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|US Brand Name||Janumet|
|Strength||50 + 500 mg|
|Generic Name||Sitagliptin+ Metformin|
Janumet 50/500 is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of type 2 Diabetes. It is given as an adjunct with diet and exercise in the management of Type 2 diabetes. It is a prescribed medicine that comprises two active ingredients: Sitagliptin Phosphate and Metformin HCl. When combined, they improve the blood glucose levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. The anti-diabetic is administered along with the diet and exercise and helps in lowering increased blood sugar levels of the body.
There is no fixed therapeutic regimen for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The dose varies according to the condition of a patient. Many factors such as body weight, other disease conditions and tolerance power are assessed, and the dosage is prescribed. The usual dose starts from 50 mg Sitagliptin Phosphate / 500 mg Metformin hydrochloride and can be increased or decreased depending upon the condition. A doctor will always recommend the best therapeutic dose for you to generate maximum effect with no side effects at all.
The combination drug should be used exactly as prescribed by your doctor. The medicine is available in the form of a tablet. Take the tablet with a full glass of water. Don’t crush or chew the tablet. Regular check your blood sugar levels. If you experience extremely low levels of blood sugar, always keep a source of sugar with yourself.
Janumet 50/500 mg may not be suitable for everyone. Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you have a kidney disorder, liver problems, heart diseases, or problems with your pancreas, or if you drink a lot of alcohol. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before initiating treatment with this anti-diabetic drug. Some other medicines may affect the mechanism of action of Janumet 50/500 mg. Therefore, it is important to tell your doctor about all the medicines you have been using to ensure you get the best from your diabetes medicine. You should limit alcohol exposure as it lowers blood glucose levels. Your doctor will check your kidney function and blood sugar levels before and during treatment.
Janumet 50/500 mg is a very effective and potent anti-diabetic drug. Along with the highly therapeutic drug effect, it also exerts some side effects. This is not essential that everyone will encounter side effects. If you develop any of these below side effects, please talk to your doctor:
Common side effects generally happen during the initial stages of the anti-diabetic treatment include abdominal discomfort, nausea, bloating, diarrhea, nausea, flatulence, stuffy nose, joint pain, loss of appetite, throat soreness, constipation. Some people may also experience a change in taste, like a metallic taste of the mouth. However, with the pace of time, they diminish. In case they persist or become troublesome, inform your doctor immediately.
Low blood sugar is also a possible side effect if you are taking other diabetes medicines. If you are also using other diabetes medicines such as insulin or sulfonylureas, you may need to consult your doctor.