Starsis (Starlix) Marketing InformationStarsis is sold in pharmcies as "Starlix". It is also possible to purchase Starlix in online store. Usually it doesn't require doctor's receipt. Starsis also can be sold as: Nateglinide, Fastic, Glinate, Glunat, Trazec.
Starsis (Starlix) General InformationStarsis is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes (also known as non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) or adult-onset diabetes).
Starsis is taken right before a meal to help reduce mealtime glucose spikes. Starsis helps your body release insulin early, right at the start of a meal, when your body really needs it.
Starsis can be taken either alone or in addition to other type 2 diabetes medications: metformin (also known as Glucophage) or a class of drugs called thiazolidinediones, also called glitazones or TZDs.
Starsis (Starlix) Recommendations
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take Starsis exactly as direcgted.
Starsis is designed to provide glucose control at mealtime, so you need to take Starsis before each main meal. Starsis is most effective when taken immediately before eating (1 to 30 minutes before your first bite). If you take Starsis after you've started eating, it won't be as effective. Also, it is best to take Starsis with a glass of water.
The usual recommended starting and maintenance dose of Starsis, alone or in combination with other antidiabetic medicines, is 120 mg three times daily before meals.
If you skip a meal, do not take your dose of Starsis. This will reduce the risk of low blood sugar.
Starsis (Starlix) Precautions
Do not take Starsis, if:
you have type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis;
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Starsis (Starlix) Ingredients
Active ingredient: nateglinide.