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What is repaglinide and metformin used for?

Repaglinide (Prandin) and metformin are the generic names for two prescription drugs that are combined into a single tablet and sold under the brand name PrandiMet. Repaglinide and metformin are used to treat type 2 diabetes in conjunction with a healthy diet and exercise. This drug combination is usually prescribed when metformin alone is no longer effective for controlling blood sugar.

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