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Starlix

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Starlix Tablet




Indications
Dosage
How Supplied

INDICATIONS

STARLIX is indicated as an adjunct to diet and exercise to improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Limitations Of Use

STARLIX should not be used in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus or for the treatment of diabetic ketoacidosis.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

The recommended dose of STARLIX is 120 mg orally three times daily before meals.

The recommended dose of STARLIX is 60 mg orally three times daily before meals in patients who are near glycemic goal when treatment is initiated.

Instruct patients to take STARLIX 1 to 30 minutes before meals.

In patients who skip meals, instruct patients to skip the scheduled dose of STARLIX to reduce the risk of hypoglycemia [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].

HOW SUPPLIED

Dosage Forms And Strengths

  • 60 mg tablets: pink, round, beveled edge film-coated tablet with “STARLIX” debossed on one side and “60” on the other
  • 120 mg tablets: yellow, ovaloid film-coated tablet with “STARLIX” debossed on one side and “120” on the other

Storage And Handling

60 mg

Pink, round, beveled edge film-coated tablet with “STARLIX” debossed on one side and “60” on the other.

Bottles of 100     NDC 0078-0351-05

120 mg

Yellow, ovaloid film-coated tablet with “STARLIX” debossed on one side and “120” on the other.

Bottles of 100     NDC 0078-0352-05

Storage And Handling

Store at 25°C (77°F); excursions permitted to 15°C-30°C (59°F-86°F). Dispense in a tight container, USP.

Distributed by: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation East Hanover, New Jersey 07936. Revised: March 2017.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 4/11/2017

Indications
Dosage
How Supplied

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