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Generic: metformin-repaglinide
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It is used to treat type 2 diabetes
               



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What should I watch for while using this medicine?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress.

Learn how to check your blood sugar. Learn the symptoms of low and high blood sugar and how to manage them.

If you have low blood sugar, eat or drink something that has sugar. Make sure others know to get medical help quickly if you have serious symptoms of low blood sugar, like if you become unconscious or have a seizure.

If you need surgery or if you will need a procedure with contrast drugs, tell your doctor or health care professional that you are taking this medicine.

Wear a medical ID bracelet or chain, and carry a card that describes your disease and details of your medicine and dosage times.

What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • breathing problems
  • confusion
  • dark urine
  • dizziness
  • fast heartbeat
  • feeling anxious
  • fever, chills, sore throat
  • general ill feeling or flu- like symptoms
  • increased hunger
  • muscle aches or pains
  • nausea, vomiting
  • right upper belly pain
  • shakiness
  • slow or irregular heartbeat
  • sweating
  • unusual bleeding or bruising
  • unusual stomach pain or discomfort
  • unusually tired or weak
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

  • diarrhea
  • headache
  • heartburn
  • stomach gas, upset

Where should I keep my medicine?

Keep out of the reach of children.

Store at temperatures less than 25 degrees C (77 degrees F). Protect from light. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

               
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