Glucotrol Dosage

Generic name: glipizide
Brand names: Glucotrol, Glucotrol XL
Drug class: Sulfonylureas

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  TAB: 5 mg, 10 mg

Diabetes mellitus, type 2

[2.5-20 mg PO qd-bid]
Start: 5 mg PO qd or 2.5 mg PO qd if elderly; Max: 40 mg/day; Info: divide doses >15 mg/day; admin. 30min before meals

Renal dosing

renal impairment: not defined, caution advised
HD/PD: not defined, caution advised

Hepatic dosing

[adjust dose amount]
hepatic impairment: start 2.5 mg qd

 

SRC: NLM .