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Glipizide vs. Onglyza for Diabetes

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Glipizide

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Other Names: Glucotrol   Glucotrol XL

Onglyza

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Other Names: Saxagliptin
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 6,377 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 802 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Glipizide is an oral medium-to-long acting anti-diabetic drug from the sulfonylurea class. It is classified as a second generation sulfonylurea, which means that it undergoes enterohepatic circulation. The structure on the R2 group is a much larger cyclo... Read more on Wikipedia
Saxagliptin (International Nonproprietary Name), previously identified as BMS-477118, is a new oral hypoglycemic (anti-diabetic drug) of the new DPP-4 inhibitors class of drugs. Early development was solely by Bristol-Myers Squibb in 2007 AstraZe... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Glipizide vs. Onglyza

32 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
dr today , she took me off glipizide and put me on onglyza...
...and put me on onglyza 5mg , metformin 1000mg 2x daily stayed same . only lost 5lbs , i dont understand that because...
in the P.M. because my glucose level tend to dip very low...
...started taking Onglyza in 12-2010 and my fasting blood glucose levels have gone down about 30 points. I have to be very careful in the P.M. because my glucose level tend to dip very low. I am als...
drugs like Glipizide often cause bg low, Januvia...
...So much about bg spikes has to do with hormonal signals. If your stress bormones are unbalanced they will signal liver to convert glychogen into glucose when you really are not low. Metformin often...
insulin producing med I was on was glipizide for a month or...
...the med you take is metformin? What is your ...I have no experience with Onglyza, the only insulin producing med I was on was glipizide for a month or ...will know more about Onglyza than I...
diabetes and want to know if I should stop taking the pills...
...my diabetes meds. I'm on Metformin 1000 mg and Glipizide 10 mg and Onglyza 5 mg for type 2 diabetes and want to know if I should stop taking the pills during the H2o2...
Onglyza, i have rarely used insulin or glipizide & the hypo...
...the only warning i had for that one was feeling very sleepy. usually when ...shake, and get very agitated. then ...the liver. Since starting Onglyza, i have rarely used insulin or glipizide &...
Onglyza once a day and glipizide 2x daily. Metformin makes...
...once a day and glipizide 2x daily. Metformin makes your stomach sick. it...
down. The dr took me off of glipizide and onglyza as they...
...down. The dr took me off of glipizide and onglyza as they will lower your blood sugars. But I Was to remain on the metformin. 2 days after ...I ate. �I Am happy to be off the diabetes meds. �The...
before bed. I take Onglyza and Glipizide in the morning....
...Onglyza and Glipizide ...likely my Dr will up the dosage again at my three month appt. I've been taking it for a few weeks and I've lost over 5lbs so far. My first injection made me a little nau...
again. He is taking Glipizide and Onglyza. The Primary...
...since 2002. We were doing really well and had it under control. In July 2011 he developed a foot ulcer which required ...again. He is taking Glipizide and Onglyza. The Primary said...
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