Istamet XR CP Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
  • Composition : Sitagliptin 100mg, Metformin 1000mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Diabetes
  • Estimated Price : 335.00 For 14 Tablets SR Strip

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Uses of Istamet XR CP Tablet

Istamet XR CP Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Diabetes

Side effects of Istamet XR CP Tablet

The most common side effects of Istamet XR CP Tablet are - Fever, Headache, Insomnia, Sleep Disturbance, Chest Pain, Abdominal Pain, Constipation, Diarrhea,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 XR CP Tablet

Do not use Istamet XR CP 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 XR CP 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 XR CP Tablet works

Istamet XR CP 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 XR CP Tablet

The dosage of Istamet XR CP 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 XR CP Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Istamet XR CP 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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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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