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Should pregnant or breastfeeding women take glipizide?

Pregnant women and those planning to get pregnant should discuss the benefits and risks of this medication with your doctor. You should stop taking this drug at least a month before your delivery date. Glipizide may cause low blood sugar in babies. It’s not known if this medicine passes into breast milk. New mothers should either stop nursing or taking this drug. Your doctor may prescribe another medicine if you are breastfeeding.

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