1. Istamet 50/500 mg Tablet is a combination medicine used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. 2. It is use for Type II Diabetes Mellitus 3.It is used along with an appropriate diet and exercise regimen to reduce blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes.
>It is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Sitagliptin and Metformin. I >ts help your pancreas produce more insulin, facilitate effective use of insulin by the body, and reduce excess sugar that your liver makes. Together, they provide be
Each film coated tablet contains 64.25mg of sitagliptin Phosphate Monohydrate IP equivalent to 50 mg of Sitagliptin and 500mg of Metformin Hydrochloride IP Excipients qs Colours:Titanium Dioxide Iron Oxide Red & Iron oxide blak
>> For Oral Use Only >> Store below 30 C. >> As directed by physician Side effects:- - Anxiety - Chills - Blurred vision - Confusion - Cough - Fever - Sore throat - Nausea and vomiting - Diarrhea - Abdominal pain - Hypoglycemia - Lactic Acidosis - Weakness - Chest discomfort - Headache - Runny Nose - Belching and Heartburn - Swollen joints Precautions: 1. Pregnancy - This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. 2. Breast-feeding - This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition. 3. Use in children - This medicine is not recommended for use in children and adolescents since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established 4. Bullous pemphigoid - This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of bullous pemphigoid, a hypersensitivity reaction of the skin. Any unusymptoms such as skin blisters or skin rashes should be reported to the doctor on priority. Therapy with the medicine may be discontinued based on the clinical condition of the patient. 5. Diabetic ketoacidosis - This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known history of diabetic ketoacidosis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. 6. Type 1 diabetes mellitus - This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus. 7. Lactic Acidosis - This medicine may cause lactic acidosis, which may be fatal, in some patients. This risk is especially higher in patients suffering from heart diseases, kidney diseases, etc. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition. 8. Kidney disease - This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of kidney disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition of the patient. 9. Alcohol use - Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of serious adverse effects. 10. Stress - Use of this medicine should be discontinued in patients exposed to stressful conditions such as a fever, trauma, surgeries, or accidents since it may not be effective in controlling blood sugar levels in these conditions. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision 11. Diarrhea - This medicine may cause diarrhea when therapy is initiated. In most cases, diarrhea subsides by itself. Contact your doctor if the problem persists for longer durations. Therapy may need to be discontinued in some cases based on the clinical condition. 12. Vitamin B12 deficiency - This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with vitamin B12 deficiency since it may worsen the patient's condition. Appropriate vitamin B12 supplementation and dose adjustments may be required in some cases.