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Sitaglu tablet 50 mg 14's

Sitaglu tablet contains Sitagliptin | belongs to Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor

Alternate brands of Sitaglu tablet 50 mg 14’s

Brand Name Price Savings
Trevia tablet 100 mg 14’s  536.00 You will pay -191 more
Trevia tablet 50 mg 14’s  319.00 You can save 26
Trapeze tablet 50 mg 2×7’s  300.00 You can save 45
Tagtin tablet 100 mg 2×7’s  924.00 You will pay -579 more
Tagtin tablet 50 mg 2×7’s  554.00 You will pay -209 more
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How it works

Sitaglu tablet 50 mg 14’s increases insulin and lowers glucagon production. This results in lowering of the blood glucose levels.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Sitaglu tablet 50 mg 14’s

  • Anxiety severe
  • Headache severe
  • Chills severe
  • Blurred vision severe
  • Confusion severe
  • Nausea severe
  • Cough
  • Fever
  • Sore throat

Uses of Sitaglu tablet 50 mg 14’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Type II Diabetes Mellitus

    Sitaglu tablet 50 mg 14’s reduces blood glucose levels in patients with type II diabetes mellitus.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    The peak effect of this medicine can be observed after 1-4 hours of administration.

  • Duration of Effect

    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. If the medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired side effects is recommended.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to Sitaglu tablet 50 mg 14’s .

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. If the medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired side effects is recommended.

General Warnings
  • Use in children

    This medicine is not recommended for use in children and adolescents.

  • Bullous pemphigoid

    This medicine should be used with caution due to the increased risk of bullous pemphigoid, a hypersensitivity reaction of the skin. Any unusual symptoms 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.

  • 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.

  • Type 1 diabetes mellitus

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

  • Overdose

    Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Clozapine moderate
  • Acetazolamide moderate
  • Gatifloxacin severe
  • Benazepril moderate
  • Bexarotene severe
  • Bumetanide moderate
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a known history of pancreatitis due to the increased risk of recurrent pancreatitis. Report any symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, etc. to the doctor immediately. Therapy with the medicine may be discontinued based on the clinical condition of the patient.

  • moderate

    This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with a history of kidney diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done based on the clinical condition.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

Take Sitaglu tablet 50 mg 14’s with or without food. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information:

what are the adverse effects of Sitaglu tablet 50 mg 14’s?

Reports of pancreatitis and serious hypersensitivity reactions, including anaphylaxis and Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Hypoglycaemia, headache, bullous pemphigoid. Monotherapy: Osteoarthritis, pain in extremity, upper RTI. With metformin: GI upset. With a glitazone: Flatulence, peripheral oedema. With insulin: Influenza.

What happens if I miss a dose of Sitaglu tablet 50 mg 14’s?

Adults: 100 mg once daily. Combination therapy, consider lower dose of sulfonylurea or insulin. Children: Not recommended.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Sitaglu tablet 50 mg 14’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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