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I am taking metformin and glipizide. Can I drink some beer

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I am taking metformin and glipizide. Can I drink some beer?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Ken replied 5 years ago.

If I were you I would avoid beer or any alcohol {in any quantity}. Drinking alcohol can cause variations in blood sugar levels. Lactate levels can also increase when drinking alcohol and increase the risk of lactic acidosis.

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