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Natelide 60mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Natelide 60mg Tablet is used to lower blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is usually prescribed along with other diabetes medicines to achieve adequate blood sugar control. It also prevents serious complications of diabetes like kidney damage and blindness.

Natelide 60mg Tablet is normally prescribed when diet and exercise alone or other medicines have not been enough to control your blood sugar level. It works best when taken before meals. The dose will depend on your condition, and blood sugar levels, but you should use it as advised by your doctor.

You should take it regularly, at the same time each day, to get the most benefit and you should not stop unless your doctor recommends it. It is controlling your blood sugar levels and helping to prevent serious complications in the future. It is important to stay on the diet and exercise program recommended by your doctor while taking this medicine. Your lifestyle plays a big part in controlling diabetes.

The most common side effect of taking this medicine is low blood sugar level (hypoglycemia). You can carry sugar or glucose candy to control low blood sugar level. Other side effects that may be seen while taking this medicine include dizziness, back pain, and flu-like symptoms. Contact your doctor if the side effects worry you or if they do not go away.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have ever had kidney disease, heart or pancreas problems, or if you drink a lot of alcohol. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Some other medicines you are taking may interfere with it so make sure your doctor knows about all the other medicines you are using. Limit your alcohol intake while taking this medicine because it can increase your risk of developing low blood sugar levels. You may need regular tests such as kidney function and blood glucose levels to check that the medicine is working properly.

Uses of Natelide Tablet

Side effects of Natelide Tablet

Common
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level)
  • Dizziness
  • Increased appetite
  • Increased heart rate
  • Nausea
  • Sweating
  • Tiredness
  • Weakness

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. Natelide 60mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Natelide Tablet works

Natelide 60mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Natelide 60mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Natelide 60mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Natelide 60mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Monitor the breastfed baby’s blood sugar during treatment with Natelide 60mg Tablet
Driving
CAUTION
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Natelide 60mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Natelide 60mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Natelide 60mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Natelide 60mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited data are available on the use of Natelide 60mg Tablet in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Natelide Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Natelide 60mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Natelide 60mg Tablet
₹3.08/Tablet
Glinate 60 Tablet
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₹8.6/Tablet
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Natiz 60mg Tablet
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₹5.38/Tablet
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Quick Tips

  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how  Natelide 60mg Tablet affects you.
  • It may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
  • Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemic symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxiety.
  • Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly while you are taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Natelide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Metstol, Tmp, Keno
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Amiur
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Densol, Catrisol, Betaforte
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Beza
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

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Diabetes mellitus type 2 ,thirst
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
A person can control his or her sugar levels by doing regular exercise and walk or regular aerobic exercises at least 30 to 45 minutes per day.MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY THAT IS TO MAINTAIN CALORIES INTAKE AS PER BMI .TAKE HELP OF DIABETIC EDUCATOR. VISIT YOUR DOCTOR AND FOLLOW ALL WHAT DOCTOR SUGGESTED.IN TIME ALL ROUTINE INVESTIGATIONS SHOULD BE DONE.you should not treat it as disease but a start of a healthy life.Uncontrolled sugar levels for long time leads to lower limb weakness which is neuropathy and which is followed by foot ulcers and other complications like kidney or heart problems .online prescription is not allowed without seeing pt.so contact doctor nearby for any change or dose adjustment or visit my clinic at gurgaon sector 52 RdCity snergy multi speciality clinic near SRS MARKET
Diabetes mellitus type 2 required only ayurvedic medicine
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
Go for allopathic medicine
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FAQs

Q. Does Natelide cause weight gain?

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

Q. How does Natelide work?

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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References
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