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Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
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₹3.91/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Rapilin Tablet

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Uses of Rapilin Tablet

Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
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Rapilin Tablet side effects

Common

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

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How to use Rapilin 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. Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Rapilin Tablet works

Rapilin 0.5mg 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 Rapilin Tablet

Expert advice for Rapilin Tablet

  • Rapilin results in fast and effective control of high blood sugar following meals.
  • For best results, take Rapilin 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 Rapilin
  • 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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Rapilin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Rapilin Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking repaglinide with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rapilin 0.5mg 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
Rapilin 0.5mg 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 Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Rapilin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Rapilin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Repaglinide

Q. Is repaglinide a sulfonylurea drug?
Repaglinide belongs to a category of drugs called as meglinitinides. It is not a sulfonyl urea drug
Rapilin is used for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults
Yes. Rapilin is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Rapilin may cause weight gain. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Rapilin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Rapilin with Trimethoprim
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Rapilin with Fenofibrate
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Fenofibrate: Lipicard, Trichek, Fenolip, Stanlip, Fenocard, Fibral, Fenodac, Fenofibric, Tgr, Trifeno, TG Chek
Rapilin with Gemfibrozil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Lopid, Regulipid
Rapilin with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pancreatin: Digeplex T, Panstal N, Panzynorm-HS, Farizyme, Lapin, Digeplex, Enzox, Panzynorm N, Neutrizyme, Serutan
Rapilin with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin
Rapilin with Orlistat
SERIOUS
Rapilin with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Rapilin with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Trilon, Stancort, Tricort, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort, Vetalog
Rapilin with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Rapilin with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam, Citalin, Citara
Rapilin with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Rapilin with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Rapilin with Lactase
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lactase: Cry NO
Rapilin with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Ristor, Dejac, Xydap, Dapox, Ejalong, Prilyxet, Duralast
Rapilin with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin, Cloneon, Catapres
Rapilin with Budesonide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Budesonide: Bunide, Budvent
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Rapilin with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor, Insuret, Indromide, Indicontin, Indap
Rapilin with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex, Clop
Rapilin with Metolazone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Metolazone: Metoz, Diurem, Zytanix, Zalat, Metadure, Lazon, Metolaz
Rapilin with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Rapilin with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone

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