Repaglinide is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.
How it Works
Repaglinide works in the treatment of type 2 diabetes by by increasing the amount of insulin produced by the pancreas, which in turn helps in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Insulin is made naturally in the pancreas which helps control the level of sugar in the blood.If the body does not make enough or makes inefficient insulin this causes increase of blood glucose and diabetes. Thus Repaglinide lowers the blood glucose levels by helping the pancreas produce more Insulin.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Repaglinide may suffer from such side effects; Hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level), Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Sweating, Nausea, Dizzyness