Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Rapilin Tablet


Uses of Rapilin Tablet

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

Side effects of Rapilin Tablet


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


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. It is better to take Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet 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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Special precautions for Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet
Taking repaglinide with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
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.
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
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is
low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
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.
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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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

Frequently asked questions for Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for 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.

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