Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's
INTAS PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's belongs to the category of medicines called 'anti-diabetic' primarily used for the management and treatment of type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes is a condition that occurs when there is either less insulin or available insulin is not properly utilized by our body cells for lowering raised blood glucose. It is the most common type of diabetes, accounting for around 90% of total diabetes cases found commonly in middle-aged people. So it is also called adult-onset diabetes or non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM).
Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's contains 'Dapagliflozin' a protein found in kidney known as sodium-glucose cotransporters-2 (SGLT-2 inhibitor) that works by inhibiting the reabsorption of glucose in the body, resulting in an increase in glucose excretion through urine. The removal of excessive glucose helps to lower down the blood sugar level.
Take Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's as prescribed. Your doctor will recommend you how often you take Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's based on your medical condition. In some cases, you may experience urinary tract infection, low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia), peeing more than normal, skin rash, dizziness, increased thirst, Nausea. Most of these side effects of Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.
If you are hypersensitive to any of the components present in these medicines, please tell your doctor before taking it. Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's is not allowed to use in children below 18 years of age. If you are a woman who is pregnant or breastfeeding or planning to be pregnant, then tell your doctor before they prescribe this medicine to you. Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's, when used with diuretics, may increase the risk of dehydration, kidney problems and lower blood pressure. Let your doctor know if you are taking any other medication. Do not take or stop Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's if the doctor did not advise you to do so. Limit your alcohol consumption with Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's as alcohol may cause a rapid increase or decrease in blood sugar levels.
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's belongs to the anti-diabetic drug category, indicated in the treatment of type 2 diabetes or non-insulin-dependent diabetes (NIDDM). This medicine is primarily prescribed to persons whose blood sugar levels are high and not controlled by diet and exercise alone. Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's consists of “Dapagliflozin” a sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT-2) inhibitor responsible for inhibiting SGLT-2 enzymes in the kidney. Thus, it prevents the reabsorption of glucose from the blood filtered through your kidney, thereby increasing the glucose excretion from your body when you urinate.
Tell your doctor if you are allergic to Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's and other medicines, have severe kidney disease, high ketone levels in blood or urine, heart disease, congestive heart failure, liver disease or you are using insulin or other oral diabetes medications. Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's, when used with other diabetes medications, may extremely lower the blood sugar level leading to hypoglycemia condition, which can be fatal. Your doctor may adjust the dose by lowering the dose of other diabetes medicine or Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's in this case. A person should keep taking Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's even if they are feeling that their blood sugar levels are under control as it may again spike the level of sugar in the blood. You should take small frequent meals and don't fast while being treated with Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's. Try to notice if you are developing the symptoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) like sweating, dizziness, dry mouth, dry skin, palpitations, shivering, intense thirst, frequent urination. If you notice any of the mentioned symptoms, then immediately take honey/sugar candies and consult with a physician.
Drug-Drug Interaction: Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's interacts with diuretics (furosemide, amiloride, hydrochlorothiazide), muscle relaxant (baclofen), medicine for enlarged prostate (tamsulosin), antiparkinson's (levodopa), antibiotics (gatifloxacin), heart-related medicines (amlodipine, bisoprolol) and other antidiabetic drugs (glipizide, glimepiride).
Drug- Food Interaction: Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's may interact with household sugar and cause abdominal discomfort and stomach upset. Therefore one should avoid consuming foods rich in sugar. Additionally, avoid alcohol consumption while taking Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's as it may spike the levels of sugar in blood or cause low blood sugar levels.
Drug-Disease Interaction: People affected with heart diseases (like congestive heart failure and myocardial infarction), have sugar (glucose) and ketones (a type of chemical) in your pee, severe kidney or liver disease, often get urinary tract infection and alcoholism should avoid intake of Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's.
You should avoid consuming alcohol with Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's as it may lead to high or low blood sugar levels.
Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's is a Category C pregnancy drug that is not recommended for pregnant women or given only under strict guidance of the doctor as there is no clinical data available on use in pregnant women.
There is no sufficient data on how Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's affects breastfeeding. It is safe to seek medical advice before you start Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's if you are lactating.
Drive only if you are physically stable and mentally focused, if you experience drowsiness after taking these medications, you should not drive or operate any machinery or vehicles.
Take Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's only after the doctor's prescription, especially if you are dealing with Liver diseases/conditions as your doctor may adjust the dose as required.
Take Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's after the recommendation of a doctor, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dosing strength needs to be adjusted by your doctor as required.
The use of Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's is not recommended for children below 18 years.
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Type 2 diabetes: It is a chronic or life-long condition in which cells of the body fail to respond to insulin and in later stages, the body even fails to produce enough amount of insulin. It comprises around 90% of total diabetes cases. This condition makes the body rely on different energy sources in muscles, tissues and organs. This disease develops gradually, and the early symptoms include constant hunger, lack of energy, fatigue, weight loss, excessive thirst, frequent urination, dry mouth, itchy skin and blurry vision. Persons who are middle-aged or older are most possibly have type 2 diabetes, so it is also called adult-onset diabetes. The risks of uncontrolled type 2 diabetes include damaged retina of eyes or blindness, loss of limbs, nerve problems, kidney problems, sexual dysfunction and increase the possibility of heart attack or stroke.
Dapavel 5 mg Tablet 10's
Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.
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