All the Drug Class Drugs
Meglitinide Analog. Repaglinide 0.5, 1, 2 mg. TABS.:30, 90,120. Ususual. initial. dose is 0.5 mg, 30 min. before each main meal, with a glass of water. Max. dly. dose 16 mg. See Lit.
Indicated for adult. with type 2 diab. mell. whose hyperglycaemia can no longer be control. satisfactorily by diet, weight reduct. and exercise.
Also indicated in comb. with metformin in adults with type 2 diab. mell.who are not satisfactorily control. on metformin alone.
Tmt. should be initiated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to lower the blood glucose in relat. to meals.
C/I: Hypersens. Pts. wth type 1 diab. Pts. with diab. ketoacid. Sev. liver dis. Concom. use with gemfibrozil.