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Does lantus make you gain weight?

I have been on Lantus for three weeks and have gained 7 lbs. I started on 45 units, then went to 55 units and I am now on 60 units once a day. I take Lantus with Glipizide, which I take 10 Mg twice a day. My sugars remain around 150 in the morning and by 3pm they are in the low to mid 200s.

Is glipizide er the same as glipizide xl?

after years of taking glipizide xl, without changing prescription, online pharmacy just changed my medicine to glipizide er - is that a generic form? is there a difference in the medication?

How long does it take for glipizide start working after u take it & how long does the help last?

like for instance it takes 25 minutes before prantin medicine for diabetes is effective I was wandering if the same applies to glipizide 5mg

Differences in Glipizide ER and XL?

I was on Glipizide ER and had excellent blood sugar control. I was switched to Glipizide XL and even though I eat the same things my blood sugar is often over 200. Aren't this drugs the same?

Why take glipizide 30 minutes before breakfast and dinner?

Per a previous glipizide response: onset of action is 90 minuets and the maximum effect happens between 2-4 hours later. Why am I instructed to take glipizide 30 minutes before breakfast and dinner? My breakfast is usually small low carb and larger lunch, wouldn't glipizide be more effective... read more

Does glipizide cause weight gain?

What is the difference between glipizide xl 5mg and just glipizide 5mg?

or is there any difference between these two types of glipizide?

Glipizide overdose?

What are the worries of taking 4 10mg tabs a day on accident instead of just the 1 10mg tab I'm used to taking since 2008? I am a 66 year old female with type 2 diabetes a breast cancer survivor,6 years ago a pace maker-thyroid cancer-mother of 7 and need to know about an accidental overdose... read more

I'm on glipizide er and still have high blood sugars. What am I doing wrong ?

I had lactic acidosis so I can't take metformin. I am now on 20 mg of glipizide er taken at breakfast. I did have an infection but have now finished the antibiotic.

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