Diabetes Channel
Topics
Medications
Quicklinks
Related Channels

PrandiMet Overdose

It is possible to take too much PrandiMet (repaglinide and metformin). Overdose symptoms can be dangerous and may include blurry vision, seizures, and trouble breathing. The effects will depend on how much of the medication was taken and whether it was taken with any other substances. Treatment for a PrandiMet overdose may include administering certain medications, pumping the stomach, or providing supportive care.

An Introduction to a PrandiMet Overdose

PrandiMet™ (repaglinide and metformin) is a combination diabetes medication. An overdose with PrandiMet can be quite dangerous, due to the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) or lactic acidosis. The specific effects of an overdose will vary, depending on a number of factors, including the PrandiMet dosage and whether it was taken with any other medications or substances.
 

Overdose Symptoms

The effects of a PrandiMet overdose may include:
 
Possible early symptoms of low blood sugar include:
 
  • Shakiness
  • Extreme hunger
  • Sweating
  • Dizziness
  • Cold sweats
  • Blurry vision.
  •  
More severe low blood sugar symptoms include:
 
  • Changes in behavior, such as irritability
  • Loss of coordination
  • Difficulty speaking
  • Confusion
  • Seizures
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Coma
  • Loss of life.
  •  
Lactic acidosis symptoms include:
 
  • Feeling tired or weak
  • Muscle pain
  • Trouble breathing
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Feeling cold
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness
  • A slow or irregular heartbeat
  • Loss of life.
  •  
Type 2 Diabetes: Fact or Fiction

PrandiMet Drug Information

Referring Pages:
Terms of Use
Advertise with Us
Contact Us
About eMedTV
Privacy Policy
Copyright © 2006-2017 Clinaero, Inc.
eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.