Starlix Product Description
Starlix is an antidiabetic agent belongs to a class of insulin secretagogues. Rapid, short-acting tablets of Starlix are used to control adult-onset diabetes (type II diabetes).
Starlix restores the liver secretory function, partly lost in the patients with non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. Therapeutic doses of Starlix help to improve insulin release after ingestion of a meal, to reduce blood sugar levels, and to prevent episodes of hyperglycemia.
Starlix tablets should be taken right before the main meals. For treatment of type II diabetes associated metabolic disorders, one Starlix tablet of 60mg or 120mg should be taken three times a day. The maximum daily dosage of Starlix is 540mg in three divided doses.
If you have not taken Starlix according to the regular dosing schedule, take a prescribed dosage of the antidiabetic agent during the next main meal. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, it is better skip Starlix intake. Return to the dosing chart during the next meal.
Starlix can be used alone or in combination with drugs preventing releasing glucose into blood from the liver. Starlix dosage regimen should not strictly complied at the combined medical treatment of diabetes.
Antidiabetic agent Starlix should be stored in a tightly closed original container at room temperature up to 30°C.
Starlix Safety Information
In long-term application, abuse, or overdose of Starlix, hypoglycaemia may develop. The risk of hypoglycemia increases in case of alcohol consumption, strenuous physical exercise, and applying various strategies for improving glycemic control.
Information about diabetes treatment, contained in this report of Starlix, is for educational purposes only. This information shall not be considered as a replacement of diagnosis or treatment by the endocrinologists or other qualified medical professionals in endocrinological disorders. The online pharmacy cannot be held liable in any way for any negative results, arisen from improper use of information on antidiabetic agent Starlix.
Starlix Side Effects
Starlix is generally well tolerated. Only 4% of the patients are reported to have to stop application of antidiabetic agent because of fatigue, thirst or excessive urination. And only 0.3% of the patients stop application of Starlix treatment because of hypoglycemia. Other common adverse effects from the antidiabetic agent application include tremor, upper respiratory infection, indigestion, nausea, dizziness, back pain, abdominal pain, rash, pruritus, bronchitis or coughing.