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What is the proper dose size of glipizide?

Glipizide stimulates the pancreas to release insulin. This hormone is essential for glucose transport into the cells where it is used for energy.
  • The usual initial dose is five mg. orally (by mouth) once a day 30 minutes before breakfast. 
  • The usual maintenance dose is 2.5 to 30 mg. orally.

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