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Rapilin (2 mg) is a meglitinide antidiabetic, prescribed for type 2 (non-insulin-dependent) diabetes.  It decreases the amount of glucose by stimulating the pancreas to release insulin.

Drug information on Rapilin (2 mg) (Repaglinide) from Sunrise International Labs Ltd.

Rapilin (2 mg)

Sunrise International Labs Ltd.
Generic : Repaglinide
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Rapilin (2 mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Rapilin (2 mg)

   Metabolic : Decrease in blood sugar.

   Respiratory : Upper respiratory tract infection and inflammation of sinus/nose/lungs.

   Gastrointestinal : Nausea, diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, and indigestion.

   Musculoskeletal : Joint pain and back pain.

   Other : Headache, tingling, chest pain, urinary tract infection, tooth disorder and allergy.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adults- PO- The recommended initial dose is 0.5 mg with each meal.

How to use Rapilin (2 mg)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

When is Rapilin (2 mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with diabetic ketoacidosis, with or without coma, type 1 diabetes, co-administration with gemfibrozil, and known hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Rapilin (2 mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of adrenal, pituitary, liver, or kidney problems, high blood acid levels, high fever, poor nutrition, alcoholism, severe infection, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Monitor fasting blood sugar and hemoglobin A1c level regularly while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Rapilin (2 mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Rapilin (2 mg)

Store it at controlled room temperature (25°C), and in an airtight container.

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