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Prandin (repaglinide) tablets
Detailed View: Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER)
- Deferasirox: Co-administration of deferasirox (30 mg/kg/day for 4 days) and repaglinide (single dose of 0.5 mg) resulted in an increase in repaglinide systemic exposure (AUC) to 2.3-fold ofontrol and an increase in Cmax of 62%
Prandin is contraindicated in patients with:
- Co-administration of gemfibrozil.
- Repaglinide appears to be a substrate for active hepatic uptake transporter (organic anion transporting protein OATP1B1). Drugs that inhibit OATP1B1 (e.g. cyclosporine) may likewise have the potential to increase plasma concentrations of repaglinide.
Infrequent Adverse Events (<1% of Patients)
- Changes in blood glucose levels may result in blurred vision and visual disturbances, especially at the initiation of treatment with hypoglycemic agents.