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Glipizide 5mg Tablet Rx

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  • Glipizide is used by veterinarians to lower the blood sugar level in diabetic cats.

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    What is Glipizide 5mg Tablet?

    Glipizide is used as treatment for type II diabetes in cats along with diet, exercise, and insulin therapy if necessary.

    Who is Glipizide 5mg Tablet for?

    Cats

    Why use Glipizide 5mg Tablet?

    -Control blood sugar levels in diabetic cats
    -Very effective when combined with a healthy diet
    -Easy to administer

    How does Glipizide 5mg Tablet work?

    Glipizide works by causing the pancreas to release insulin, which helps to lower blood sugar.

    Manufacturer:

    Actavis, Inc.

    Active ingredient(s):

    Glipizide

    How is Glipizide 5mg Tablet sold?

    5 mg- Single tablets

    What are the side effects of Glipizide 5mg Tablet?

    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.

    What special precautions are there?

    Keep away from children and animals.

    What to do if overdose?

    In case of overdose contact your nearest pet hospital

    How can I store Glipizide 5mg Tablet?

    Store in a cool dry place

    Helpful Tips:

    Pharmacists are standing by to offer Pet Parent counseling regarding prescription medication purchased from Allivet before and after dispensing. Pharmacists on duty are available Monday-Friday, 9:30AM - 5:30PM EST and will be on call Saturday 12:00PM - 4:00PM EST for consultation.
    2.5mg to 5mg per cat by mouth twice a day with food.
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