Diabinese

What is Diabinese?

Diabinese is a diabetes medication used with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes (non-insulin-dependent diabetes). It may also be used with other diabetes medications.

Who can take it?

Adults with type 2 diabetes can take Diabinese with their doctor's approval and supervision.

What dosage can I take and how should I take it?

The initial dosage is usually 250 mg, taken orally.

How often should I take it?

Once a day.

When should I take Diabinese?

With breakfast, as directed by your doctor.

What are the possible side effects?

Side effects may include nausea, loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, and weight gain.

What should I tell my doctor before taking?

Before taking Diabinese, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it, or if you have any other allergies.

Compiled by Joe Guarneri, dLife contributing writer.

Last Modified Date: November 20, 2013

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Sources
  1. Diabinese, WebMD. http://www.webmd.com/drugs/drug-1789-Diabinese+Oral.aspx?drugid=1789&drugname=Diabinese+Oral. (Accessed 7/31/13).

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