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Side Effects of Repaglinide

Common side effects of repaglinide include back pain, low blood sugar, and upper respiratory infections. These side effects are usually minor and easily treated. However, most people tolerate the medication without problems. If you experience repaglinide side effects such as fever, signs of an allergic reaction, or symptoms of high or low blood sugar, you should report them to your healthcare provider.

Side Effects of Repaglinide: An Introduction

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with repaglinide (Prandin®). However, not everyone who takes the drug will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate repaglinide quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can be easily treated by you or your healthcare provider.
(The side effects of repaglinide discussed below are not a complete list of reported side effects. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)

Common Side Effects of Repaglinide

Repaglinide has been studied thoroughly in clinical trials in which the side effects reported by a group of people taking the drug are documented and compared to another group not taking the medicine. Based on these studies, the most common side effects of repaglinide include:
Other common side effects (occuring in 1 to 5 percent of people) include:
  • Bronchitis (infection of the main passageways to the lungs)
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Joint pain
  • Chest pain
  • Tooth problems.
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