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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/15/2011 2:19:23 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on this drug for 2 months. At first my blood sugars remained low, then they have gradually creeped upward to the mid to high 100's. My dietary habits have not changed at all, so so see no reason why my blood sugars are getting higher.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/30/2011 12:30:47 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have taken this drug for 3 weeks. I have experienced weight gain, vision problems, and cardiovascular problems (sluggish, out of breath - and I'm an active person). I stopped taking it 4 days ago and eht energy level is up, the weight is going down but still have vision problems. Seeing both my Family Dr and Optomostrist to find out why the problems.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
7/31/2011 12:53:49 PM

Reviewer: CoCo, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am disappointed that my doctor put me on this pill knowing that I have kidney disease. Thankful that I took time to come to this website and read all the information on the drug. I did the research due to the fact that my blood pressure went wacko and I ended up in the hospital for 2 days. My kidney function was checked and the readings had gotten worse. My cardiologist inquired about any new ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
10/4/2010 7:44:09 PM

Reviewer: Kenny, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My opinion is colored by HBP meds and gout meds. My a1C's are good. Lack of energy, exteme fatigue and gout may not be due to starlix,occassionally feel out of breath. One doctor says he's not crazy about this med,but does not say why. Have had foot swelling,and kidney problems, weight gain and feelings of being air starved. I take 120, occassionally bite it in half before satisfying a swe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/16/2010 12:16:47 PM

Reviewer: krnsmith, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have taken since 2002. If I don't take it before breakfast and dinner, my sugar can get up to 200 or just past as well as some meals at noon. I feel though I have to eat a certain amount at a meal to keep from getting low sugar though and may keep me from loosing weight. I am a nibbler at times and can do ok between meals unless it is too much and then I take an additional Starlix. On no ... Show Full Comment

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