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Instruct patients to take STARLIX 1 to 30 minutes before meals. Instruct patients that skip meals to skip their dose of STARLIX [see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION].
Inform patients that STARLIX can cause hypoglycemia and instruct patients and their caregivers on self-management procedures including glucose monitoring and management of hypoglycemia. Inform patients that their ability to concentrate and react may be impaired as a result of hypoglycemia. In patients at higher risk for hypoglycemia and patients who have reduced symptomatic awareness of hypoglycemia, increased frequency of blood glucose monitoring is recommended [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS].
Discuss potential drug interactions with patients and inform them of potential drug-drug interactions with STARLIX.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/11/2017
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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