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Sitagliptin(100MG)

SALT INFORMATION

Sitagliptin(100MG)

TYPICAL USAGE

Sitagliptin is used to lower blood sugar levels in adult patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

SIDE EFFECTS

Low blood sugar, urge to vomit, vomiting, excessive passage of wind or gas, inflammation of the pancreas (manifests as sever and persistent pain in abdomen, which may reach up to the back, associated with an urge to vomit or frank vomiting). Contact you doctor immediately if serious allergic reaction including rash, hives, swelling of the face, lips, tongue, and throat with difficulty in breathing or swallowing develops.

DRUG INTERACTION

Sitagliptin in combination with other anti-diabetic drugs may cause excessive lowering of blood sugar. It may interact with other drugs including ketoconazole, ritonavir, clarithromycin, probenecid, and digoxin. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Sitagliptin blocks the action of a certain enzyme (dipeptidyl peptidase-4) and prolongs the action of hormones involved in the release of insulin, thereby reducing blood glucose levels.

SUBSTITUTES

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  • Istavel (100mg)
    (7 Tablet in Strip)
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    Rs. 45/Tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 315
    pay 58% more per Tablet
  • Januvia (100mg)
    (7 Tablet in Strip)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme Corporation
    Rs. 45/Tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 315
    pay 58% more per Tablet
  • Januvia (100mg)
    (7 Tablet in Strip)
    Merck Sharp & Dohme Corporation
    Rs. 47.33/Tablet
    Tablet
    Rs. 331.32
    pay 66% more per Tablet

INTERACTIONS

Can I take Zita (100mg) during pregnancy?

Studies in animals have shown no risk to the fetus, however there are no sufficient studies in humans. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Zita (100mg) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Contraindicated: The drug should not be used by breastfeeding women, as evidences from studies have shown that there is a high risk of causing significant damage to infants.

Can I take Zita (100mg) with alcohol?

Since there is some doubt about the results of concurrent use in this interaction, it is advised to give some guidance to the patient about its possible adverse effects and/or consider close monitoring.