Why do I need to take my prescribed medication for diabetes?

Meglitinide

Meglitinides act similarly to sulphonylureas by increasing insulin release from pancreatic islet beta cells. Examples of meglitinides include repaglinide, nateglinide and mitiglinide. Side effects of meglitinides include hypoglycaemia and weight gain.

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Please consult your doctor for any advice on usage of medication to manage diabetes.