
    • Advanced diabetes insulin dependent(beta cells no longer produce insulin)
    • Type 1 diabetes
    • hypoglycemia
    • sulfonimide allergy(still given, be cautious)
    • *not contraindicated in renal failure*
  4. Adverse effects of Glipizide(Glucotrol)
    • hypoglycemia
    • weight gain
    • rash
    • Nausea
    • epigastric fullness
    • heartburn
  5. Route of Glipizide(Glucotrol)
    PO 5-10 mg daily(max 20mg)
  6. MOA of Glipizide(Glucotrol)
    • bind to beta cell receptors
    • stimulate insulin release
    • decrease glucagon secreations
  7. Works best given
    30 min ac
  8. Glipizide(Glucotrol) Interactions
    • Alcohol
    • Antacids
    • NSAIDs
    • Sulfonamide
    • abx

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