Last update: Aug. 4, 2014

Glipizide

Very Low Risk for breastfeeding


Safe. Compatible.
Not risky for breastfeeding or infant.

Sulfonilurea drugs stimulate secretion of endogen insulin. Oral anti-diabetic drugs are useless for treatment of diabetes type 1. For diabetes type 2, diet and exercise are advisable. Breastfeeding helps to lower glucemia level. See section on Maternal diabetes mellitus

Alternatives

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

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Tradenames

Main tradenames from several countries containing Glipizide in its composition:

Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Bioavailability 100 %
Molecular weight 446 daltons
Protein Binding 92 %
Tmax 12 hours
T1/2 3,7 hours

References

  1. Serrano Aguayo P, García de Quirós Muñoz JM, Bretón Lesmes I, Cózar León MV. Tratamiento de enfermedades endocrinológicas durante la lactancia. [Endocrinologic diseases management during breastfeeding.] Med Clin (Barc). 2015 Abstract
  2. Glatstein MM, Djokanovic N, Garcia-Bournissen F, Finkelstein Y, Koren G. Use of hypoglycemic drugs during lactation. Can Fam Physician. 2009 Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)
  3. Feig DS, Briggs GG, Koren G. Oral antidiabetic agents in pregnancy and lactation: a paradigm shift? Ann Pharmacother. 2007 Abstract
  4. Feig DS, Briggs GG, Kraemer JM, Ambrose PJ, Moskovitz DN, Nageotte M, Donat DJ, Padilla G, Wan S, Klein J, Koren G. Transfer of glyburide and glipizide into breast milk. Diabetes Care. 2005 Abstract Full text (link to original source) Full text (in our servers)

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