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STARLIX Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Warnings & Dosing

What is STARLIX?

What is STARLIX?

STARLIX is the brand name for nateglinide and is available as an oral tablet.

What dosages is STARLIX available in?

What dosages is STARLIX available in?

STARLIX is available as a 60 mg and 120 mg oral tablet.

What is STARLIX used for?

What is STARLIX used for?

STARLIX is a meglitinide and is used to treat type 2 diabetes.

How does STARLIX work?

How does STARLIX work?

STARLIX belongs to the meglitinide class of medications. It works by making your pancreas release more insulin into your body. Insulin is a hormone that helps your body use sugar for energy and store any extra sugar for later use. This keeps your blood sugar from getting too high.

How do I take STARLIX?

How do I take STARLIX?

STARLIX is typically dosed at 120 mg by mouth three times a day before meals.

Is it safe for me to take STARLIX?

Is it safe for me to take STARLIX?

STARLIX is a safe and effective treatment when used for FDA licensed indications. However, like all medications, they may give you unwanted side effects. You should always discuss potential side effects with your physician to ensure the medication is suitable and right for you.

STARLIX Common Side Effects

STARLIX Common Side Effects

Common side effects of STARLIX:

  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Back pain
  • Flu symptoms
  • Dizziness
  • Joint problems
  • Diarrhea
  • Accidental trauma
  • Bronchitis
STARLIX Serious Side Effects

STARLIX Serious Side Effects

Serious side effects are rare with STARLIX. Contact your healthcare provider immediately if you experience any of the following.

  • Severely low blood sugar: anxiety, sweating, shaking, confusion, dizziness, weakness, fast heartbeat, feeling hungry, seizures
Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on STARLIX

Effects of other drugs, drug classes and over-the-counter products on STARLIX

The following medications may interact with STARLIX:

  • Drugs That May Increase the Potential for Hypoglycemia: STARLIX dose reductions and increased frequency of glucose monitoring may be required when co-administered
  • Drugs That May Increase the Potential for Hyperglycemia: STARLIX dose increases and increased frequency of glucose monitoring may be required when co-administered
  • Drugs That May Blunt Signs and Symptoms of Hypoglycemia: Increased frequency of glucose monitoring may be required when coadministered
Who makes STARLIX?

Who makes STARLIX?

Novartis Pharmaceuticals

Is STARLIX safe in pregnancy?

Is STARLIX safe in pregnancy?

There are no adequate and well-controlled studies of STARLIX in pregnant women. It is unknown whether STARLIX
can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman. STARLIX should be used during pregnancy only if the
potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the fetus.


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