nateglinide, Starlix (cont.)

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PRESCRIBED FOR: Nateglinide is used with diet and exercise to control blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. It also may be combined with metformin (Glucophage) or thiazolidinediones (pioglitazone [Actos] or rosiglitazone [Avandia]), which are other drugs that are used for controlling blood glucose in type 2 diabetes.

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects of nateglinide therapy are:

Another important side effect of nateglinide therapy is hypoglycemia (low blood glucose levels with or without symptoms) can occur.

Some symptoms of hypoglycemia include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/18/2014

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