Natelide 120mg Tablet

Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Natelide 120mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Natelide Tablet


Uses of Natelide Tablet

Natelide 120mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Side effects of Natelide Tablet


Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea.


How to use Natelide Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It is better to take Natelide 120mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Natelide Tablet works

Natelide 120mg tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas which prevents blood glucose from rising very high after meals.

In Depth Information on Natelide Tablet

Expert advice for Natelide Tablet

  • Natelide results in fast and effective control of high blood sugar following meals.
  • For best results, take Natelide 15 to 30 minutes before a meal.
  • If you miss a meal, skip your dose to avoid hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level).
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Natelide
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) is a common side-effect; learn how to identify and manage its symptoms (sweating, rapid heartbeat, weakness, blurry vision, headache) and teach your family as well.
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Special precautions for Natelide 120mg Tablet
Taking nateglinide with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Natelide 120mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Natelide 120mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.

Monitor the breastfed baby’s blood sugar during treatment with Natelide 120mg Tablet
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is
low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Natelide 120mg Tablet should be used with caution in patient
s with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Natelide 120mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Natelide 120mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Natelide 120mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited data are available on the use of Natelide 120mg Tablet in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Pericort 4mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Nateglinide, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Natelide 120mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Nateglinide

Weight gain may occur with Natelide therapy. If this effect persists or worsens, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly
Q. Does Nateglinide contain metformin?
Nateglinide does not contain metformin
Natelide belongs to a class of drugs called meglitinides. Natelide helps your body to regulate the amount of glucose in your blood by stimulating the pancreas to release insulin.

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