Glipizide is a medication that veterinarians prescribe for lowering blood sugar in cats with diabetes.
Who is Glipizide 10 mg Tablet for?
Why use Glipizide 10 mg Tablet?
Glipizide is a simple-to-use medication that helps diabetic cats manage their blood sugar levels. A nutritious diet improves its performance.
How does Glipizide 10 mg Tablet work?
This medication works to encourage insulin release by the pancreas in an effort to lower your pet's blood sugar.
Apotex or other generic brand
How is Glipizide 10 mg Tablet sold?
Sold individually in 10 mg strengths.
What are the side effects of Glipizide 10 mg Tablet?
If diabetic cats are disinterested in eating, notify a veterinarian immediately. Inappetence can be very dangerous for diabetic cats. Inappetence or nausea may occur, but typically resolve when the product is administered with a meal. Hypoglycemia has been reported in about 15% of cats on this medication. For this and other reasons, veterinarians should monitor cats taking this drug.
What special precautions are there?
Keep out of reach from animals and children.
If overdose occurs, please contact your local pet hospital or emergency pet clinic immediately.
How can I store Glipizide 10 mg Tablet?
Keep in a dry environment at room temperature between 68-77° F
Always follow the advice of a veterinarian when using this product. Typical dosing is 2.5 to 5 mg twice a day, administered with food.