Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Rapilin Products

Rapilin Products are primarily used for

About Rapilin Products

Uses of Rapilin Products

Repaglinide is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Rapilin Products side effects


Side Effects of Rapilin are Diarrhea, Upper respiratory tract infection, Flu-like symptoms, Back pain, Dizziness, Joint pain.

How Rapilin Products work

Repaglinide 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 for Rapilin Products

Expert advice for Rapilin Products

  • It may cause dizziness. Do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how  Rapilin 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. 

Patient Concerns about Rapilin Products

Frequently asked questions about Rapilin Products

Frequently asked questions about Repaglinide

Q. How long does Rapilin take to start working?
Rapilin starts working 30 minutes after it has been taken. After you take Rapilin, 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 Rapilin?
No, you should avoid alcohol while taking Rapilin since alcohol interferes with the working of Rapilin. 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 Rapilin 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 Rapilin?
No, you should not breastfeed your baby because if Rapilin 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 Rapilin?
You should inform your doctor and take his advice. If you cannot avoid using clopidogrel with Rapilin, take 0.5 mg Rapilin before each meal. The total daily dose should not be more than 4 mg. Monitor your blood sugar levels more frequently.

Products for Rapilin

Rapilin 1mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
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Rapilin 2mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
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Rapilin 0.5mg Tablet
strip of 10 tablets
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
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