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Cetapin Xr 1gm Strip Of 15 Tablets

Cetapin Xr 1gm Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Cetapin Xr 1000 MG Description

Cetapin XR 1000 tablet contains metformin, an anti-diabetic agent as its active ingredient. It is used to treat high blood sugar levels when diet and exercise do not provide optimal outcomes. Metform

in acts on the intestine by decreasing the absorption of glucose, thus reducing the glucose production from the liver, which results in increased uptake of sugar by the body cells. You should take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor, preferably after meals.


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ContainsMetformin(1000.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 Diabetes mellitus
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, taste disturbance, stomach pain
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Uses of Cetapin Xr 1000 MG

Cetapin XR 1000 tablet is used to treat Type 2 diabetes mellitus in overweight patients when dietary changes and exercise fail to achieve satisfactory glycaemic control.

Contraindications of Cetapin Xr 1000 MG

  • If you are allergic to Metformin or any other ingredients of Cetapin XR 1000 tablet.
  • If you have kidney failure.
  • If you have several conditions such as dehydration, shock and severe infection.
  • If you have an acid-base imbalance in the body or diabetes complications such as diabetic ketoacidosis.
  • If you have conditions such as heart failure, lung failure, shock, heart attack.
  • If you have liver disease.
  • If you had unconsciousness due to either extremely high or low blood sugar levels.

Side effects of Cetapin Xr 1000 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Taste disturbance

Precautions and Warnings of Cetapin Xr 1000 MG



Can I take Cetapin XR 1000 tablet during pregnancy?
Cetapin XR 1000 tablet can be taken during pregnancy if it is prescribed by your doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Cetapin XR 1000 tablet while breastfeeding?
Metformin is known to pass into breast milk, however, the amount is significantly low to cause any side effects. So, Cetapin XR 1000 tablet could be taken by breastfeeding mother only if prescribed by her doctor.


Can I drive if I have taken Cetapin XR 1000 tablet?
Cetapin XR 1000 tablet does not effect the ability to drive. However, if you experience dizziness or decrease blood sugar levels after taking this medicine, it is advised to avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Cetapin XR 1000 tablet?
Alcohol intake should be avoided when taking Cetapin XR 1000 tablet as it increases the risk of lactic acidosis (acid-base imbalance).

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have lactic acidosis (acid-base imbalance) characterised by difficulty in breathing, abdominal pain, muscle cramps, dehydration.
  • You have altered kidney function.
  • You have heart disease such as heart failure.
  • You have planned surgery.
  • You have or are going to administer any contrast medium in the body.
  • Cetapin XR 1000 tablet should not be used in children below 10 years of age.

Mode of Action of Cetapin Xr 1000 MG

How Does It Work?

  • Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas, which empowers glucose uptake from the blood to enter into the cell for energy production. Individuals with type 2 diabetes either lack sufficient produc...
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  • Metformin decreases the blood glucose level by reducing its absorption from the digestive tract and reducing the amount of sugar produced in the liver and increasing the absorption of sugar by the bod...
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Directions for Use of Cetapin Xr 1000 MG

Cetapin XR 1000 tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water. Take it at a fixed time for optimal results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by y...
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Interactions of Cetapin Xr 1000 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines to reduce inflammation should not be taken with the medicine.
  • Injections with a contrasting medium of iodine, such as for X-rays, should be done only if you have not taken the medicine during or before the scheduled time.
  • Medications such as contraceptive pills, diuretics, blood pressure medications, thyronorm, furosemide and phenytoin should not be taken with the medicine because they increase blood glucose levels.
  • Steroids should not be taken with this medicine.
  • Discuss with your doctor any other medicine, herbal preparation and supplements you are taking currently to avoid any possible interactions.

Storage and disposal of Cetapin Xr 1000 MG

  • Store this medicine below 25°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep the product out of the reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Cetapin Xr 1000 MG


An overdose of Cetapin XR 1000 tablet is associated with lactic acidosis presenting with symptoms of drowsiness, rapid breathing, severe vomiting, diarrhoea, irregular heartbeats. If you experience an...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of this medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take...
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Dr. Ritu Budania

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What general lifestyle changes should I observe while taking Cetapin XR 1000 tablet?

A: You should not consume alcohol, maintain a healthy diet and exercise regularly.

Q: What is the right dosage for children prescribed with Cetapin XR 1000 tablet?

A: Children at or over 10 years should begin with 500 or 850 mg of the medicine.

Q: Can I stop taking Cetapin XR 1000 tablet?

A: You should not stop Cetapin XR 1000 tablet halfway through the dosage schedule. You should consult your physician before stopping this medicine.

Q: Does Cetapin reduce weight?

A: No, Cetapin XR 1000 tablet does not reduce weight. It neither increases or decreases the weight. You should continue to exercise and follow a diet while on this medicine.

Q: What is Cetapin XR 1000 tablet?

A: Cetapin XR 1000 tablet is an oral hypoglycemic medicine used to treat Type 2 Diabetes mellitus, characterised by increased blood sugar levels. It is an anti-diabetic preparation given when blood sugar levels are not controlled by exercise and diet. The XR in Cetapin XR 1000 tablet stands for 'extended release' which means the medicine gets released into the blood slowly and has its effect for a prolonged duration, thereby reducing the frequency of dosing. This medicine should never be broken or crushed, else the desired effect gets altered.

Q: When should I take Cetapin XR 1000 tablet?

A: It's best to take this medicine with a meal to reduce the side effects. You must follow the dosing instructions told by the doctor.

Q: What is the composition of Cetapin XR 1000 tablet?

A: Cetapin XR 1000 tablet contains metformin as its active component, which works by reducing the amount of sugar your liver releases into your blood.

Q: What are the side effects of the Cetapin XR 1000 tablet?

A: Nausea, diarrhoea, stomach ache, loss of appetite, metallic taste in the mouth are a few common side effects that can be seen during the treatment. Although not everyone gets them. Side effects often improve as your body gets used to the medicine.
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