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Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Low thyroid, sugar.: Metformin has side effects, like gastrointestinal issues-diarrhea, and cramps. Lactic acidosis is the most serious, likely from liver and/or kidney p ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience Family Medicine
Diabetes medication: Used with diet and exercise to help control blood sugar in patients with type 2 diabetes.
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Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
Glipizide: Glipizide is an oral medication used to treat type 2 diabetes. The drug works by stimulating the pancreas to release additional Insulin so a partial ... Read More
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Dr. Evans Prieston
43 years experience Pharmacology
Glipizide: Glipizide is the generic name for the anti diabetic drug glucotrol (glipizide). It is in the drug category of sulfonylureas. These drugs are very ef ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Probably yes: Although, no doctor or pharmacist would recommend that you take them, most likely they are just fine.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably OK: Drug expiration dates are very arbitrary -- they mean only the drug's effectiveness and side effects haven't been tested after a longer time. If prope ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Glipizide: Glipizide is a sulfonurea drug that is used in the treatment of type two diabetes mellitus. It works by stimulating the pancreas to produce more insul ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No different Drugs: These are two different drugs both used for treatment of Type2 Diabetes
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
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Neither is my choice: Hi. I'm not a fan of sulfonylurea drugs (the class they're both in) and haven't written for any in years. Nevertheless, between the two, I'd prefer gl ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
5-10 mg: 5-10 mg, maximum dose 20 mg.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Glipizide: Glipizide is an oral medication for type 2 diabetes.
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