Prandimet Oral Tablet 1-500Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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PrandiMet: Oral tablet (1-500mg)

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What is this Medicine?

METFORMIN; REPAGLINIDE (met FOR min; re PAG lin ide) is used to treat type 2 diabetes. Treatment is combined with diet and exercise. This medicine helps your body to use insulin better.

In-Depth Information

PrandiMet 1mg-500mg Tablet

NDC: 001690093
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Storage Information
Protect from moisture
Store below 77 degrees F
PrandiMet 1mg-500mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for PrandiMet 1mg-500mg Tablet

Upset Stomach Incidence:
15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
19.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Sugar Incidence:
33.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for PrandiMet 1mg-500mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and PrandiMet 1mg-500mg Tablet(Metformin Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Metformin Hydrochloride(Metformin Hydrochloride)
Alcohol may interfere with the actions of Antidiabetic agents (Insulin or other drugs used to treat Diabetes). Alcoholic beverages can increase the risk of low blood sugar, or can cause increased blood sugar due to the calories in these beverages. Limit alcohol containing medicines and beverages if you are on Antidiabetic Agents. You should also learn how to recognize the signs of low blood sugar.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and PrandiMet 1mg-500mg Tablet(Repaglinide)
Alcohol and Meglitinides(Repaglinide)
Ethanol may interfere with the actions of Nateglinide or Repaglinide. Alcoholic beverages can increase the risk of low blood sugar, or can cause increased blood sugar due to the calories in these beverages. Limit alcohol containing medicines and beverages if you are on Nateglinide or Repaglinide. You should also learn how to recognize the signs of low blood sugar.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and PrandiMet 1mg-500mg Tablet(Repaglinide)
Grapefruit juice and Repaglinide(Repaglinide)
Although an interaction is possible, these medicines may be used together. Grapefruit juice may increase the actions of Repaglinide, by decreasing your blood sugar. If you use a blood sugar monitoring device at home, check your blood sugar regularly. You should also learn how to recognize the signs of low blood sugar. Report any significant changes in your blood sugar control to your health care provider.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and PrandiMet 1mg-500mg Tablet(Metformin Hydrochloride)
Tobacco and Metformin Hydrochloride(Metformin Hydrochloride)
If you use tobacco or are trying to quit tobacco use, you may need to monitor your blood sugar more frequently. Nicotine, a component of tobacco, can increase the blood sugar. Also, if you are trying to quit smoking, as your body adjusts to not smoking, your blood sugar levels may change; the actions of Antidiabetic Agents (medicines used to treat diabetes) may be increased and this could lead to low blood sugar. Know the symptoms of low or high blood sugar and report them if they occur. Monitor your blood sugar regularly.
Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and PrandiMet 1mg-500mg Tablet(Repaglinide)
Tobacco and Meglitinides(Repaglinide)
If you use tobacco or are trying to quit tobacco use, you may need to monitor your blood sugar more frequently. Nicotine, a component of tobacco, can increase the blood sugar. Also, if you are trying to quit smoking, as your body adjusts to not smoking, your blood sugar levels may change; the actions of Antidiabetic Agents (medicines used to treat diabetes) may be increased and this could lead to low blood sugar. Know the symptoms of low or high blood sugar and report them if they occur. Monitor your blood sugar regularly.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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