Who should not take glipizide-metformin?

Glipizide-metformin is not intended for those who have type 1 diabetes. Instead, it is intended for those who suffer from high blood sugar associated with type 2 diabetes. If you are allergic to any of the ingredients found in glipizide-metformin you should not take this medication. Children, breast- feeding or pregnant women do not usually use glipizide-metaformin and should talk to their doctors before doing so.

Certain preexisting conditions can also put you at risk of side effects while you are taking glipizide-metformin. Some of these conditions include adrenal and pituitary gland problems, vitamin B12 deficiency, low blood sugar, lactic acidosis, blood poisoning, surgery, dehydration, kidney and liver disease, heart or blood vessel disorders, congestive heart failure, malnourishment and other.

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