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When should I call my doctor if I am taking repaglinide?

If you are on the diabetes drug repaglinide (Prandin), call your doctor right away if you have signs of high or low blood sugar. Either can become a medical emergency, so they need to be treated promptly. Signs of low blood sugar include:
  • shakiness
  • dizziness
  • sweating
  • pale skin
  • clumsy or jerky movements
Signs of high blood sugar include:
  • extreme thirst
  • frequent urination
  • weakness
  • blurred vision
You should also call your doctor if you become pregnant, or if you develop another medical condition. Talk to your doctor before you start another medication (prescription or over-the-counter) or a supplement.

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