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Glipizide (Glucotrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Glipizide (Glucotrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Glucotrol?

glipizide

What is the Trade Name for glipizide?

Glucotrol

What are the Indications of Glipizide (Glucotrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

type 2 diabetes mellitus

What are the Actions of Glipizide (Glucotrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

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) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

anti-diabetic

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Glipizide (Glucotrol) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

sulfonylureas

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Date Published - Nov 29, 2017
Date Modified - Apr 8, 2019

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