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|Brand Name||Generic Name|
|__ Prandin (PRAN-din)||__ repaglinide (ruh-PAG-luh-nyd)|
What does this type of pill do?
This type of pill helps your body make more insulin for a short period of time right after meals. The insulin helps keep your blood glucose from going too high after you eat, a common problem in people with diabetes.
Who should not take Prandin?
Talk with your doctor about whether to take this type of pill if
- you are pregnant, planning to get pregnant, or breastfeeding
- you have liver disease
What are the possible side effects?
Prandin can cause
- low blood glucose, also called hypoglycemia (HY-poh-gly-SEE-mee-uh)—for more information, see Insert N.
- weight gain
- upset stomach
- back pain or a headache
Page last updated February 16, 2012