Januvia 100 mg tab
Generic Name : Sitagliptin
Brand Name : Januvia
Manufacture : Merck
Delivery Days : 10-12working days
Quantity : 28 Pills
Januvia 100mg Tablets
Januvia 100mg Tablet helps treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. Take this tablet with regular exercise and a nutritional diet to see the best results. It will control blood sugar levels. It helps prevent severe after-effects of diabetes like blindness and kidney damage.
This tablet work when diabetes is unmanageable with only exercise and diet. Your dialectologist will prescribe this tablet alone or along with other diabetes medications.
You can take this tablet with food/without food. The dose & duration depends on your blood sugar levels and health condition. Hence, consult a dialectologist and follow his instructions.
Do not miss out on taking this tablet. Set a time to take the tablet every day. It will help you not to miss the dose. Do not stop taking this medicine without a doctor’s recommendation. The tablet helps manage your blood glucose levels and related complications of diabetes.
Make sure you follow a proper diet and exercise regimen as your dialectologist tells you to. A healthy lifestyle helps control diabetes.
The most common side effect of this tablet is a headache. It is mild and goes with time. Other possible side-effects can be low blood sugar levels. It happens when you are taking this tablet with other diabetes medications. For example, sulfonylurea or insulin. You should know how to deal with these effects.
You may face an infection in the upper respiratory tract—for example, cough, sore throat, or cold. Get in touch with your dialectologist if these symptoms stay for long or worry you.
Uses of Januvia 100mg
Treats Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Benefits of Januvia 100mg
This tablet helps increase the insulin amounts that your body produces after a meal. It stops the body from releasing excess sugar in the blood. The idea is to decrease blood glucose levels.
The tablet has fewer side effects. You will not gain much weight. To manage diabetes, you need to decrease blood sugar levels. It will help reduce the possible risks of severe issues related to diabetes. like eye damage, loss of limbs, and nerve problems. Managing diabetes can help you reduce the risks of stroke and heart disease.
Tell your dialectologist if you have any medical conditions like
- Kidney disease
- Heart problems
- Pancreas problems
- You drink excessive alcohol
- You are pregnant
- You are a nursing mother
Also, if you are taking other medications, let the dialectologist know about them. Some other medicines may interfere with the function of this tablet or vice versa. So, inform your dialectologist about them.
Do not consume excess alcohol during treatment with this tablet. It can lower your blood sugar levels. You may need regular tests to check your blood sugar levels and kidney functions. The tests are necessary to know whether this tablet is working or not for you.
Side effects of Januvia 100mg
Most side effects will not need emergency help. They will fade away with time once the body gets accustomed to this tablet. Still, if the symptoms worry you, speak to your dialectologist.
- Inflammation of nasal passages & throat
- Low sugar levels
If you face any side effects (mentioned below) after taking this tablet, stop taking it. Contact your diabetologist immediately.
- Signs of pancreatitis
- Signs of a severe allergic reaction
- Skin blistering
While taking this tablet, do not consume alcohol to see the best results.
Speak to your physician to know whether this tablet is safe for you
Speak to your physician before taking this tablet while nursing your baby.
You can drive if you think you are mentally alert and feeling better. If you face dizziness, do not drive or use any heavy machinery.
If you have a medical history of liver diseases, check with your doctor if this tablet is suitable for you.
If you have kidney-related diseases, please consult the doctor before taking medicine.
Q-Will consumption of Januvia 100mg tablets result in weight gain?
No. This tablet will not result in weight gain when taken alone. Well, you need to maintain a healthy weight during diabetes management. If you notice weight gain, speak to your diabetologist.
Q-Is Januvia 100mg tablet not good for the kidneys?
No. This tablet doesn’t cause any harm to the kidney if kidney function is normal. But, if you have or have had any issues related to kidneys, inform your diabetologist. He may suggest dose alterations.
Q-Can my blood sugar levels drop while taking Januvia 100mg tablet?
Yes. There are possibilities that your sugar levels drop. It happens more when you are using other antidiabetic medications with this tablet. But, if you skip meals, overexercise or overdose, your blood sugar levels can drop. In such situations, connect with your diabetologist.
Q-What if I overdose on this tablet?
If you take a higher dose than prescribed, it can reduce your blood sugar levels. In such cases, consult your diabetologist.
Q-Is this tablet suitable for long-term use?
Yes. This tablet is safe for use in the long term. The tablet is suitable for long-term use and even lifelong. There are no harmful effects reported with its long-term use. Your diabetologist will tell you the exact duration of this tablet. It will help you manage diabetes.
Q-What are the crucial aspects I need to consider about this tablet?
Your diabetologist will decide the dose & duration of this tablet. The severe side effects are rare in some cases. If you experience severe and prolonged stomach pain, stop taking the tablet. Also, speak to your diabetologist. This tablet can also result in heart failure. Hence, if you have heart issues, inform your diabetologist. Also, if you have kidney problems, you need to discuss them with your diabetologist.
Q-Is it a habit-forming medicine?
No, this is not an addictive medicine.
A healthy lifestyle and proper diet will always help you manage your blood glucose levels. Do not miss the tablet and follow the instruction of the doctor. Do not stop taking this tablet without asking your diabetologist.