Glipizide (Generic) Rx
5mg Tablet
$0.09 per tablet

Glipizide (Generic) Rx

5mg Tablet
  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What are Glipizide Tablets for Cats and Dogs?

  • Glipizide is a prescription medication that lowers blood sugar levels and is used for long-term management of diabetes.

Why do cats and dogs use Glipizide?

  • Prescription Glipizide, a type of drug called a sulfonylurea, is given to cats treat non-insulin dependent diabetes.
  • This medication causes the pancreas to release insulin, which helps normalize your cat’s blood sugar.
  • Glipizide cannot cure diabetes, but it can be used, along with diet and exercise, for long-term disease management to make your cat or dog more comfortable.

What else should I know about Glipizide?

  • Treats non-insulin dependent diabetes.
  • Lowers blood sugar levels.
  • It may take 1 to 2 months to determine if the Glipizide is having an effect.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Glipizide?

  • About 15% of cats will vomit after starting to take Glipizide, but this side effect ususally gets better after a few days.
  • Rare but serious side effects of Glipizide include jaundice and hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar. Contact your veterinarian immediately if you see seizures, collapse, rear leg weakness or paralysis, muscle twitching, unsteadiness, lack of energy, or depression.

How do you use Glipizide?

  • Glipizide is usually given with meals. Follow your veterinarian's instructions.

What is in Glipizide?

  • Glipizide, a type of drug called a sulfonylurea, causes the pancreas to release insulin, which reduces blood sugar.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Glipizide is sold as an FDA approved generic drug. Brand may vary from order to order and variation to variation. We are unable to guarantee which brand will be available at the time of order shipment.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Glipizide?

  • Dogs and cats may use Glipizide for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.