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