Glipizide

DOSAGE FORMS

Capsule, Oral Suspension

GENERAL

Glipizide is used to decrease blood sugar levels in diabetic cats. It is usually not used in dogs.

PROPER USAGE

Glipizide is usually given twice daily with meals. Glipizide is not effective in treating cats that have demonstrated a resistance to insulin therapy. Glipizide should be used with caution in cats with pituitary disease, adrenal gland disease, liver disea

SIDE EFFECTS

About 15% of cats will start vomiting when glipizide is started. It usually improves after 2-5 days, otherwise contact your veterinarian. Initially glipizide may cause the blood sugar to drop too fast. If your cat shows signs of dangerously low blood suga

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