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Rapilin 1 mg Tablet

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Composition for Rapilin 1 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Rapilin 1 mg Tablet

10 tablets in 1 strip
Medicine Overview of Rapilin Tablet

Uses of Rapilin Tablet

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

Rapilin Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Rapilin are 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. Rapilin 1 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Rapilin Tablet works

Rapilin 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.
In Depth Information on Rapilin Tablet

Expert advice for Rapilin Tablet

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

Special precautions for Rapilin Tablet
Taking repaglinide with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Rapilin 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.
Rapilin 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 Rapilin 1 mg Tablet
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Rapilin 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rapilin 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Rapilin 1 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rapilin 1 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Rapilin 1 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

What if you miss a dose of Rapilin Tablet?

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

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Rapilin

High cholesterol and lipid. Also type 2 diabetes under control. Vegetarian. Pls advise on dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
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
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
I have type 2 diabetes since 2 years. Since 6 months, my sugar level remains between 130-150. I take doctor prescribed Gluconorm tablet twice a day. Is it enough?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
I think you should follow diabatic diet chart which will help you to your sugar level in normal limit with tab. gluconorm
Two months back detected type 2 diabetes undergoing treatment of istamet 50/ 500 twice a day before detecting i was fit and fine but now when undergoing treatment i feel drowsy no freshness feel more week why so
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
It may be psychological effect of diabetes you have. You no need to worry about.Take medicine regularly and try to keep sugar level in normal limits. Do exercise regularly.
I am surfing from type 2 diabetes age 39 taking glychek m 1/2 tab after meals now I am also suffering from loud sound gas problem what I do get rid of this
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
Avoid Gas forming foods e.g. beans, cabbage, onions, broccoli, sprouts, cauliflower, cucumbers, apples, raisins, bananas. Avoid Carbonated drinks, Cheese. Packed foods e.g. salad dressings, cereals , breads Use Spices e.g Cumins, Ajwain, Hing, Turmeric.
I have type 2 diabetes. Pls suggest any medicine. Is diabetic curable/ controlable with homeopathy. my blood sugar is 121(fast) and 220(pp).
Dr. Saurav Arora
Dear Sir along with you regular medicines for diabetes you may take SYZ 1x tab (WSI), one tab twice daily for a month.
Is BGR34 is effective in type 2 diabetes? Kindly advice the quantity and time to use it.
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
yes , it is effective. Dose depend upon value of sugar. should be taken before meal

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
Q. What is Rapilin used for?
Rapilin is used for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults
Q. Is Rapilin safe?
Yes. Rapilin is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Does Rapilin cause weight gain?
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 Paroxetine
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Rapilin with Fluoxetine
Medicines with composition Fluoxetine: Flotin
Rapilin with Propranolol
Medicines with composition Propranolol: Psycool, Proparise
Rapilin with Diacerein
Medicines with composition Diacerein: Acert, Dipain
Rapilin with Budesonide
Medicines with composition Budesonide: Budojet
Rapilin with Escitalopram
Medicines with composition Escitalopram: Kopram
Rapilin with Indapamide
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete
Rapilin with Collagen Peptide
Medicines with composition Collagen Peptide: Nudiglue-C
Rapilin with Deflazacort
Medicines with composition Deflazacort: Ducort, Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
Rapilin with Methylprednisolone
Medicines with composition Methylprednisolone: Zencort-M, Welone

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