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Diaal 50mg Tablet

Diaal 50mg Tablet

Prescription drug
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Manufacturer/Marketer

Aeon Pharma Pvt Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

Return Policy

Not Returnable

About Diaal 50mg Tablet

Diaal 50mg Tablet belongs to a class of anti-diabetic drugs called 'dipeptidyl peptidase 4 (DPP-4)' inhibitors used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, especially in patients whose blood sugar levels are not controlled by diet and exercise alone. Diaal 50mg Tablet may be used alone or in combination with other medicines. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic (long-lasting) condition that affects the way our body processes glucose. People with type 2 diabetes either do not produce enough insulin or cannot perform its function in the body (insulin resistance). Middle-aged or older individuals are most likely to suffer from type 2 diabetes, which is also known as adult-onset diabetes.

Diaal 50mg Tablet contains Vildagliptin which works by preventing the breakdown of a chemical messenger called the 'incretin' hormone. This hormone is released after the meal to stimulate the release of insulin from the pancreas. Diaal 50mg Tablet increases the level of 'incretin' hormone so that sufficient insulin can be produced from the pancreas to lower raised blood sugar levels. Thus, Diaal 50mg Tablet helps in controlling blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes mellitus. 

Take Diaal 50mg Tablet as prescribed. Your doctor will advise you how often you take Diaal 50mg Tablet based on your medical condition. You may experience dizziness, nausea, headache, excessive sweating, low blood sugar levels, and trembling in some cases. Most of these side effects of Diaal 50mg Tablet do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects persist or worsen, please consult your doctor.

If you are allergic to Diaal 50mg Tablet or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Diaal 50mg Tablet is not recommended for children below 18 years of age. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or are on dialysis, please inform your doctor before taking Diaal 50mg Tablet. Avoid alcohol consumption with Diaal 50mg Tablet as it may increase or decrease blood sugar levels. Diaal 50mg Tablet is not recommended for patients with diabetic ketoacidosis and type-1 diabetes. If you have type 1 diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis (excessive levels of blood acids called ketones),  or disease of pancreas, kidney, liver, or heart problems, inform your doctor before taking Diaal 50mg Tablet.

Uses of Diaal 50mg Tablet

Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Medicinal Benefits

Diaal 50mg Tablet contains Vildagliptin, an anti-diabetic drug used to treat type 2 diabetes, especially in patients whose blood sugar levels are not controlled by diet and exercise alone. Diaal 50mg Tablet prevents the breakdown of incretin hormones, glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and glucose-dependent insulinotropic peptide (GIP) that control blood sugar levels. Thereby increasing the levels of these two hormones, which are released after a meal. Diaal 50mg Tablet increases insulin production by the pancreas and decreases glucagon production by the liver. Thus, it helps to control blood sugar levels and prevent further complications due to diabetes. Proper diet and regular exercise along with Diaal 50mg Tablet, will give better results.

Directions for Use

Take Diaal 50mg Tablet with or without food as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. Do not crush or break it.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Diaal 50mg Tablet

  • Dizziness

  • Nausea

  • Headache

  • Excessive sweating

  • Low blood sugar levels

  • Trembling

Drug Warnings

If you are allergic to Diaal 50mg Tablet or any other medicines, please tell your doctor. Diaal 50mg Tablet is not recommended for children below 18 years of age. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or are on dialysis, please inform your doctor before taking Diaal 50mg Tablet. Avoid alcohol consumption with Diaal 50mg Tablet as it may increase or decrease blood sugar levels. Diaal 50mg Tablet is not recommended for patients with diabetic ketoacidosis and type-1 diabetes. Take short, frequent meals and avoid prolonged fasting when taking Diaal 50mg Tablet. Beware of hypoglycemia symptoms (low blood sugar), including sweating, dizziness, palpitations, shivering, intense thirst, dry mouth, dry skin, frequent urination, etc. Whenever you experience any of these symptoms, immediately consume 5-6 candies or 3 glucose biscuits, or 3 teaspoons of honey/sugar, and consult your doctor. Make sure to carry these with you at all times, especially during long travels. If you have type 1 diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis (excessive levels of blood acids called ketones),  or disease of pancreas, kidney, liver, or heart problems, inform your doctor before taking Diaal 50mg Tablet. 

Drug Interactions

Drug-Drug Interaction: Diaal 50mg Tablet may have interaction with antipsychotics (aripiprazole, clozapine), corticosteroids (dexamethasone, prednisolone), medicines used to treat glaucoma (acetazolamide), cardiac stimulant (dopamine), thyroid medicines (levothyroxine), water tablets (bendroflumethiazide).

Drug-Food Interaction: Diaal 50mg Tablet may interact with alcohol. Therefore, avoid consumption of alcohol with Diaal 50mg Tablet as it may lead to high or low blood sugar levels.

