What is Diazoxide?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Diazoxide is used to treat hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar. Diazoxide acts by temporarily preventing the pancreas from releasing insulin.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Diazoxide

Side effect Patients Percentage
Hair growth increased 1


Based on patients currently taking Diazoxide

Dosage Patients Percentage
70 mg three times daily 1


Currently taking Diazoxide

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Diazoxide after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Octreotide (Sandostatin) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Diazoxide.