Istavel 100mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 2:58 am

Istavel 100mg Tablet

Uses of Istavel 100mg Tablet

Istavel 100mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Diabetes

Side effects of Istavel 100mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Istavel 100mg 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 Istavel 100mg Tablet

Do not use Istavel 100mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Sitagliptin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Istavel 100mg 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 Istavel 100mg Tablet works

Istavel 100mg Tablet contains – Sitagliptin

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.

Dosage of Istavel 100mg Tablet

The dosage of Istavel 100mg 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 Istavel 100mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Istavel 100mg 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.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

Information will be added soon.

Breastfeeding

Information will be added soon.

Driving

Information will be added soon.

Kidney

Information will be added soon.

Liver

Information will be added soon.

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.

About Reviewer

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 field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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