Janumet 50mg/1000mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Janumet 50mg/1000mg Strip Of 15 Tablets Description
Janumet 50mg/1000mg tablet is a combination medicine containing sitagliptin and metformin. It is used along with a healthy diet and regular exercise for the control of high blood sugar in patients ha
ving type 2 diabetes mellitus. This medicine works by increasing insulin production and restoring the natural response of the body to insulin. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Nausea or vomiting, flatulence (gas), loose motion or constipation and stomach pain are some of the side effects of Janumet 50mg/1000mg tablet. Most of these are temporary but if you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens, you should contact your doctor immediately. 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 Janumet 50mg/1000mg tablet.
|You Save||₹52.12 (15% on MRP)|
|Contains||Sitagliptin(50.0 Mg) + Metformin Hydrochloride(1000.0 Mg)|
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Uses of Janumet 50mg/1000mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Contraindications of Janumet 50mg/1000mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
- If you are allergic to sitagliptin, metformin or any other ingredients of Janumet 50mg/1000mg tablet.
- 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 a recent history of a heart attack.
- If you have severe kidney or liver disease.
- If you are a lactating mother.
- 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 are a heavy alcohol drinker.
- If you have dehydration or you have the presence of severe infection.
Side effects of Janumet 50mg/1000mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
- Loose motion
- Stomach pain
- Low blood sugar
Precautions and Warnings of Janumet 50mg/1000mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Other General Warnings
- You have type 1 diabetes mellitus.
- You have low blood sugar after taking other anti-diabetic medicines along with Janumet 50mg/1000mg tablet.
- You have skin blister after taking this medicine.
- You have a fever, vomiting, loose motion, heat exposure, less fluid intake.
- You are undergoing any surgery.
- Your doctor tells you that you have increase triglyceride level in your blood and you have gall stones.
- You have vomiting, pain in the stomach, breathing difficulty, tiredness, muscle cramps, decrease body temperature, decrease heartbeat after taking this medicine.
Mode of Action of Janumet 50mg/1000mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
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 decreasing sugar production by the body.
Directions for Use of Janumet 50mg/1000mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
- Janumet 50mg/1000mg 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 this medicine on your own, without informing your doctor.
Interactions of Janumet 50mg/1000mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Interactions with other medicines
- Some medicines can affect the way Janumet 50mg/1000mg 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.
Storage and disposal of Janumet 50mg/1000mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
- 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 of Janumet 50mg/1000mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Missed a Dose
Dr. Arpit Verma
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Dr. Ritu Budania
MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Why Janumet 50mg/1000mg tablet need to be taken with food?
Q: Can I take crushed Janumet 50mg/1000mg tablet?
Q: Does Janumet 50mg/1000mg tablet cause low blood sugar?
Q: What precaution should I take if I have low blood sugar after taking Janumet 50mg/1000mg tablet with other anti-diabetic medicines?
- If you have low blood sugar after taking Janumet 50mg/1000mg tablet with other anti-diabetic medicines, you should eat sugar, honey, or candy, or drink fruit juice or non-diet soda to increase your blood sugar rapidly. ...
- 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 Janumet 50mg/1000mg tablet used for?
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