What is Orinase?
Orinase 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 Orinase with their doctor's approval and supervision.
What dosage can I take and how should I take it?
The dosage is usually 250 mg, taken orally.
How often should I take Orinase?
Once a day.
When should I take it?
In the morning.
What are the possible side effects?
Side effects include weight gain, stomach fullness, nausea, and headache.
What should I tell my doctor before taking Orinase?
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, liver disease, low sodium blood level (hyponatremia), certain hormonal conditions (adrenal/pituitary insufficiency, thyroid disease, syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone-SIADH).
Compiled by Joe Guarneri, dLife contributing writer.
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