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What If I Take an Overdose?

People who take too much Metaglip may have symptoms that include:
  • Lactic acidosis due to the metformin in Metaglip (see Metformin and Lactic Acidosis)
  • Low blood sugar (see Metaglip and Blood Sugar)
  • Feeling tired or fainting
  • Muscle pain
  • Trouble breathing
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Feeling cold
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • Changes in heart rate or heart rhythm
  • Shakiness
  • Confusion
  • Sweating.
If you happen to overdose on Metaglip, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Metaglip Overdose for more information.)

How Should Metaglip Be Stored?

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

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

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

Strengths of Metaglip

Metaglip tablets are available in three strengths:
  • Metaglip 2.5 mg/250 mg tablets -- containing 2.5 mg glipizide and 250 mg metformin
  • Metaglip 2.5 mg/500 mg tablets -- containing 2.5 mg glipizide and 500 mg metformin
  • Metaglip 5 mg/500 mg tablets -- containing 5 mg glipizide and 500 mg metformin.
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