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Who should not take glipizide extended release?

If you are allergic to any ingredient in glipizide extended release tablets, you should not take this medication. If you have Type 1 diabetes, severe diabetes-related problems such as diabetic coma or diabetic ketoacidosis, very high blood acid levels, or moderate to severe burns, you should not take glipizide extended release tablets. Women who are pregnant, especially those within one month of their due date, should not take glipizide extended release tablets because of the risk of harm to the unborn baby. Children should also not take glipizide extended release tablets because its safety and effectiveness has not been proven in children under 18. Talk to your doctor before taking glipizide extended release tablets if you have a history of liver, kidney, thyroid, heart, or stomach problems, or if you drink a lot of alcohol. If you have a history of hormonal problems, low blood sodium levels, severe infection, or poor nutrition, you should also talk to your doctor before taking glipizide extended release tablets.

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