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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Repaglinide (Overview)

Repaglinide is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Has anyone had any success with repaglinide for treatment type 2 diabetes?

Has anyone had any success with repaglinide for treatment type 2 diabetes?

Sure: Repaglinide and other short-acting secretagogues (stimulate the pancreas to secrete insulin) are most helpful to control the rise in blood sugar that happens after you eat a meal containing carbohydrates. Typically it is used in combination with other medication such as metformin.

Dr. Andrew Berry
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Repaglinide (Overview)

Repaglinide is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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How does prandin (repaglinide) work for diabetics?

How does prandin (repaglinide) work for diabetics?

Prandin (repaglinide): Prandin (repaglinide) is a anti diabetic drug works by stimulating the pancreas to produce more insulin.

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Where can I buy prandin (repaglinide) without a prescription?

Prandin (repaglinide): Repaglinide is a prescription medication. I don't know how you could buy it in the US without a prescription.

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Dose prandin (repaglinide) cause weight gain?

Dose prandin (repaglinide) cause weight gain?

Some chance: Patients who were switched from glipzide to Prandin (repaglinide) did gain 3% in one study. Also remember that the natural tendency with type 2 diabetes is gradual weight gain. Diet and exercise help.

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Is there a generic version of the med prandin (repaglinide) to control my blood sugar?

Is there a generic version of the med prandin (repaglinide) to control my blood sugar?

No: If no insurance and cost is an issue you might consider looking at a canadian pharmacy as many of my patients have. We have used canadadrugsonline. Com with success as costs of meds keep spiraling out of control in the us. Check out prices. Same meds shipped to your door - get a script from your doc to send or fax.

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Has anyone had any success with repaglinide for treatment type 2 diabetes?

Sure: Repaglinide and other short-acting secretagogues (stimulate the pancreas to secrete insulin) are most helpful to control the rise in blood sugar that happens after you eat a meal containing carbohydrates. Typically it is used in combination with other medication such as metformin.

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I stopped taking Prandin (repaglinide) and have been having diarrhea for a week. I also have a red and itchy rash around my mouth. It got better but its back?

I stopped taking Prandin (repaglinide) and have been having diarrhea for a week. I also have a red and itchy rash around my mouth. It got better but its back?

Many things: Cause diarrhea and rash... generally mild viral infections. The prandin (repaglinide) can be just a coincedence. Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and if diarrhea is persistant for more than a day of treatment, generally more tests are going to be needed.

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What is the definition or description of: Prandin allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Prandin allergy?

Prandin: Is an oral diabetes medication. Allergy is the immune system's over-reaction to various stimuli (antigens), and can occur with any drug, usually with very low probability. Allergic reaction can range in severity from mild (hives) to life-threatening (anaphylaxis).

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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