Is there a generic version of glipizide-metformin?

Yes, glipizide-metformin is the generic version of this oral diabetic medication and, consequently, it is the main ingredient. This medication is available either in its generic form, called glipizide-metformin, or a brand name, called Metaglip. Glipizide-metformin can be found in regular tablet form or in an extended release form. All of these medications help to lower blood sugar levels related to type 2 diabetes. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved generic glipizide-metformin that is manufactured by pharmaceutical companies like Teva Pharmaceuticals, Mylan Laboratories and Caraco.

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