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Glipizide 2.5 mg Tablets

Glipizide (Glucotrol®) is a prescription drug licensed to treat type 2 diabetes. The medicine is approved for use in adults and is taken by mouth, usually once or twice daily.
Regular glipizide is available in two strengths:
  • Glipizide 5 mg tablets
  • Glipizide 10 mg tablets.
In most cases, the standard recommended starting dosage is 5 mg a day. However, certain people (such as those with liver problems) may need to take a lower dosage, such as glipizide 2.5 mg.
The extended-release tablets are available in three strengths:
  • Glipizide extended-release 2.5 mg tablets
  • Glipizide extended-release 5 mg tablets
  • Glipizide extended-release 10 mg tablets.
Regardless of the dosage your healthcare provider prescribes, glipizide should be taken at the same time(s) each day to maintain an even level in your system.
(For more details, click Glipizide Dosing. This article offers more in-depth information on how to take the tablets and lists other factors that will affect the amount your healthcare provider recommends.)
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