What Are You Struggling With?

Glipizide (Glucotrol)

What is the Generic Name for Glucotrol?

Glipizide

What is the Trade Name for Glipizide?

Glucotrol

What are the Indications of Glipizide (Glucotrol)?

Type 2 diabetes mellitus

What are the Actions of Glipizide (Glucotrol)?

Stimulates release of insulin from the beta cells in the pancreases and leads to increased sensitivity to insulin

What is the Therapeutic Class of Glipizide (Glucotrol)?

Anti-diabetic

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Glipizide (Glucotrol)?

Sulfonylureas

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Date Published - May 4, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 10, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.