Read the side effects of Glipizide as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.
Low blood sugar.
Increased risk of death due to heart problems.
Central Nervous System
Dizziness and vertigo.
Allergic skin reactions, inflammation of skin, itching, redness, hives, eruptions and photosensitivity.
Eye and ENT
GI disturbances (eg, nausea, loss of appetite, heartburn) and diarrhea.
Mild urinary frequency, elevated Blood, Urea, Nitrogen and creatinine levels.
Jaundice and elevated LFT (liver function test) results.
Decrease in white blood cells, platelets, hemoglobin.
Disulfiram – like reaction (symptoms like uneasiness, vomiting, mental confusion, chest pain, headache etc on taking alcohol while on the medication), weakness, tingling, fatigue and uneasiness.
Other Precautions :
*Proper diet, regular exercise needed. Do not change the dose of your medicine without checking with your doctor.