What is Hypoglycemia?

Hypoglycemia occurs when blood sugar levels are very low. Symptoms include sweating, headache, hunger, and shaking.

Treatment for hypoglycemia include medications and surgery. Thiazide diuretics and insulin antagonists are commonly used to treat hypoglycemia.

Savings Tips for Hypoglycemia

  • Hyperglycemia vs Hypoglycemia: What’s the Difference?

    June 30, 2017

    If you have diabetes, you’re likely well aware of the issues that can come with blood sugar levels that are too high—or too low. Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar) and hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) may sound similar, but they can have very different consequences.

    Using too much or too little insulin can affect your blood sugar levels, but even if you aren’t diabetic, you should know that side effects of other medications, not eating enough (or eating too much), or even exercising more than usual can all affect your blood sugar. See More

  • Nighttime Leg Cramps: Meds That Hurt, Meds That Help

    May 02, 2012

    Nocturnal leg cramps are a common cause of pain in the legs that can disrupt sleep. They are present in nearly 50 percent of those over the age of 50. Leg cramps are characterized by sudden muscle tightness, most commonly in the foot, thigh, or calf, that may last from seconds to minutes. Forceful stretching of the affected muscles usually relieves these leg cramps. For some reason, the vast majority of people have these cramps only at night. See More

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Popular Hypoglycemia Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Insulin Antagonists 295 See Prices
Insulin Antagonists 274 See Prices
Thiazide Diuretics 298 See Prices
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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