Starlix is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to help improve blood glucose control in adults with type 2 diabetes. Starlix is considered an adjunct treatment to diet and exercise. Starlix is also referred to by its drug name, Nateglinide.
Starlix is a meglitinide. Starlix is believed to work by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas.
How do I take it?
Prescribing information states that Starlix is generally taken three times a day with meals.
Starlix comes in tablet form.
The FDA-approved label for Starlix lists common side effects including hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), back pain, flu-like symptoms, and dizziness.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Starlix include liver problems and hypersensitivity reactions.