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  1. Repaglinide Benefits & Uses
  2. Repaglinide Dosage & How to Take
  3. Repaglinide Side Effects
  4. Repaglinide Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Repaglinide with Other Drugs
  6. Repaglinide Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Repaglinide
  8. Repaglinide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Repaglinide Benefits & Uses

Repaglinide is used to treat the following -

  1. टाइप 2 मधुमेह Primary

Repaglinide Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Repaglinide

Repaglinide

Repaglinide Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Repaglinide is used -

  1. Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level)
  2. Abdominal Pain Mild
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Anxiety Severe
  5. Nausea or vomiting
  6. Blurred vision
  7. Headache Mild
  8. Confusion
  9. Bloody Urine
  10. Chills

Repaglinide Related Warnings

Is the use of Repaglinide safe for pregnant women?

Repaglinide can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

Severe

Is the use of Repaglinide safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Repaglinide may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Repaglinide should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

Severe

What is the effect of Repaglinide on the Kidneys?

Repaglinide can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Repaglinide on the Liver?

There may be an adverse effect on the liver after taking Repaglinide. If you observe any side effects on your body then stop taking this drug. Take this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Repaglinide on the Heart?

Repaglinide is rarely harmful for the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Repaglinide with Other Drugs

Repaglinide should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Cimetidine

Repaglinide Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Repaglinide unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Diabetic Ketoacidosis
  2. Allergy
  3. Diabetes Type 1
  4. Hypoglycemia (Low Blood Sugar)
  5. Heart Disease
  6. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Repaglinide

Is this Repaglinide habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Repaglinide is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, you can operate a vehicle or heavy machinery after taking Repaglinide since it does not cause drowsiness.

Safe

Is it safe?

Repaglinide is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, the use of Repaglinide in mental disorders is not effective.

No

Repaglinide Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Repaglinide

There is no information on the effects of taking Repaglinide with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Repaglinide

Taking Repaglinide with alcohol can have severely harmful effects on your health.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Prandin® (repaglinide)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 273
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