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  • Tab. Sitamet SR-500mg

Tab. Sitamet SR-500mg

Requires Prescription
strip of 10 tablets
Generic Name: Metformin+Sitagliptin
25 Ratings
Rs. 260

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Information about Tab. Sitamet SR-500mg

Sitamet SR contains two different medicines called sitagliptin and metformin.

- Sitagliptin belongs to a class of medicines called DPP-4 inhibitors (dipeptidylpeptidase-4 inhibitors)

- Metformin belongs to a class of medicines called biguanides.

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 in the body produced after eating. They work together to control blood sugar levels in adult patients with a form of diabetes called ‘type 2 diabetes mellitus’. This medicine helps to increase the levels of insulin produced after a meal and lowers the amount of sugar made by your body. Along with diet and exercise, this medicine helps lower your blood sugar. This medicine can be used alone or with certain other medicines for diabetes (insulin, sulphonylureas, or glitazones).

INGREDIENTS:

Metformin 500mg +Sitagliptin 50mg

Benifits:

Sitamet SR Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

Direction to Use

Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.

Take one tablet:

- twice daily by mouth

- with meals to lower your chance of an upset stomach

You should continue the diet recommended by your doctor during treatment with this medicine and take care that your carbohydrate intake is equally distributed over the day.

This medicine alone is unlikely to cause abnormally low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia). When this medicine is used with a sulphonylurea medicine or with insulin, low blood sugar can occur and your doctor may reduce the dose of your sulphonylurea or insulin.

Side Effects

Common Side Effects are Diarrhoea, Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach upset, Headache, Nasal congestion, Sore throat, Respiratory tract infection, Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea.

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