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Tendia 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Tendia 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Tendia 20 MG Description

This medicine contains Teneligliptin which belongs to a class of anti-diabetic medicine. It is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus in combination with diet and exercise.


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ContainsTeneligliptin(20.0 Mg)
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Uses of Tendia 20 MG

It is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus in combination with diet and exercise.

Contraindications of Tendia 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to teneligliptin or any of the ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have a metabolism-related problem called ketosis (when your body utilizes fats for energy and not sugar).
  • If you have type1 diabetes mellitus.
  • If you are suffering from a serious infection and have experienced diabetic coma (an emergency condition in which blood sugar gets too high).
  • If you have to undergo surgery or are suffering from a serious physical injury, these may require insulin for controlling blood sugar.
  • You have a known history of pancreatitis.

Side effects of Tendia 20 MG

  • Low blood sugar, be watchful for symptoms of low blood sugar like trembling, sweating, anxiety, blurred vision, tingling lips, paleness, irritability or confusion
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Bloating
  • Gas
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin allergy (Itching, rashes)

Precautions and Warnings of Tendia 20 MG



Can I take Tendia 20mg Tablet during pregnancy?
You should not take this medicine during pregnancy. Limited information is available about its safety in pregnancy. This medicine should not be taken if you are pregnant.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Tendia 20mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
It is advised not to breastfeed when you are taking this medicine as limited information is available on how this medicine can affect your baby.


Can I drive if I have consumed Tendia 20mg Tablet?
  • This medicine is known to cause low blood sugar levels which can impair your driving ability.
  • Always keep sugar, juice or a bar of chocolate in your car while driving.
  • In case you experience any of the symptoms of low blood glucose levels like dizziness, drowsiness, visual disturbances and sweating, stop driving immediately and have sugar/ juice.
  • Do not consume sugar-free items at such episodes.


Can I consume alcohol with Tendia 20mg Tablet?
  • It is unsafe to consume alcohol with this medicine as it affects blood glucose levels.
  • It can decrease or increase the blood sugar level depending on the quantity and frequency of alcohol consumption.
  • It increases the appetite and you tend to consume more calories and it interferes with the way this medicine works.
  • Alcohol can also increase the risk of developing serious side effects of pancreatitis.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have serious liver and kidney function problems.
  • If you have a known history of pancreatitis or develop sudden pain in the stomach or back, immediately stop the medicine and report to the hospital.
  • You have malnutrition, are dieting, taking irregular meals, doing vigorous muscle exercise and consuming too much alcohol, then you may experience low blood sugar.
  • You have undergone any surgery on the stomach or intestine.
  • You have heart problems like irregular heart rhythm and heart failure as it may increase the symptoms further.
  • You are taking other medicines to treat diabetes like Insulin and Glimepiride, a drastic fall in blood glucose can occur.

Mode of Action of Tendia 20 MG

How Does It Work?

  • When we eat, glucose increases in the body. The small intestine increases the release of certain chemicals called incretins. These play an important role in controlling blood glucose. But these are ra...
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  • Teneligliptin inhibits this DPP-4. Thus, incretins don’t get degraded rapidly and can act to control blood glucose.
  • It increases insulin synthesis by the pancreas, thereby reducing glucose levels.
  • It also decreases glucagon levels which is a counter-hormone of insulin, thereby further decreasing blood sugar levels.

Directions for Use of Tendia 20 MG

It should be taken as a whole with a sufficient amount of water. It can be taken with or after food.

Interactions of Tendia 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines can affect the way Tendia 20mg Tablet works and Tendia 20mg Tablet itself can affect the action of certain medicines when taken together.
  • You may have symptoms of low blood sugar if you are taking other medicines for diabetes like Metformin, Insulin, Canagliflozin, Liraglutide, medicines used to treat depression like Phenelzine, medicin...
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  • You may have high blood sugar if you are taking steroids, thyroxine.
  • Never take this medicine if you are taking medicines like Quinidine, Sotalol, Procainamide and Amiodarone as it may cause heart rhythm problems and cardiac arrest.

Storage and disposal of Tendia 20 MG

  • Store below 25°C protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Dosage of Tendia 20 MG


An overdose of this medicine will lead to low blood sugar levels and you may experience symptoms like dizziness, fainting, sweating and tremors. If you have the blood glucometer with you, test immedia...
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Missed a Dose

  • Missing a dose is not advised as it will lead to fluctuations in your blood sugar.
  • If you have missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember.
  • If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one as taking a double dose can cause a drastic fall in blood glucose which can be dangerous.

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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What are other lifestyle modifications I need to consider to manage diabetes?

  • This disease cannot be cured completely. However, you can control it. Here are a few simple tips to control diabetes:
  • Plan your diet and consume a balanced diet.
  • Limit carbohydrate and sugar intake.
  • Exercise regularly.
  • Monitor your blood glucose regularly.
  • Take your anti-diabetic medication on time.

Q: What diet should I follow?

  • Your diet should be high in fibre, low in fat with adequate protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.
  • Maintain the regular meal timings and try to have 2-3 healthy snacks between meals like soups and salads.
  • Diet should include boiled, steamed or baked food.
  • Ensure moderate use of edible oils (groundnut oil, olive oil), less use of ghee and butter.
  • Drink at least 8-10 glasses of water daily.
  • Carry fruit or low-calorie high fibre biscuits while traveling.

Q: What should I avoid being a diabetic patient?

  • Do not shop when you are hungry, you could be tempted to buy oily and fried food.
  • Avoid overeating.
  • Avoid maida, white bread, potato, noodles, corn flakes, poori, biryani, naan, fried rice, etc.
  • Stop having daals with ghee and deep-fried pulses.
  • Avoid cream soups, carrot juice, deep-fried vegetables, vegetable curries with excess oil.
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