What should I know about Starlix before using it?

Before using Starlix (nateglinide), you should be aware of the following:

  • This medication is used to treat type 2 diabetes.
  • Although Starlix can help control type 2 diabetes, you will also need to watch your diet and get adequate exercise while taking this drug.
  • It is important to eat regularly while taking Starlix; failing to eat after taking this drug can result in dangerously low blood sugar.
  • Do not take this medication if you have had a previous allergic reaction to any of the ingredients, have diabetic ketoacidosis, or suffer from type 1 diabetes.
  • Starlix may harm an unborn baby; discuss your pregnancy plans with your doctor before starting this drug.

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