Glucotrol XL vs Metformin for Type 2 Diabetes

Glucotrol XL
Metformin
Other name: Glucotrol Glucotrol
Other name: Glucophage Glucophage
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Type 2 Diabetes
2.6
Concern level
1.8
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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...
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Metformin (brand name: Glucophage, Glumetza) is a medication used primarily for diabetes. It is an oral hypoglycemic medication. It lowers blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetics by...
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Hypoglycemia
10
Weight Loss
7
Weight Gain
7
Tiredness
3
Hyperglycemia
3
Arrythmia
2
Neuropathy
2
Depression
2
Insulin Resistance
2
Heart Attack
2
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Nausea
4
Hypoglycemia
3
Tiredness
3
Diarrhea
3
Cramping
2
Depression
2
Infertility
2
Stomach Problems
1
Headaches
1
Hypothyroidism
1
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About Glucotrol XL
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...
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Metformin (International Nonproprietary Name, pronounced , originally sold as Glucophage) is an oral antidiabetic drug in the biguanide class. It is the first-line treatment drug of choice for the treatment of diabetes mellitus type 2, in particu...
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