What is Glipizide (Glucotrol), and what does it do?
Glipizide (Glucotrol) is used to treat type 2 diabetes. It is a medication that belongs to the sulfonylurea medicine class. These medications operate by signaling to your pancreas to release insulin. Insulin is responsible for transporting glucose from your bloodstream to your cells, where it belongs. This has the effect of lowering your blood sugar levels.
What dosages of Glipizide (Glucotrol) are available?
The following are available dosages and forms of Glipizide (Glucotrol):
- 5 mg
- 10 mg
What side effects are common with taking Glipizide (Glucotrol)?
The most common side effects of Glipizide (Glucotrol) are:
Some people experience more serious side effects from Glipizide (Glucotrol), including:
- Swelling of some parts of the body
If you are taking Glipizide (Glucotrol), and you start to experience side effects, contact your doctor immediately.
Does Glipizide (Glucotrol) interact with other medications?
Who should NOT take Glipizide (Glucotrol)?
Not all people can take Glipizide (Glucotrol). Glipizide (Glucotrol) may not be a good choice if you have:
- An allergy to Glipizide or similar medications
- Kidney and liver disease
- An active addiction to alcohol
What drugs are similar to Glipizide (Glucotrol)?
Does Glipizide (Glucotrol) have a generic form?
Glipizide is a generic drug that is prescribed to treat type 2 diabetes. Glucotrol is its brand name form.
What is the price of Glipizide (Glucotrol) without insurance?
How can I save money on Glipizide (Glucotrol)?
NSUR offers a prescription discount card called NSURx to help you save money on your Glipizide (Glucotrol) prescriptions.
Simply present your NSURx card to the pharmacist the next time you fill a prescription of Glipizide (Glucotrol) at your local pharmacy, and you could save up to 80% on your prescription costs! Moreover, every time you fill a prescription using NSURx, you will receive NSUR Coin as a reward, which you can use to buy goods and services on our health and wellness shopping platform.
Over 35,000 pharmacies accept NSURx prescriptions, including major chains like Walgreens, CVS, and Walmart and smaller, independent retailers in your neighborhood.
There is no limit on the number of prescriptions you can fill using NSURx or the frequency at which you can fill them. You can even use NSURx to get discounts on other prescriptions for your friends and family (including pets!).
Visit NSURx’s price lookup tool to see how much you can start saving today on your Glipizide (Glucotrol) prescriptions and to find the nearest pharmacy to you that accepts NSURx, or call +1 (855) 917-6216. Most users have a pharmacy within 2 miles of their home that takes NSURx.