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Glipizide

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6.4
6.7  Effectiveness
4  Side Effects
5.3  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 6 Glipizide side effects and 2 Glipizide benefits.

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Effectiveness of Glipizide by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Glipizide, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 16.7% 66.7% 11.1% 5.6%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 5.6% 88.9% 0% 5.6%
Blood Pressure 0% 5.6% 88.9% 5.6% 0%
Breathing 0% 11.1% 88.9% 0% 0%
Confidence 0% 0% 88.9% 11.1% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 11.1% 77.8% 5.6% 5.6%
Digestion 0% 5.6% 88.9% 5.6% 0%
Emotional Well-being 0% 0% 94.4% 5.6% 0%
Energy 0% 5.6% 83.3% 5.6% 5.6%
Eyesight 0% 0% 100% 0% 0%
Memory 5.6% 11.1% 77.8% 5.6% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 5.6% 94.4% 0% 0%
Pain 0% 11.1% 83.3% 5.6% 0%
Patience 0% 5.6% 88.9% 5.6% 0%
Sexual Health 0% 5.6% 94.4% 0% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 5.6% 88.9% 5.6% 0%
Sleep 0% 16.7% 77.8% 0% 5.6%
Stress Level 0% 0% 94.4% 5.6% 0%
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Commonly Reported Glipizide Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Anxiety 66.7% 0% 0% 33.3% 0%
Appetite Loss 83.3% 0% 5.6% 5.6% 5.6%
Bloating 86.7% 6.7% 0% 6.7% 0%
Change in Weight 72.2% 11.1% 11.1% 5.6% 0%
Cold Symptoms 66.7% 0% 33.3% 0% 0%
Confusion 33.3% 33.3% 33.3% 0% 0%
Diarrhea 88.9% 5.6% 0% 0% 5.6%
Dizziness 66.7% 16.7% 5.6% 11.1% 0%
Drowsiness 66.7% 0% 0% 33.3% 0%
Fatigue 66.7% 0% 0% 33.3% 0%
Flu-Like Symptoms 88.9% 5.6% 0% 5.6% 0%
Gas 88.9% 11.1% 0% 0% 0%
Headache 83.3% 0% 16.7% 0% 0%
Indigestion 70.6% 11.8% 5.9% 5.9% 5.9%
Itching 88.9% 0% 0% 11.1% 0%
Low Blood Sugar 58.8% 17.6% 5.9% 11.8% 5.9%
Mood Swings 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 70.6% 11.8% 5.9% 5.9% 5.9%
Muscle Cramping 66.7% 0% 33.3% 0% 0%
Nausea 83.3% 5.6% 0% 5.6% 5.6%
Sensitivity to Light 66.7% 0% 33.3% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 66.7% 0% 0% 0% 33.3%
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Less Commonly Reported Glipizide Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Anemia 93.3% 0% 0% 6.7% 0%
Dehydration / Thirst 66.7% 13.3% 6.7% 6.7% 6.7%
Discolored Urine 77.8% 5.6% 5.6% 11.1% 0%
Drowsiness 93.3% 6.7% 0% 0% 0%
Fatigue 86.7% 6.7% 6.7% 0% 0%
Metallic Taste in Mouth 61.1% 22.2% 5.6% 5.6% 5.6%
Reduced Libido 83.3% 0% 0% 16.7% 0%
Swelling 88.9% 0% 0% 11.1% 0%
Vomiting 94.4% 0% 0% 0% 5.6%
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Episodes since taking Glipizide
Since taking Glipizide Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Fall 4.8%
Heart attack 4.8%
Hospitalization 9.5%
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User Comments about Glipizide
06 Aug 2011 I like Glipizide very well but my only problem with it is that it drops the blood sugar so fast and as such, my doctor decided to switch my medication to Metformin HCL because of future side effects Glipizide might have on me as I age.
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03 Apr 2010 I have been taking it for and my levels have been within the right range
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16 Aug 2009 Working hard to get my diet and activity level under control so I can get off this stuff!
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17 Jul 2009 It works well with minimum to no side effects
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16 Jun 2009 It seems to be maintaining my weight. It has proven pretty effective for me.
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