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Janumet 50/500mg Tablet 15'S

Janumet 50/500mg Tablet 15'S

By MSD PHARMACEUTICALS INDIAN PRIVATE LTD
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
293.25*
MRP 345.00
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Janumet 50/500mg Tablet 15'S Description

Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet is used along with a healthy diet and regular exercise for the control of high blood sugar in patients having type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is a combination medicine contai

ning sitagliptin and metformin. This medicine works by increasing insulin production and restoring the natural response of the body to insulin. Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Please do not modify the dose or stop it before the prescribed duration, even if you feel better. Patients are advised to maintain a strict exercise and diet regimen along with this medicine to get the best possible effect. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting this medicine.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹293.25
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ContainsMetformin Hydrochloride(500.0 Mg) + Sitagliptin(50.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 Diabetes mellitus
Side effectsNausea, runny nose, headache, sore throat, flatulence
TherapyANTI-DIABETIC
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uses

Uses of Janumet 50/500mg Tablet 15'S

Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet is used to control high blood sugar in patients having type 2 diabetes mellitus along with a healthy diet and regular exercise.
contraindications

Contraindications of Janumet 50/500mg Tablet 15'S

  • If you are allergic to sitagliptin, metformin or any other ingredients of Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet.
  • If you have severe kidney or liver disease.
  • If your diabetes is not under control and you also have high blood sugar, nausea, vomiting, loose motions, rapid loss of weight, pain in the stomach, breathing difficulty, sleepiness etc.
  • If you have dehydration or you have the presence of severe infection.
  • If you have to go to do an x-ray or scan and dye is injected in your blood before doing the x-ray or scan.
  • If you have a recent history of a heart attack.
  • If you are a heavy alcohol drinker.
  • If you are a lactating mother.
sideEffects

Side effects of Janumet 50/500mg Tablet 15'S

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Constipation
  • Flatulence (gas)
  • Low blood sugar
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Janumet 50/500mg Tablet 15'S

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Component of this medicine can cause harm to the unborn baby if taken during pregnancy. This medicine should not be taken by pregnant women.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Component of this medicine can pass through breastmilk and can cause harm to the breastfed baby if taken by lactating mother. This medicine should not be taken by lactating mother.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet?
A:
This medicine can cause dizziness or sleepiness. Avoid driving if you have dizziness or sleepiness after taking this medicine.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol with Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet as it may lead to 'lactic acidosis'. This may cause symptoms such as vomiting, stomach pain, fatigue, breathing difficulty, muscle cramps, decrease body temperature, reduced heartbeats.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a skin blister after taking this medicine.
  • You have a fever, vomiting, loose motion, heat exposure, less fluid intake.
  • You have vomiting, pain in the stomach, breathing difficulty, tiredness, muscle cramps, decrease body temperature, decrease heartbeat after taking this medicine.
  • You have low blood sugar after taking other anti-diabetic medicines along with this medicine.
  • You have type 1 diabetes mellitus.
  • You are undergoing any surgery.
  • Your doctor tells you that you have increase triglyceride levels in your blood and you have gall stones.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Janumet 50/500mg Tablet 15'S

How Does It Work?

Sitagliptin works by increasing insulin production by the body after a meal and decreasing sugar production by the body. Metformin works by restoring the natural response of the body to insulin and de...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Janumet 50/500mg Tablet 15'S

  • Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It should be taken with meals.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.
  • Do not stop taking Janumet tablet on your own, without informing your doctor.
interactions

Interactions of Janumet 50/500mg Tablet 15'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking other antidiabetic medicines.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Janumet 50/500mg Tablet 15'S

  • Store Janumet tablets at a temperature not above 30°C in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Janumet 50/500mg Tablet 15'S

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose include severe nausea or vomiting, pain in the stomach, muscle cramps, rapid breathing. If you have taken too much of this medicine then contact your doctor or reach out to the ne...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking any dose of this medicine then take it as soon as you remember. If it's already time for the next dose then skip the missed dose and follow the regular dosing schedule.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Why Janumet medicine need to be taken with food?

A: Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset if taken on an empty stomach. Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can I take crushed Janumet 50 ?

A: No, do not take crushed Janumet tablet. It should be taken as directed by the doctor. Do not crush or chew it.

Q: Does Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet cause low blood sugar?

A: Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet usually does not cause low blood sugar. It can cause low blood sugar if taken along with other antidiabetic medicines if you are taking low-calorie food or doing heavy exercise. Symptoms of low blood sugar include blurring of vision, sudden sweating, shaking, increased heartbeat, hunger, dizziness, or tingling sensation in your hands or feet. Consult your doctor if you have low blood sugar while taking this medicine.

Q: What precaution should I take if I have low blood sugar after taking tab Janumet 50 mg/500 mg with other anti-diabetic medicines?

  • If you have low blood sugar after taking Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet with other anti-diabetic medicines, you should eat sugar, honey, or candy, or drink fruit juice or non-diet soda to increase your b...
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  • Consult your doctor immediately if you have blurring of vision, sudden sweating, shaking, increased heartbeat, hunger, dizziness etc after taking this medicine or other anti-diabetic medicines.

Q: What is the best time of day to take Janumet?

A: You can take the Janumet at any time of the day, before, or after meals, as told by the doctor. But it's necessary to take it at the usual time every day for the best results.

Q: What is the composition of Janumet 50/500?

A: The composition of Janumet 50/500 includes sitagliptin and metformin.

Q: What are the side effects of Janumet 50/500?

A: Nausea, runny nose, headache, sore throat, flatulence are a few side effects that can be seen during the treatment with Janumet 50/500. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own.
Product Details
Brand
JANUMET
Expires on or After
29/04/2024
Last Updated on: 14 Apr 2022 | 03:15 PM (IST)
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