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Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s

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Msd Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

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1 Tablet Sr

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Product Details

About Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s

Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s is a combination drug of Sitagliptin (DPP4 inhibitors) and Metformin (Biguanides) belongs to the class of anti-diabetic. Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which either the body stops producing enough insulin (the hormone which helps to decrease sugar levels in the blood) or there is resistance to the action of insulin. As a result, insulin is produced in large amounts but it is not able to act on the organs of the body.

Sitagliptin belongs to the class of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors which works by increasing the amounts of certain natural substances that lower blood sugar when it is high. Another medicine Metformin belongs to the class of biguanides which lowers glucose production in the liver, delays glucose absorption from intestines and increases the body's sensitivity to insulin. Together, it prevents blood glucose levels from rising to very high levels after meals.

Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s should be taken with food to avoid an upset stomach. Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s should be taken at the same time of the day each time for best results. For better advice, your doctor will decide, what dose should be taken and it can change timely depending upon your condition. The most common side effect of Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s is hypoglycemia (low blood glucose levels) characterised by dizziness, sweating, palpitations, hunger pangs, dry mouth and skin etc. So, to avoid hypoglycemia, you should not miss meals and also should carry some form of sugar along with you. Other side effects include taste change, nausea, diarrhoea, stomach pain, headache, upper respiratory symptoms.

Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s should not be stopped even if you feel better, without consulting your doctor as sugar level keeps changing. If you stop taking Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s abruptly, it may increase your sugar levels which could further increase the risk of eyesight loss (retinopathy), kidney (nephropathy) and nerve damage (neuropathy). Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s should not be taken if you have type 1 diabetes mellitus, severe kidney or liver disease. Please inform your doctor if you have any type of heart disease, is or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding.

Uses of Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Directions for Use

Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s should not be used unless prescribed by a doctor. Always take Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s exactly as your doctor told you. Your doctor will advise you how often you take your tablets on the basis of your medical condition. Swallow the tablet with a full glass of water. If required tablets can be broken in half to give a smaller dose.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s

Every medicine has some sort of side effects. In the beginning days of the treatment with Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s, you may suffer from low blood sugar, runny nose, sore throat, upper lung infection, diarrhoea, nausea and vomiting, gas, stomach upset, indigestion, general weakness, and headache when used in combination with other anti-diabetic agents like sulfonylurea or insulin. But these would be temporary and may be relieved after some time. However, if you still have discomfort speak with the doctor. Lactic acidosis (excess level of lactic acid in the blood) is a rare side effect which is serious and can lead to a life-threatening condition.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warning

Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s should not be used in patients with type 1 diabetes or with diabetic ketoacidosis. Some diabetic patients while taking Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s might develop a rare but serious condition called lactic acidosis. In this condition, there is too much lactic acid accumulated in the blood that can damage the working of your liver and kidney required for the elimination of excess lactic acid from the blood. Before you start taking Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s, tell your doctor if you’ve ever had pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas), kidney disease, and low vitamin B12 level. Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s, when used with insulin, may extremely lower the blood sugar level leading to hypoglycaemia condition which can be fatal. In this case, your doctor may adjust the dose by lowering the dose of insulin or Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s. Prolonged intake of Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s may lower your thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) hence, an annual check-up of TSH is recommended. In rare cases, you may also develop a serious skin reaction known as bullous pemphigoid that requires immediate medical attention. Tell your doctor if you are going to have a diagnostic test with an injection of dye or X-ray contrast agent. The use of Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s should be stopped for a short time before having an X-ray procedure.

Safety Advice

  • Alcohol

    Consult Your Doctor

    It is best to avoid alcohol while taking medication.

  • Pregnancy

    Please consult your doctor for advice before using Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s

  • Breast Feeding

    Please consult your doctor for advice before using Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s

  • Driving

    Drive only if you are physically stable and mentally focussed, If you experience drowsiness after taking these medications you should not drive or operate any machinery or vehicles.

  • Liver

    If u have or had history or evidence of any liver-related diseases, please consult the doctor before taking the medicine.

  • Kidney

    If u have or had history or evidence of any kidney-related diseases, please consult the doctor before taking the medicine.

Other Information (JAN0032)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - September 2021

Patients Concern

FAQs

Type 2 diabetes is a common form of diabetes in which the blood sugar-lowering hormone called insulin produced by the body does not function properly. Due to this, the blood glucose level increases, and symptoms such as frequent urination, increased thirst, and increased hunger start. Diabetes, if left untreated or not treated properly, can cause long-term complications such as nerve damage, kidney damage, eye damage, foot problems, and also poses a high risk of developing heart diseases.

If you have symptoms like increased hunger, increased thirst, frequent urination (usually at night), unexplained weight loss, fatigue, blurred vision, slow wound/sores healing, and frequent infections, contact doctor as it can be a condition of type 2 diabetes.

Lactic acidosis is a rare but life-threatening condition when there is too much of lactic acid build up in the bloodstream. Long term intake of Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s may lead to lactic acidosis when cells get deprived of the oxygen levels. Symptoms of lactic acidosis include a burning sensation of muscle, muscle ache, fast breathing, nausea, and stomach pain. Immediately contact the doctor in this complication.

In case you feel that your blood sugar level is going down and you are feeling weak, immediately eat sugar candies or drink sugary beverages. It will help to balance the blood sugar level in your body. So, it is advisable to keep sugar candies with you.

Do not take excessive alcohol while taking Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s, as this may increase the risk of a life-threatening condition called as lactic acidosis (too much of lactic acid in the body).

No. Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s is only prescribed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes also called as 'non-insulin-dependent diabetes'.

Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s

Janumet Xr 100/1000 Gm Tablet 7s

MRP: 334.60

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