Q Repa 0.5mg Tablet 10'S

Diabetes Rx required
NOT AVAILABLE
10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Q Check Pharmaceuticals Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.43.45

What is Q REPA 0.5MG?

  • Q REPA 0.5MG contains Repaglinide which belongs to a group of oral antidiabetic medicine
  • It helps your pancreas to produce more insulin and thereby lower your blood sugar (glucose)
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What Q REPA 0.5MG is used for?

  • Q REPA 0.5MG is used to control type 2 diabetes in adults as an add-on to diet and exercise

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Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before you take Q REPA 0.5MG, if you:

  • are allergic to Q REPA 0.5MG or any of the other ingredients in this medicine
  • have type 1 diabetes
  • have acid level in your blood is raised (diabetic ketoacidosis)
  • have a severe liver disease Repaglinide is not recommended in patients with moderate liver disease
  • have kidney problems
  • are about to have major surgery or you have recently suffered a severe illness or infection
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • Do not take this medicine if you are under 18 years of age
  • Your ability to drive or use a machine may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. Bear in mind that you could endanger yourself or others

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • metformin, another medicine for diabetes
  • gemfibrozil (used to lower increased fat levels in the blood)
  • monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOI) (used to treat depression)
  • beta blockers or ACE-inhibitors (used to treat high blood pressure or heart conditions)
  • salicylates (e.g. aspirin)
  • octreotide (used to treat cancer)
  • nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) (a type of painkillers)
  • steroids (anabolic steroids and corticosteroids – used for anemia or to treat inflammation)
  • oral contraceptives (birth control pills)
  • thiazides (diuretics or ‘water pills’)
  • danazol (used to treat breast cysts and endometriosis)
  • thyroid products (used to treat low levels of thyroid hormones)
  • sympathomimetics (used to treat asthma)
  • clarithromycin, trimethoprim, rifampicin (antibiotic medicines)
  • itraconazole, ketoconazole (antifungal medicines)
  • ciclosporin (used to suppress the immune system)
  • deferasirox (used to reduce chronic iron overload)
  • clopidogrel (prevents blood clots)
  • phenytoin, carbamazepine, phenobarbital (used to treat epilepsy)
  • john’s wort (herbal medicine)

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you.

  • Your doctor will work out your dose
  • The normal starting dose is 0.5 mg before each main meal
  • Swallow the tablets with a glass of water immediately before or up to 30 minutes before each main meal
  • The dose may be adjusted by your doctor by up to 4 mg to be taken immediately before or up to 30 minutes before each main meal. The maximum recommended daily dose is 16 mg
  • Do not take more Q REPA 0.5MG than your doctor has recommended

If you take more Q REPA 0.5MG

  • If you take too many tablets, your blood sugar may become too low.Contact your doctor immediately

If you forget to take Q REPA 0.5MG

  • If you miss a dose, take the next dose as usual - do not double the dose

If you stop taking Q REPA 0.5MG

  • Be aware that the desired effect is not achieved if you stop taking Q REPA 0.5MG. Your diabetes may get worse. If any change of your treatment is necessary contact your doctor first
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • hypoglycaemia
  • Stomach pain
  • diarrhoea

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  • acute coronary syndrome (but it may not be due to the medicine)
  • vomiting
  • constipation
  • visual disturbances
  • severe liver problems, abnormal liver function such as increased liver enzymes in your blood
  • allergy
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Warning signs of Hypoglycemia

  • Cold sweat,cool pale skin,headache,rapid heartbeat,feeling sick,feeling very hungry,temporary changes in vision,drowsiness,unusual tiredness and weakness,nervousness or tremor,feeling anxious,feeling confused,difficulty in concentrating

If your blood sugar is low or you feel a hypo coming on

  • Eat glucose tablets or a high sugar snack or drink, then rest
  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25ºC)
Disclaimer:

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