Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet

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Composition for Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

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Alcohol
39.08
₹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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Side effects of Rapilin Tablet

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. It is better to take Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Rapilin Tablet works

Rapilin 0.5mg tablet increases the amount of insulin released by the pancreas, which in turn lowers the blood glucose levels.

In Depth Information on Rapilin Tablet

Expert advice for Rapilin Tablet

  • Rapilin does not help patients who have type 1 diabetes.
  • Swallow the tablets with a glass of water before the meals or within 30 minutes after the main meal. 
  • Avoid driving if you feel dizzy after consuming Rapilin. 
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or are planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.
  • Do not breast-feed while taking Rapilin.
  • Notify your doctor if you have any liver problem or kidney disease.
  • Notify your doctor about Rapilin if you are about to undergo a major surgery.   
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Warnings
Special precautions for Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking repaglinide with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
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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.
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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
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Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is
low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
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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.
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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.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decamycin 4mg Injection, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Pericort 4mg Tablet, Depo Medrol 40mg/ml Injection

Missed Dosageuses

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

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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