Istamet 50mg/500mg Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
  • Composition : Sitagliptin 50mg, Metformin 500mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Diabetes
  • Estimated Price : 379.50 For 15 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Istamet 50mg/500mg Tablet

Istamet 50mg/500mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Diabetes

Side effects of Istamet 50mg/500mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Istamet 50mg/500mg Tablet are - Headache, Nasopharyngitis, Abdominal Pain, Sore Throat, Diarrhea, Constipation, Nausea, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Istamet 50mg/500mg Tablet

Do not use Istamet 50mg/500mg Tablet if you are allergic to - Sitagliptin , Metformin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Istamet 50mg/500mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Istamet 50mg/500mg Tablet works

Istamet 50mg/500mg Tablet contains - Sitagliptin , Metformin

Sitagliptin works by inhibiting the DPP-4 enzyme that destroys GLP and GIP hormones, allowing both to function more effectively. Both glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) are released by the intestine and affect blood glucose levels.

Metformin decreases hepatic glucose production, decreases intestinal absorption of glucose and improves insulin sensitivity by increasing peripheral glucose uptake and utilization.

Dosage of Istamet 50mg/500mg Tablet

The dosage of Istamet 50mg/500mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Istamet 50mg/500mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Istamet 50mg/500mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

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Interaction

Drug :- ACE inhibitors, disopyramide, fibric acid derivatives, fluoxetine, sulfonylureas: Possibly increased hypoglycemic effects.

beta blockers: Possibly prolonged hypoglycemia or promotion of hyperglycemia.

digoxin: Slightly increased plasma digoxin level.

estrogens, oral contraceptives, phenytoin, progestines, thiazide diuretics, triamterene: Possibly decreased hypoglycemic effects.

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  • Dr. Swaroop Choudhari, MD
  • Dr. Swaroop Choudhari, MD Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective f...
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