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What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much glipizide may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) (see Glipizide and Blood Sugar)
  • Fainting
  • Shakiness
  • Fast heartbeat (tachycardia)
  • Confusion
  • Sweating.
If you happen to take too much, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Glipizide Overdose for more information.)

How Should Glipizide Be Stored?

Glipizide should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture or heat. The tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not take your glipizide as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue on your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

Available Strengths

Regular tablets are available in two strengths:
  • Glipizide 5 mg
  • Glipizide 10 mg.
Extended-release tablets are available in three strengths:
  • Glipizide extended-release 2.5 mg
  • Glipizide extended-release 5 mg
  • Glipizide extended-release 10 mg.

Generic Glipizide

Generic versions of both regular and extended-release glipizide are currently available (see Generic Glipizide for more information).
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