Nateglinide is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. This medicine helps your body respond better to insulin produced by your pancreas.
Nateglinide is used together with diet and exercise to treat type 2 diabetes. Other diabetes medicines are sometimes used in combination with nateglinide if needed.
Low blood sugar, including anxious feeling, behavior change similar to being drunk, blurred vision, cold sweats, confusion, cool pale skin, difficulty in thinking, drowsiness, excessive hunger, fast heartbeat, headache, nausea, nervousness, nightmares, restless sleep, shakiness, slurred speech, or unusual tiredness or weakness
Incidence not known-occurred during clinical practice
Hives or welts
redness of skin
Some nateglinide side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:
runny or stuffy nose
Abdominal or stomach pain
pain in joints or muscles
swelling in joints