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Is it safe to take repaglinide if I'm pregnant?

It's not clear that the diabetes drug repaglinide (Prandin) is safe during pregnancy, so experts say that you shouldn't take it unless it is clearly needed. In animal studies, high doses of the drug caused some problems when it was given during pregnancy and nursing.

If you have diabetes, it's important to keep your blood sugar under control during pregnancy. Talk with your doctor about the best way to do that. Many experts suggest that women with diabetes should take insulin during pregnancy to keep their blood sugar levels as close to normal as possible.

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