Nateglinide Dosage

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Diabetes Type 2

120 mg orally three times daily before meals.
-or-
60 mg three times daily before meals (patients who are near goal HbA1c).

Renal Dose Adjustments

No dosage adjustment is necessary in patients with mild to severe renal insufficiency.

Liver Dose Adjustments

No dosage adjustment is necessary in patients with mild hepatic insufficiency. Dosing of patients with moderate to severe hepatic dysfunction has not been studied.

Precautions

Safety and effectiveness have not been established in pediatric patients (less than 18 years of age).

Dialysis

Patients with type 2 diabetes and renal failure on dialysis had reduced overall drug exposure and reductions in plasma protein binding compared to matched healthy patients.

Other Comments

Nateglinide should be taken within 30 minutes prior to meals.

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