Type 2 diabetes mellitus. Individualized, depending on effectiveness and tolerance. Initial: 25 mg (one-half of a 50-mg tablet) t.i.d. with the first bite of each main meal. Maintenance: After the initial dose of 25 mg t.i.d., the dose can be increased to 50 mg t.i.d. Some may benefit from 100 mg t.i.d. The dosage can be adjusted at 4- to 8-week intervals. The recommended maximum daily dose is 50 mg t.i.d. for clients weighing less than 60 kg and 100 mg t.i.d. for those weighing more than 60 kg.

Diabetes 2

Diabetes 2

Diabetes is a disease that affects the way your body uses food. Normally, your body converts sugars, starches and other foods into a form of sugar called glucose. Your body uses glucose for fuel. The cells receive the glucose through the bloodstream. They then use insulin a hormone made by the pancreas to absorb the glucose, convert it into energy, and either use it or store it for later use. Learn more...

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