Glucotrol has “Glipizide” as the active ingredient and is the normal version, but there is also the more advanced version called Glucotrol XL. Glucotrol is also known as other generic and brand name diabetes medications:

  • Glucotrol XL, Glipizide or Generic Glucotrol.
  • etc..etc… and is one of the most popular medications for type 2 diabetes.

Pharmacy Glucotrol
Pharmacy Glucotrol

What is Glucotrol?

Glipizide, marketed under the trade name Glucotrol among others, is a popular medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, particularly in people who are overweight. It is also used in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome. It is not associated with weight gain. It is taken by mouth.

How does Glucotrol works?

Glucotrol (Glipizide) is sulfonylurea class of drugs a drug used to treat type 2 of diabetes and belongs to sulfonylurea class of drugs together with glimepiride (Amaryl), glyburide (Micronase, Diabeta), tolbutamide (Orinase) and tolazamide (Tolinase). It stimulates insulin secretion by beta-cells of pancreas.


The easiest, cheapest and best way to buy Glucotrol is online at a trusted online pharmacy. We can recommend Pharmacy XL which has a big choice of diabetes medications available. Prices are much lower than if you go to your doctor and/or local pharmacist and at an online pharmacy you don’t need a prescription, which concept is totally outdated in the 21st century with information widely available thanks to the internet.

Want to see other medicines than Glucotrol, than check out the following diabetes medications where we have them put them all together from A to Z.