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In the US, Glipizide (glipizide systemic) is a member of the drug class sulfonylureas and is used to treat Diabetes, Type 2.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Oral antidiabetic agent: Sulfonylurea

Chemical Name

Pyrazinecarboxamide, N-[2-[4-[[[(cyclohexylamino)carbonyl]amino]sulfonyl]phenyl]etyl]-5-metyl-

Foreign Names

  • Glipizidum (Latin)
  • Glipizid (German)
  • Glipizide (French)
  • Glipizida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Glipizide (OS: BAN, USAN, DCIT, DCF, JAN)
  • CP 28720 (IS: Pfizer)
  • Glydiazinamide (IS)
  • K 4024 (IS: Carlo Erba)
  • TK 1320 (IS)
  • Glipizid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Glipizide (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8, USP 38)
  • Glipizidum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • Actine
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh
  • Antidiab
    Krka, Lithuania
  • Brilizid
    Britton, Philippines
  • Contan
    Chin Teng, Taiwan
  • Diabac
    Tai Yu, Taiwan
  • Diabetrol
    Genovate, Taiwan
  • Diactin
    Beximco, Bangladesh; Beximco Pharma, Singapore
  • Diasef
    Unison, Hong Kong; Unison Laboratories Co Ltd, Myanmar
  • Dibimet Plus (Glipizide and Metformin)
    Novartis, India
  • Dibizide
    Micro Labs, India
  • Dibizide-M (Glipizide and Metformin)
    Micro DTF, India
  • Dipazide
    Siam Bheasach, Thailand
  • Engilor (Glipizide and Metformin)
    Marcyrl, Egypt
  • Ge Di
    Deende Pharmaceutical, China
  • Glibenese
    Pfizer, Belgium; Pfizer Europe, Poland
  • Glibénèse
    Laphal, France
  • Glibenese GITS
    Pfizer, Estonia
  • Glibetin
    Johnson, Taiwan
  • Glide
    Franco-Indian, India
  • Glidiab
    CCPC, Taiwan
  • Glidier
    Taiwan Biotech, Taiwan
  • Glidin
    Panion & BF, Taiwan
  • Gliglucon
    Royal, Taiwan
  • Glimax
    Pharma Nutria, Philippines
  • Glimerol
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Glimet (Glipizide and Metformin)
    Franco-Indian, India
  • Glimet-DS (Glipizide and Metformin)
    Franco-Indian, India
  • Glip
    East West, India
  • Glipin
    Swiss Pharm, Taiwan
  • Glipizida
    Neo Quimica, Brazil
  • Glipizida ATB
    Antibiotice, Romania
  • Glipizida Techsphere
    Techsphere, Argentina
  • Glipizide Accord Healthcare
    Accord Healthcare, United States
  • Glipizide Actavis
    Actavis, United States
  • Glipizide and Metformin Hydrochloride Actavis (Glipizide and Metformin)
    Actavis, United States
  • Glipizide BP
    Galena, Poland
  • Glipizide DHA
    DHA, Hong Kong; DHA, Malaysia; DHA, Singapore
  • Glipizide Mylan
    Mylan, France
  • Glipizide Pharco
    Pharco, Egypt
  • Glipom
    NPI, Oman
  • Glix
    Yung Shin, Philippines; Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Glizide
    Pfoshen, Taiwan; Siu Guan, Taiwan
  • Glucodiab
    Bangkok Lab & Cosmetic, Thailand
  • Gluco-Rite
    Perrigo, Israel
  • Glucotrol
    Pfizer, Indonesia; Pfizer, Lithuania; Pfizer, Slovakia; Pfizer U.S., United States
  • Glucotrol XL
    Pfizer, Bulgaria; Pfizer, China; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Latvia; Pfizer, Romania; Pfizer, Serbia; Pfizer, Turkey; Pfizer U.S., United States
  • Glumin (Glipizide and Metformin)
    Apex, Bangladesh
  • Glumin Puls (Glipizide and Metformin)
    Apex, Bangladesh
  • Glupizide
    Pharaonia, Egypt; Shyh Dar, Taiwan; Unifarma, Taiwan
  • Glutrol
    Purzer, China; Purzer, Taiwan
  • Glycediab
    Community Pharm PCL, Thailand
  • Glygen
    General Drugs House, Thailand
  • Glynase
    USV, India
  • Glynase-MF (Glipizide and Metformin)
    USV, India
  • GP-Zide
    Millimed, Thailand
  • Jie Bei
    Tianjin Institute of Pharmaceutical Research Pharmaceutical, China
  • Li Da Mei
    Beijing AiBuJia Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, China
  • Mai Lin Ge
    Suzhou President, China
  • Mediab
    Medicom, Lithuania
  • Mefoglip (Glipizide and Metformin)
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Mefoglip DS (Glipizide and Metformin)
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Meibida
    Zambon, China
  • Metaglip (Glipizide and Metformin)
    Bristol-Myers Squibb, United States
  • Metdual (Glipizide and Metformin)
    Silanes, Mexico
  • Mieteni
    The United Laboratories Ltd, China
  • Milizide
    Alphapharm, Taiwan
  • Mindiab
    Pfizer, Denmark; Pfizer, Finland; Pfizer, Iceland; Pfizer, Norway; Pfizer, Sweden
  • Minibenes
    Newai Chem, Taiwan
  • Minidiab
    Cid, Egypt; Laboratorio Pfizer de Chile, Chile; Laphal, France; Pfizer, Austria; Pfizer, Australia; Pfizer, Belgium; Pfizer, Bulgaria; Pfizer, Brazil; Pfizer, China; Pfizer, Czech Republic; Pfizer, Hong Kong; Pfizer, Hungary; Pfizer, Myanmar; Pfizer, Malaysia; Pfizer, New Zealand; Pfizer, Philippines; Pfizer, Portugal; Pfizer, Singapore; Pfizer, Slovakia; Pfizer, Taiwan; Pfizer, South Africa; Pfizer Italia, Italy; Pharmacia & Upjohn Pty, Lithuania; Pharmacia Upjohn, Oman; Upjhon, Lebanon
  • Minodiab
    Pfizer, Argentina; Pfizer, Spain; Pfizer, United Kingdom
  • Namedia
    Central Poly, Thailand
  • Ozidia LP
    Pfizer, France
  • Pezide
    Greater Pharma, Thailand
  • Pharmahof Gllizide
    Pharmahof, Thailand
  • Qin Su
    Yangtze River Pharma, China
  • Semi-Glynase
    USV, India
  • Si Le Ke
    Tianping, China
  • Sucrazide
    Dar-Al-Dawa, Tunisia
  • Sunglucon
    Sunward Pharma, Hong Kong; Sunward Pharmaceutical, Singapore
  • Tonbac
    Conba, China
  • Topizide
    T.O. Chemicals, Thailand
  • Xiboge
    Xincat, China
  • Yi Ping
    Jiangsu ShengLang Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd, China
  • Yibida
    Xingsha Pharmaceutical, China
  • Youdaling
    Sine Pharm, China
  • Yuan Tan
    HuaXia Pharm Group, China
  • Yuelai
    Tianjin Pharmaceutical Group Xinzheng, China
  • Zitrol XR
    Square, Bangladesh


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Prop.INNProposed International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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