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Trajenta Duo 500 MG Tablet 10

Trajenta Duo 500 MG Tablet 10

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    • Rs. 229.00

    Uses :

    Metformin Metformin is an oral antihyperglycemic drug which helps to reduce blood sugar levels. It is mainly prescribed for the management of type 2 diabetes. It is prescribed either as mono therapy or in combination with other antihyperglycemic drugs. It helps to prevent kidney damage, blindness, and nerve disorders in the diabetic patients. It is also prescribed for the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome. Linagliptin Linagliptin is used to treat hyperglycemia of type 2 diabetes. It is used as part of the combined therapy along with diet and exercises to lower high blood sugar levels.

    Mode of drug action


    Metformin Metformin is an antihyperglycemic agent which is mainly used to treat hyperglycemia. It reduces blood glucose levels by decreasing the glucose absorption from the gastrointestinal tract, improves the insulin sensitivity by increasing the uptake of glucose into muscle, and inhibits biosynthesis of glucose from amino acids. Linagliptin Linagliptin is a dipeptidyl peptidase -4 enzyme inhibitor. It slows the breakdown of insulinotropic hormone (GLP)-1, and glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP). These incretin hormones increase the production of insulin and decrease glucose production in the liver.

    What are the common side effects?

    Metformin The common side effects reported for metformin are acidity, belching, bloating, heart burn, loss of appetite, metallic taste in mouth, vomiting, weight loss, and stomach pain. In rare cases patients have reported to have abnormal stools, joint pain, flu-like symptoms, runny nose, sneezing, swollen joints and discoloration of finger nails or toe nails. Linagliptin The common linagliptin side effects are joint pain, headache, swelling of legs, rashes, hives, hoarseness of voice, difficulty in breathing, loss of appetite, nausea, and vomiting.

    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

    • Individuals suffering from the diabetic coma, and diabetic ketoacidosis should not take Trajenta Duo tablet.

    • Patients with severe sunburns, high acid levels should avoid taking Trajenta Duo medicine.

    • Individuals who have had severe allergic reactions to sulfonamide medicine such as Acetazolamide and Celecoxib may be allergic to tab Trajenta Duo too.

    • Do not consume alcohol as it may affect blood glucose levels.

    • Patients with type 1 diabetes should not use Trajenta Duo drug.

    • Avoid taking anticoagulants, beta-blockers, and corticosteroids while on Trajenta Duo medication. Concomitant use of these drugs may have drug-drug interactions.

    What else should I know?

    1. What should I do if I miss a dose? If you forget to take the medication at the usual time, you must take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, you must skip the missed dose. Do not take double dose.

    2. Are there any storage precautions for metformin? Store the medication at room temperature (25°C) and away from direct heat. Keep the drug out of reach of children.

    3. Should I take vitamin B12 supplements with metformin? Long-term use of metformin may cause vitamin B12 deficiency in few patients. You should consult your doctor and discuss about it. Do not take vitamin B12 supplements without your physician’s prescription.

    4. Is metformin effective for the type 1 diabetes? No. Metformin is not effective for the treatment of type 1 or juvenile diabetes.

    5. Can I take any other medications along with metformin? You must discuss with your doctor before taking any other medications. Linagliptin

    1. I am diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Can I use linagliptin? No, linagliptin is not effective in type 1 diabetes.

    2. Is linagliptin safe for pregnant women? No, linagliptin is unsafe for use in pregnant women.

    3. I am on Rifampin. Can I use linagliptin? No, do not use linagliptin as it may interact with rifampin.

    4. Does linagliptin cause liver damage? Prolonged use of linagliptin may damage the liver.

    5. Do I reduce/gain weight while using linagliptin drug? You may reduce weight while in the drug. Report the doctor if you notice a drastic loss in weight.

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