Glipizide vs Onglyza

Glipizide
(Rx)
Onglyza
(Rx)
Glipizide is a diabetes medication.
Onglyza is a diabetes medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.1
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
2.4
Concern level
1.7
Concern level
2.2
Approval Date
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May 10, 1994
July 31, 2009
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
9,250 Discussions
1,323 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Diabetes
Glipizide is prescribed for Type 2 Diabetes and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Diabetes
Onglyza is prescribed for Type 2 Diabetes and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Gli
Hypoglycemia
10
Weight Loss
8
Weight Gain
7
Nausea
2
Tiredness
2
Diarrhea
2
Dizziness
2
Headaches
1
Weakness
1
Shaking
1
Ong
Weight Loss
8
Weight Gain
7
Hypoglycemia
6
Hyperglycemia
4
Cancer
3
Nausea
3
Insulin Resistance
3
Pancreatitis
3
Diarrhea
2
Headaches
2
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Glipizide
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Onglyza
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Hypoglycemia
Gli
Ong
10
6
Weight Loss
Gli
Ong
8
8
Weight Gain
Gli
Ong
7
7
Nausea
Gli
Ong
2
3
Tiredness
Gli
Ong
2
0
Diarrhea
Gli
Ong
2
2
Dizziness
Gli
Ong
2
0
Headaches
Gli
Ong
1
2
Weakness
Gli
Ong
1
0
Shaking
Gli
Ong
1
0
Weight Loss
Ong
Gli
8
8
Weight Gain
Ong
Gli
7
7
Hypoglycemia
Ong
Gli
6
10
Hyperglycemia
Ong
Gli
4
0
Cancer
Ong
Gli
3
0
Nausea
Ong
Gli
3
2
Insulin Resistance
Ong
Gli
3
0
Pancreatitis
Ong
Gli
3
0
Diarrhea
Ong
Gli
2
2
Headaches
Ong
Gli
2
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Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Glipizide during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Onglyza during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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Various and unpredictable reactions may occur when taken with alcohol. These can vary from mild flushing to severe low blood sugar. Adverse reactions such as facial flushing, sweating, nausea, vomiting, palpitations, low blood pressure and headache (Disulfiram-like reaction) has occurred when alcohol is taken while on chlorpropamide.
There may be a negative interaction between Onglyza and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg
Tablet: 2.5 mg, 5 mg
Food Instructions
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Do not consume alcohol while taking this drug because it can cause low blood sugar.
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Glipizide
Saxagliptin Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Glipizide and Onglyza: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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