Generic Glucotrol is an oral medication, often prescribed to people, suffering from type 2 diabetes, i.e. non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, regardless of their body weight. In combination with diet therapy and moderate exercise, Glucotrol is a perfect addition to traditional treatment of this condition and is extremely effective means of regulating blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes of this type. The drug stimulates insulin secretion and enhances an insulinotropic effect of nutrition.
Glucotrol may be also marketed under the following names: Glucotrol XL, Glipizide.