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glip·i·zide

 (glĭp′ĭ-zīd′)
n.
A sulfonylurea drug, C21H27N5O4S, used to treat type 2 diabetes.

[gli-, pref. for drugs used to control hyperglycemia (variant of gly-; see glyburide) + alteration of py(ra)z(ine) + (am)ide.]
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Noun1.glipizide - 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
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Mylan said the Glipizide Extended-release Tablets, 5 mg and 10 mg is generic version of Pfizer's GLUCOTROL XL.
M2 PHARMA-November 17, 2015-Mylan introduces generic GLUCOTROL XL Tablets for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
Second-generation agents in the sulfonylurea class include Glipizide (Glucotrol and Glucotrol XL) and Glyburide (Micronase, Glynase, and Diabeta) and have been the standards for many years.
He already had enough Glucotrol XL at home and had not requested a refill, so he assumed this was a new medication.
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