RAPILIN 0.5MG TABLET

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Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for RAPILIN 0.5MG TABLET

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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

  • Repaglinide 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 Repaglinide. 
  • 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 Repaglinide.
  • Notify your doctor if you have any liver problem or kidney disease.
  • Notify your doctor about Repaglinide if you are about to undergo a major surgery.   
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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
SAFE
There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
DECMAX 4MG TABLET, DERINIDE 0.5MG RESPULES 2ML, DECAMYCIN 4MG INJECTION, PERICORT 4MG TABLET

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
Q. What is repaglinide used for?
Repaglinide is used for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults
Q. Is repaglinide safe?
Yes. Repaglinide is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Does repaglinide cause weight gain?
Repaglinide may cause weight gain. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.
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