Glipizide Tablet size: 10 mg
Glipizide helps lower blood sugar levels in diabetic cats. What is Glipizide? used to treat type II diabetes in cats along with diet, exercise, and insulin therapy if necessary. What are the benefits of Glipizide? Normalizes blood sugar levels in cats with type II diabetes Highly effective when combined with low-carbohydrate diet Formulated for: Cats What form(s) does Glipizide come in? Tablet How does this medication work? Glipizide is an oral blood-glucose-lowering drug in a class called sulfonylureas. It acts by causing the pancreas to release insulin, which helps to lower blood sugar. How is this medication given? Give this medication exactly as directed by your veterinarian. Allow pet to drink plenty of water. Glipizide should be taken before meals. Follow your veterinarian’s instructions. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you. Common Brand Name: Glucotrol Generic Name: Glipizide Dose and Administration: Use according to your veterinarian’s instructions. Possible Side Effects: Hypoglycemia (blood sugar dropping too low) will occur in some cats on this medication. This is one of the reasons why monitoring is so important. Hypoglycemia is reported to occur in approximately 15% of cats on glipizide. Nausea and appetite loss can occur also. Giving the medication with food is helpful. It is important to realize that appetite loss is a dangerous situation for a diabetic. LET YOUR VETERINARIAN KNOW AT ONCE IF YOUR DIABETIC CAT BECOMES UNINTERESTED IN FOOD. Precautions: Tell your veterinarian if your pet has kidney or liver disease, thyroid disease, a serious infection, illness or injury, or if the pet needs surgery. Tell your veterinarian if your pet is pregnant or lactating. Storage: Store in a cool dry place. A prescription from your veterinarian is required to Glipizide. Size: 10 mg.
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