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Ziten 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Ziten 20mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Ziten 20 MG Description

Ziten Tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine. It contains teneligliptin. The medicine is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. The dose and duration of the medicine will be decided by the

treating doctor. Take with or without food. Before initiating the treatment with the medicine you must let the doctor know about the complete medical history. Individuals with high blood sugar or diabetes are at risk of getting health complications like eye, kidney and nerve problems, heart diseases and stroke if not controlled well. It is advisable along with taking the diabetes medications as prescribed by the doctor you must make certain lifestyle modifications. Regular exercise, following a low carb diet, avoid smoking, limit alcohol consumption and maintain a healthy weight. You must check your blood sugar levels.


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ContainsTeneligliptin(20.0 Mg)
UsesType II diabetes mellitus
Side effectsLow blood sugar, headache, constipation, diarrhoea
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Uses of Ziten 20 MG

It is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in combination with diet and exercise.

Contraindications of Ziten 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to teneligliptin or other ingredients of the medicine.
  • If the diabetes is uncontrolled and complications like ketosis (serious metabolism-related problem), diabetic coma or pre-coma develops.
  • If you are undergoing surgery or suffer from a serious physical injury and insulin injection is used to control blood sugar.

Side effects of Ziten 20 MG

  • Low blood sugar
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Headache
  • Increased body temperature

Precautions and Warnings of Ziten 20 MG



Can I take Ziten Tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information is available about the safety of the medicine in pregnancy. If pregnancy is detected while on treatment with the medicine consult the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Ziten Tablet while breastfeeding?
Breastfeeding must be discontinued while taking the medicine.


Can I drive if I have consumed Ziten Tablet?
One must always be careful of symptoms of low blood sugar while driving. In case you experience dizziness, drowsiness, visual disturbances and sweating, stop driving and have sugar/ juice. Avoid consuming sugar-free items when you experience such episodes, keep sugar, juice or a bar of chocolate in the car with you while driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Ziten Tablet?
If you consume alcohol in excess or frequently care is necessary. Alcohol consumption while taking the medicine leads to low blood glucose. Inform your doctor about your drinking habits and accordingly, he may suggest what will work for you.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver and kidney disorders.
  • You have a known history of pancreatitis or you develop pain in the stomach or back, stop the medicine and report to the hospital.
  • You are malnourished, dieting, taking an irregular meal, doing vigorous muscle exercise and consuming too much alcohol, then you may experience low blood sugar.
  • You have undergone surgery on the stomach or intestine.
  • You suffer from 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, caution is needed as there is a fall in blood glucose.

Mode of Action of Ziten 20 MG

How Does It Work?

  • When we eat, glucose concentration increases in the body. In response to that small intestine increases the release of a chemical called incretins. These controls blood glucose. These are degraded by ...
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  • It increases insulin synthesis by the pancreas and decreases glucagon levels which are a counter-hormone of insulin, decreases blood sugar levels.

Directions for Use of Ziten 20 MG

It must be taken as a whole with a sufficient amount of water. Take after food every day at the same time.

Interactions of Ziten 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • You may have symptoms of low blood sugar if you are taking other medicines for diabetes, medicines used to treat psychiatric illness, medicines for fever and pain (salicylates like aspirin) and other ...
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  • Medicines like steroids, adrenaline and medicines used for thyroid disorders like thyroxine if taken along increases blood sugar.
  • Medicines used for the treatment of heart rhythm disorder must be used carefully while taking the medicine. Inform the doctor about the medicines, herbals, supplements you are taking or might take to ...
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Storage and disposal of Ziten 20 MG

  • Store below 25°C protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Ziten 20 MG


Symptoms of an overdose of Ziten Tablet includes low blood sugar levels and may experience symptoms like dizziness, fainting, sweating and tremors, confusion, etc. In such a situation if you have the ...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose is not advised as it will lead to fluctuations in blood sugar. If you have missed taking a dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the mi...
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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

  • The disease cannot be cured completely. You have to control it by making few lifestyle modifications.
  • Plan your diet, limit carbohydrate and sugar intake, exercise regularly and monitor the blood glucose regularly.
  • Along with this take the anti-diabetic medication and at the same time for effective blood glucose control.

Q: What is hypoglycemia?

A: Hypoglycemia causes blood sugar levels to drop. It is 70 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL) or less. This might be different for an individual, check with the doctor to know more about it.

Q: What are the signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia?

A: Common signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia includes headache, dizziness, blurred vision, feeling shaky, hungry, thirsty and sweaty. You may also feel irritated, trouble concentrating, confused or disoriented.
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