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A 40-year-old female asked:

My girlfriend takes glipizide twice a day. a clinic just gave her prednisone for arthralgia. can prednisone be taken with glipizide and metformin?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
IT CAN BUT: It is going to make her blood sugars rise quite a bit, depending on dose and dursation of treatment. Her sugars should be monitored frequently(before meals and at bedtime at least) and notify doctor if consistently above 250-300.

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Last updated Sep 22, 2012

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