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(Generic alternative to Prandin)

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What is Prandin /Repaglinide used for?

Prandin is a prescription medication that is used as an oral diabetes medication. Prandin controls blood sugar levels by helping the pancreas to produce more insulin. Prandin is typically used to treat type 2 diabetes.

How should Prandin /Repaglinide be stored?

Prandin should be stored in an area that is protected from moisture and heat. Keep Prandin tablets at room temperature.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Prandin/Repaglinide ?

Prandin is a prescription medication that should be taken in the exact fashion that is outlined in your prescription. If your prescription is unclear, contact your doctor for more information. Prandin is usually taken on a daily basis, thirty minutes before eating each meal. This medicine should be consumed orally and accompanied by a full glass of water.

When should Prandin /Repaglinide not be taken?

Do not take Prandin if you are allergic to any of its ingredients. If you have diabetes or if you are in a state of diabetic ketoacidosis, you should not take Prandin.

What precautions should I follow when taking Prandin /Repaglinide ?

Prandin should not be taken in addition to certain medications, including gemfibrozil (Lopid) and NPH insulin. Before taking Prandin, let your doctor know if you are taking any other medications.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Prandin /Repaglinide ?

While taking Prandin, it's important to ensure that your blood sugar does not become dangerously low. Symptoms of low blood sugar include weakness, drowsiness, dizziness, headache, sweating, tremor, irritability, nausea, hunger, confusion, nausea, blurred vision, fast heartbeat, or trouble concentrating. Carry an emergency piece of hard candy or glucose tablets with you at all times in order to prevent your blood sugar from falling too low.

When should Prandin /Repaglinide not be taken?

Severe Side Effects: pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine, fever, confusion or weakness; seizures; severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back, nausea and vomiting, fast heart rate; or fever, sore throat, and headache with a severe blist

Common Side Effects: blurred vision; diarrhea, nausea; back pain, headache; dizziness; joint pain; runny or stuffy nose, sneezing, cough, cold or flu symptoms; or temporary hair loss.