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Janumet 50/500 mg Tablets




Medicine Detail


Brand name: Janumet 50/500mg tablets
Content: Sitagliptin 50mg & Metformin 500mg
Manufactured by: MSD Pharmaceuticals
Packing: Pack of 30 tablets

WHAT IS JANUMET TABLETS?

Janumet contains a combination of metformin and sitagliptin. Metformin works by decreasing glucose (sugar) production in the liver and decreasing absorption of glucose by the intestines. Sitagliptin works by regulating the levels of insulin your body produces after eating.

USES OF JANUMET TABLETS:

Janumet (500/50 mg) Tablet is a combination medicine used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Patients are advised to maintain a strict exercise and diet regimen along with this medicine.

POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS:

Possible side effects of Janumet 50 Mg/500 Mg Tablet includes nausea, chills, seizures, dizziness, Anxiety, headache¸ fast heartbeat and slurred speech. It can also cause nightmares and cold sweats and severe skin reaction. Consult your doctor immediately if you notice any unusual effects. It can also cause some minor side effects like sore throat, sneezing, stuffy or runny nose or even cough.


COMMON SIDE EFFECTS MAY INCLUDE:

The following is a list of side effects that may occur from the use of Invanz Injection. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious.

muscle pain or weakness; numb or cold feeling in your arms and legs; trouble breathing; feeling dizzy, light-headed, tired, or very weak; stomach pain, nausea with vomiting; or slow or uneven heart rate.

DRUGS PRECAUTIONS:

Before taking this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to sitagliptin or metformin; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: severe breathing problems (such as obstructive lung disease, severe asthma), blood problems (such as anemia, vitamin B12 deficiency), kidney disease, liver disease, disease of the pancreas (pancreatitis), stones in your gallbladder (gallstones).

Before having surgery or any X-ray/scanning procedure using iodinated contrast, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, non-prescription drugs, and herbal products). You may need to stop this medication for a short time for the surgery/procedure. Ask your doctor or dentist for instructions before your surgery/procedure.

You may experience blurred vision, dizziness, or drowsiness due to extremely low or high blood sugar. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness or clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.

DRUGS INTERACTIONS:

Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/non-prescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not starts, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.

Beta-blocker medications (such as metoprolol, propranolol, glaucoma eye drops such as tomfool) may prevent the fast/pounding heartbeat you would usually feel when your blood sugar falls too low (hypoglycemia). Other symptoms of low blood sugar, such as dizziness, hunger, or sweating, are unaffected by these drugs.

Many drugs can affect your blood sugar, making it harder to control. Before you start, stop, or change any medication, talk with your doctor or pharmacist about how the medication may affect your blood sugar. Check your blood sugar regularly as directed and share the results with your doctor. Tell your doctor right away if you have symptoms of high or low blood sugar. (See also Side Effects section.) Your doctor may need to adjust your diabetes medication, exercise program, or diet.

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