Premeal 1 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Premeal Tablet

Premeal 1 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Premeal Tablet side effects

Common
  • Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea

How to use Premeal 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. Premeal 1 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Premeal Tablet works

Premeal 1 mg 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.

Premeal Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking repaglinide with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Premeal 1 mg 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.
Lactation
Premeal 1 mg 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 Premeal 1 mg Tablet
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Premeal 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Premeal 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Premeal 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Premeal 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Premeal 1 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Premeal Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Premeal 1 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • Premeal 1 mg Tablet results in fast and effective control of high blood sugar following meals.
  • For best results, take Premeal 1 mg Tablet 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 Premeal 1 mg Tablet
  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Premeal with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Premeal

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High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Per day calorie intake should be between 1,500-1,800 calories with a proportion of 60:20:20 between carbohydrates, fats and proteins, respectively, take Healthy fats from raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds etc, fresh Fruits and vegetables,whole grains, legumes and other high-fibre diet, avoid refined carbohydrate diet,if u eat non veg u can take fish, poultry egg white, pulses whereas avoid red meat, avoid saturated fats like ghee, butter, avoid sweet foods, take small but frequent meals, supplements containing omega 3 fatty acids like Multivite fm omega capsule Quit smoking, avoid too much alcohol intake, find ways to reduce stress like meditation, yoga, etc. Moderate exercise daily like a brisk walk for 1 km. hope it helps
I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
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FAQs

Q. Is repaglinide a sulfonylurea drug?
Repaglinide belongs to a category of drugs called as meglinitinides. It is not a sulfonyl urea drug
Q. What is Premeal used for?
Premeal is used for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults
Q. Is Premeal safe?
Yes. Premeal is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Does Premeal cause weight gain?
Premeal may cause weight gain. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 13th Dec 2018.
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