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Product Details
Generic Name: Repaglinide
Brand Name: Prandin
Prandin or Repaglinide is an antidiabetic medicine that belongs to the group of drugs called meglitinides, and was discovered in the year 1983. It is marketed under brand name Prandin in U.S. by Novo Nordisk Surepost in Japan, GlucoNorm in Canada, NovoNorm elsewhere and Repaglinide by EIPICO in Egypt. In Japan it is produced by Dainippon Sumitomo Pharma. Prandin lowers blood glucose by stimulating the release of insulin from pancreas and achieves this by closing ATP-dependent potassium channels in membrane of beta cells.
Doses of Prandin
  • You can take Prandin as recommended by your doctor; however not in smaller or larger amounts and not for longer than prescribed.
  • Take Repaglinide two to four times every day or within 30 min before meal.
  • Your blood might need to be tested often.
  • Follow scheduled diet plan, regular exercise and weight control.
  • Take the missed dose once you remember; don’t take additional dose to make up the missed one.
  • Get emergency medical help, in case of overdose; symptoms include weakness, confusion, blurred vision, stomach pain, sweating and tremors.
  • Store this medicine at room temperature away from moisture and heat.