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Glipizide - another oral hypoglycaemic drug


Glipizide (Minodiab - Carlo Erba; Glibenese - Pfizer) is a new oral hypoglycaemic sulphonylurea developed in Italy. Like glibenclamide (Daonil, Euglucon), which we discussed last year,1 it is a potent cyclohexylurea derivative claimed to have a low incidence of unwanted effects.

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