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Istavel 25 MG Tablet 7

Istavel 25 MG Tablet 7

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    • Rs. 239.00

    Uses :

    Sitagliptin is used to treat type 2 diabetes and is prescribed along with regular exercises and low cholesterol diet. It helps control high blood sugar levels which help to prevent kidney damage, blindness, loss of limbs, nerve problems, and reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.

    Mode of drug action


    Sitagliptin is an anti-diabetic drug that works by increasing the levels of incretins. Incretins are the naturally occurring substances in the body. Incretins help to control blood sugar levels by increasing insulin release from the pancreas, particularly after the meal.

    What are the common side effects?

    The most common side effects of sitagliptin are acne-like rash, hormone imbalance, allergic reaction, slow growth in children and teenagers, loss of appetite, running nose, nasal congestion, joint pain, and sore throat.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Safe under medical guidance Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Istavel tablet should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset.

    • Consult the doctor in case of any Istavel tablet side effects.

    • Individuals who are allergic to Istavel and its ingredients should stop taking the medication.

    • Pregnant and breastfeeding patients should consult the physician before taking the tab Istavel as it can harm the fetus and baby.

    What else should I know?

    1. When should I avoid using sitagliptin? Patients with type 1 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis (high levels of blood ketone levels), should not use sitagliptin.

    2. I used saxagliptin in the past and experienced face and throat swelling. Can I use sitagliptin? No, you may have the same side effects with sitagliptin too. Talk to the doctor before using the drug.

    3. What are the drugs that may interact with sitagliptin? Drugs such as sulfonylurea, meglitinides, insulin, and digoxin may interact with sitagliptin drug, because the risk of their side effects may be increased by sitagliptin.

    4. I have had inflammation of the pancreas. Can I use sitagliptin drug? No, you should not use sitagliptin drug. Discuss with the doctor about the risks and benefits of the drug.

    5. Can I consume alcohol while taking sitagliptin medication? No, taking sitagliptin along with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels.

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