Drug-Disease Interaction: If you have type 1 diabetes, diabetic ketoacidosis (excessive levels of blood acids called ketones),  disease of pancreas, kidney, liver or heart problems, inform your doctor before taking Diaal 50mg Tablet.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List

  • ARIPIPRAZOLE
  • CLOZAPINE
  • DEXAMETHASONE
  • PREDNISOLONE
  • ACETAZOLAMIDE
  • DOPAMINE
  • LEVOTHYROXINE SODIUM
  • BENDROFLUMETHIAZIDE

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Do regular exercise such as cycling, walking, jogging, dancing, or swimming for a minimum of 30 minutes per day. Invest at least 150 minutes of your week in exercise.

  • Maintain healthy body weight as obesity is also related to the onset of diabetes.

  • Maintain a low fat and a low sugar diet. Replace carbohydrates-containing foods with whole grains, fruits, and vegetables as carbohydrates turn to sugars leading to high blood sugar.

  • Avoid consumption of alcohol and quit smoking.

Special Advise

Liver function tests are recommended before starting treatment with Diaal 50mg Tablet, at 3 months intervals for the first year and at regular intervals thereafter to monitor the signs of increased liver enzymes.

Disease/Condition Glossary

Type 2 diabetes: It is a chronic (long-lasting) condition that keeps the body away from properly utilizing insulin. Hence, people affected with type 2 diabetes either do not produce enough insulin or are resistant to insulin. Middle-aged or older are most likely to suffer from type 2 diabetes, which is also known as adult-onset diabetes. Type 2 diabetes symptoms include increased thirst, frequent urination at night, slow wound healing, increased hunger, fatigue, and blurred vision. In some cases, there may be weight gain, while in rare cases, weight loss may be observed. The complication of type 2 diabetes also includes nerve problems, kidney problems, damaged retina of the eyes or blindness, loss of limbs, sexual dysfunction, and an increase in the chance of heart attack or stroke.

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Alcohol

Caution

You are recommended to avoid alcohol consumption with Diaal 50mg Tablet as it may cause high or low blood sugar levels.

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Pregnancy

Caution

Diaal 50mg Tablet is a Category B pregnancy drug and is generally not recommended for pregnant women. However, please consult a doctor if you are pregnant before taking Diaal 50mg Tablet.

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Breast Feeding

Caution

The excretion of Diaal 50mg Tablet in breastmilk is unknown and is not recommended for breastfeeding mothers. Please consult a doctor before using Diaal 50mg Tablet if you are a breastfeeding mother.

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Driving

Caution

Diaal 50mg Tablet may cause dizziness in some people. Therefore, avoid driving if you feel dizzy after taking Diaal 50mg Tablet.

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Liver

Caution

Take Diaal 50mg Tablet with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

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Kidney

Caution

Take Diaal 50mg Tablet with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may be adjusted by your doctor as required.

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Children

Unsafe

Diaal 50mg Tablet is not recommended for children below 18 years of age as the safety and effectiveness were not established.

Country of origin

India

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Ware House F-3, Shreeji Complex, Sarkhej-Bavla Road, Sarkhej, Ahmedabad
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FAQs

Diaal 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, especially in patients whose blood sugar levels are not controlled by diet and exercise alone.
Diaal 50mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes, especially in patients whose blood sugar levels are not controlled by diet and exercise alone.
Diaal 50mg Tablet contains Vildagliptin, an anti-diabetic drug that works by preventing the breakdown of incretin hormones, namely: glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and glucose-dependent insulinotropic peptide (GIP) that control blood sugar levels. Thereby, it increases the levels of these two hormones. Diaal 50mg Tablet increases insulin production by the pancreas and decreases glucagon production by the liver. Thus, it helps to control blood sugar levels.
Yes, you may take Diaal 50mg Tablet with metformin. However, please consult a doctor before using Diaal 50mg Tablet with other medicines so that the dose may be adjusted appropriately.
Diaal 50mg Tablet should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from or who have a history of pancreatitis (swelling of the pancreas) as it may increase the risk of recurrent pancreatitis or worsen the condition. However, if you experience any symptoms such as vomiting, stomach pain or nausea, consult a doctor immediately.
Diaal 50mg Tablet alone does not cause low blood sugar levels. However, low blood sugar levels may occur if Diaal 50mg Tablet is taken along with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol intake, exercise more than usual, delay or miss snacks or meal. However, if you experience any signs of low blood pressure such as dizziness, nausea, light-headedness, dehydration or fainting, please consult a doctor.
No, you are not recommended to stop taking Diaal 50mg Tablet on your own as discontinuing Diaal 50mg Tablet suddenly may cause recurring symptoms or worsen the condition. However, if you experience any difficulty while taking Diaal 50mg Tablet, please consult your doctor so that alternative medicine may be prescribed.
Yes, diabetic skin lesions are common complications of diabetes. However, you are recommended to follow instructions for foot and skincare as advised by your doctor, and if you notice the onset of any new ulcers or blisters while taking Diaal 50mg Tablet, please consult a doctor.

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