Information about Nateglinide

Nateglinide Uses

Nateglinide is used alone or in combination with other medications to treat type 2 diabetes.

How Nateglinide works

Nateglinide 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.

Common side effects of Nateglinide

Dizziness, Back pain, Diarrhea, Flu-like symptoms, Upper respiratory tract infection, Arthropathy
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Expert advice for Nateglinide

  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how  Nateglinide affects you.
  • It may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
  • Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemic symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxiety.
  • Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly while you are taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding. 

Frequently asked questions for Nateglinide


Q. Does Nateglinide cause weight gain?

Weight gain may occur with Nateglinide therapy. If this effect persists or worsens, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly

Q. Does Nateglinide contain metformin?

Nateglinide does not contain metformin

Q. How does Nateglinide work?

Nateglinide belongs to a class of drugs called meglitinides. Nateglinide helps your body to regulate the amount of glucose in your blood by stimulating the pancreas to release insulin.


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