A person that had a heart attach and is a diabetic is taking insulin injection?Plus heart meds but my question is the person is also taking glipizide 5 mg and metformin 1000mg, should these be taken by someone that is non-insulin dependant
The short answer is yes - it is safe for you to take all these medicines to control your blood sugar levels.
Insulin is added if your tablets are not working well enough despite lifestyle changes etc - it supplements your body's own insulin.
Your combination of medicines is very common. They all work together in different ways to help control blood glucose.
https://www.drugs.com/enc/type-2-diabetes.html - scroll down to "medications"
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Posted 3 Mar 2010 • 1 answer
Posted 7 Apr 2011 • 2 answers
Posted 8 Feb 2015 • 1 answer
Medication - diabetic with left ventricular heart failure , is it safe to take medicines at the same
Posted 4 Apr 2015 • 2 answers
Posted 22 Dec 2015 • 0 answers