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Glinate 120Mg Tablet is used to treat people with type 2 diabetes. It is used alone, or in a combination, to control high blood sugar levels, along with an effective diet and exercise routine. This way, it also helps to prevent kidney damage, blindness, loss of limbs, nerve problems, and sexual dysfunctions. It also reduces the risk of experiencing heart attacks and strokes. It works by stimulating the body to produce increased amounts of insulin to reduce blood sugar levels. This medication is administered orally, and is available in the form of tablets.
Nateglinide is an anti-diabetic drug, which is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. This drug should be used in conjunction with diet and exercise for effective glycaemic control.
How to take Glinate?
The dosage and the drug form depend on the age, weight and medical condition of an individual. Take Nateglinide as prescribed by your doctor.
Swallow the tablet whole. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Nateglinide tablets are taken 3 times a day, 30 minutes before a meal. Do not take Nateglinide tablets, if you skip a meal.
If you miss a dose of Nateglinide, take it as soon as you remember but before having a meal. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed dose.
The overdose symptoms of Nateglinide may include:
- Extreme weakness
- Blurred vision
- Trouble speaking
- Stomach pain
Your doctor will determine your dosage based on a thorough examination. You need to follow this regimen religiously. For type 2 diabetes, typical dosage is 120mg or 60 mg of medication 3 times a day before meals.
There are various medications which Nateglinide can end up interacting with. In particular, it can cause hyperglycemia or high blood sugar, as well as hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. The former can be caused by interaction with medications like oral contraceptives, diuretics, allergy medication, steroids, or thyroid medication. The latter can be caused by interaction with sulfa drugs, aspirin or any other salicylates, other medications for diabetes, as well as some NSAIDs.
Remember there can be other drug interactions as well which is why it is important that you candidly discuss with your doctor about all medications you take or are planning to take.
- Avoid using the medicine if you are allergic to Nateglinide or similar drugs.
- Do not consume alcohol while on Nateglinide medication. It may cause severe hypoglycaemia.
- Do not take medicines for asthma, hay fever, pain relief or cold along with Nateglinide unless prescribed by the doctor.
- Be cautious if you have to take other anti-diabetic drugs while on Nateglinide, as it may further lower blood glucose level.
- Avoid Nateglinide during pregnancy or breastfeeding because the safe use of the drug is not yet established.
You are advised not to take Nateglinide if
- it has passed the expiry date of the medicine printed on the pack.
- the foil or packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering or there is discoloration.
Glinate may interact with other medications. Using a beta blocker can make it difficult for you to tell when you have low blood sugar. Let your doctor if you take atenelol, carvedilol, labetalol, metoprolol, nadolol, propranolol, sotalol, and others.
You may get hyperglycemia (high blood sugar ) if you take Nateglinide with these medications: diuretics; isoniazid; steroids; birth control pills and other hormones; diet pills or medicines to treat asthma, colds or allergies; thyroid medicine; niacin; or phenothiazines.
You may get hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) if you take Nateglinide with these medications: exenatide; some nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; aspirin or other salicylates; exenatide; sulfa drugs; a monoamine oxidase inhibitor; other oral diabetes medications like acarbose, metformin, miglitol, rosiglitazone or others.
The drug interactions mentioned thus are not all the possible interactions which you may see due to Nateglinide. There may be others as well. Share the list of all type of medications and related products which you are using with your doctor and never start a new medication without his or her advice.
- Back pain
- Upper respiratory tract infection
- Accidental injuries
- Severe allergic reactions
- Symptoms of liver problems
- Symptoms of low blood sugar
- Joint pain
You should not take Nateglinide if you are afflicted with diabetic ketoacidosis or are somehow allergic to the medication.
Given that Nateglinide works on lowering blood sugar levels, they may become way too low resulting in hypoglycemia, so keep glucose handy around you at all times.
Bear in mind that Nateglinide alone will not help you with treating diabetes; you also have to make sure that you control your weight, exercise regularly and maintain a stringent diet.
Since FDA classifies Nateglinide as a Category C medication, it means there is no conclusive evidence to state that it may be harmful to unborn children if pregnant mothers take the drug. Yet if you are pregnant or nursing, it is recommended that you consult with your doctor if it would be OK for you to take the medication.
Frequently Asked Questions
How should Nateglinide be stored?
- Nateglinide should be stored in an airtight container and at room temperature (15 – 30°C), away from direct sunlight.
Should I follow any special dietary instructions while taking Nateglinide?
- Avoid foods rich in carbohydrates and fat while on Nateglinide medication.
Do I need to be monitored for any laboratory parameters while taking Nateglinide?
- Keep a check on your blood glucose levels by undergoing HbA1c test every 2 to 6 months. Consult your doctor for further information.
Glinate 120mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Glinate 120mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.