Q. How long does Premeal 2mg Tablet take to start working?
Premeal 2mg Tablet starts working 30 minutes after it has been taken. After you take Premeal 2mg Tablet, the insulin levels increase causing a decrease in the blood sugar levels. The effect usually lasts for 4 hours.
Q. Can I take alcohol while I am taking Premeal 2mg Tablet?
No, you should avoid alcohol while taking Premeal 2mg Tablet since alcohol interferes with the working of Premeal 2mg Tablet. You may experience signs and symptoms of low blood sugar levels which include weakness, shakiness, cold sweat, cool pale skin, rapid heartbeat, tremors, extreme hunger, dizziness, headache and anxiety.
Q. Can Premeal 2mg Tablet be taken with other antidiabetic drugs?
Yes, it can be taken with other antidiabetic drugs but according to your doctor’s advice. But since all these drugs lower blood sugar levels, regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is recommended.
Q. Can I continue to breastfeed while taking Premeal 2mg Tablet?
No, you should not breastfeed your baby because if Premeal 2mg Tablet passes in breast milk, your baby may experience low blood sugar levels which is harmful for your baby. Ask your doctor for advice.
Q. Do I need to stop clopidogrel if I am taking Premeal 2mg Tablet?
You should inform your doctor and take his advice. If you cannot avoid using clopidogrel with Premeal 2mg Tablet, take 0.5 mg Premeal 2mg Tablet before each meal. The total daily dose should not be more than 4 mg. Monitor your blood sugar levels more frequently.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.