Glucotrol


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Related to Glucotrol: Glucophage, glyburide, glipizide, metformin, Januvia
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Noun1.Glucotrol - an oral antidiabetic drug (trade name Glucotrol) that stimulates the release of insulin from the pancreas
antidiabetic, antidiabetic drug - a drug used to treat diabetes mellitus
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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On the other hand, glimepiride (Amaryl), glipizide (Glucotrol), and glyburide (Diabeta, Micronase) do not appear to lower cardiovascular risk.
Glipizide * Glucotrol Montelukast * Singulair Insulin glargine * Lantus
Other Options If metformin doesn't lower your blood sugar sufficiently, other older drugs may be used with it--for example, glipizide (Glucotrol), or glimepiride (Amaryl).
Six drugs are included in this subclass: chlorpropamide, glimepiride (Amaryl), glipizide (Glucotrol), glyburide, tolazamide (Tolinase), and tolbutamide.
M2 PHARMA-November 17, 2015-Mylan introduces generic GLUCOTROL XL Tablets for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
M2 EQUITYBITES-November 17, 2015-Mylan introduces generic GLUCOTROL XL Tablets for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Glipizide in the Chinese market mainly comes from Pfizer (Trade Name: Glucotrol Common Name: Glipizide Controlled Release Tablets), Disha Pharmaceutical Group (Trade Name: Dishapian Common Name: Glipizide Tablets) and Yangtze River Pharmaceutical Group (Trade Name: Qinsu Common Name: Glipizide Extended Release Tablets).
Sulfonylureas such as Glyburide (Diabeta, Gly-nase, Micronase), Glipizide (Glucotrol), Glimepirid (Amaryl) help to treat T2DM by increasing the insulin release from the insulin storage vescicles.
Examples include: glyburide (Micronase), glimepiride (Amaryl) and extended-release glipizide (Glucotrol and Glucotrol XL).
About 60 in 100,000 of those who take sulfonylurea drugs - such as glipizide (Glucotrol) -- would be expected to develop bladder cancer.
The second-generation sulfonylureas glipizide (Glucotrol), glimepiride (Amaryl), and glyburide (DiaBeta, Glynase, and Micronase) are prescribed much more frequently than the first-generation agents because they do not cause animal developmental toxicity, and can be considered low risk.