What is Glucotrol
Approved as Treatment by the FDAGlipizide, also called Glucotrol, is approved by the FDA for 1 uses such as Type 2 Diabetes .
When to interrupt dosageThe quantity of Glucotrol is contingent upon the identified condition. The dosage is subject to the technique of delivery (e.g. Tablet - Oral or Tablet, film coated - Oral) detailed in the table below.
Glucotrol Novel Uses: Which Conditions Have a Clinical Trial Featuring Glucotrol?162 ongoing studies are assessing the potential of Glucotrol to treat Type 2 Diabetes.
Glucotrol Reviews: What are patients saying about Glucotrol?
Patient Q&A Section about glucotrolThese questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.
Is Glucotrol an insulin?
"Glipizide works by making the pancreas produce insulin, which helps the body to break down sugar. It also helps the body to use insulin effectively."
What is the drug Glucotrol used for?
"Glipizide is used in conjunction with diet and exercise to help control high blood sugar levels in people with [type 2 diabetes](https://www.withpower.com/clinical-trials/type-2-diabetes). It may also be used in combination with other diabetes medications. By controlling high blood sugar levels, it helps to prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems."
What kind of drug is Glucotrol?
"A prescription medication called Glucotrol is used to treat the symptoms of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Glucotrol can be used alone or with other medications. It belongs to a class of antidiabetic drugs called sulfonylureas."
Is Glucotrol the same as metformin?
"Metformin is a medication used to treat polycystic ovaries and weight gain due to medications used for treating psychoses. Metformin is sold under the brand names Glumetza, Glucophage, and Fortamet. Glipizide is another medication used to treat these conditions and it is sold under the brand names Glucotrol and Glucotrol XL."