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True about repaglinide? (AIIMS May 2010)



A Insulin secretogogue
B Short half life

C Suitable for PP hyperglycemia
D All of the above

Ans. D

All of the above

Meglitinide (Nateglinide, repaglinide). (sulfonylurea receptor binder):

1). beta-cell insulin release (insulin secretogogue).

2). They target post-prandial hyperglycemia (t1/2 is short).

3). They may have a role in those with irregular mealtimes if glycemic control is poor.

4). Specially useful in Post Parandial hyperglycemic.

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