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Precautions and Warnings With Repaglinide and Metformin

There are several important precautions and warnings with repaglinide and metformin to be aware of before starting treatment with the medication. For example, repaglinide and metformin can cause serious and even life-threatening complications, so it is important to tell your healthcare provider about any other existing medical conditions you may have and any other medications you are taking. Precautions and warnings with repaglinide and metformin also apply to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Repaglinide and Metformin: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking repaglinide and metformin (PrandiMet™) if you have:
 
  • Kidney problems, including kidney failure (renal failure)
  • Liver problems, including liver failure or cirrhosis
  • Low vitamin B12 levels (pernicious anemia)
  • Congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Had a heart attack
  • Alcoholism
  • An upcoming surgery or procedure (including x-rays or other radiology procedures)
  • Any allergies, including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
  • Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Breastfeeding.
     
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about any other medicines you are taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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