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1 year ago
Is it safe to consume alcohol while I am taking Sitagliptin?
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1 year ago
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Sitagliptin. Taking Sitagliptin with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
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1 year ago
Is it safe to use Sitagliptin in patients with kidney disease?
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1 year ago
Sitagliptin should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sitagliptin may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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1 year ago
Is Sitagliptin a blood thinner?
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1 year ago
No, Sitagliptin is not a blood thinner. Sitagliptin is an antidiabetic drug and it belongs to the class of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors.
The information given above is for Sitagliptin which is the active ingredient of Sitagliptin.
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1 year ago
Can I take Sitagliptin with insulin?
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1 year ago
Yes, you can take Sitagliptin with insulin. Using them together can lower the insulin dose and decrease the risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels).
The information given above is for Sitagliptin which is the active ingredient of Sitagliptin.
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1 year ago
Is the use of Sitagliptin safe in lactation?
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1 year ago
Sitagliptin is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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1 year ago
Does Sitagliptin interact with other drugs?
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1 year ago
Sitagliptin is an antidiabetic medicine and its interaction with other drugs is very limited. Sitagliptin itself is less likely to cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar), however, when taken with other anti-diabetic medicines, the risk increases. Also, Sitagliptin can increase the blood levels of digoxin which can lead to more side effects with digoxin.
The information given above is for Sitagliptin which is the active ingredient of Sitagliptin.
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1 year ago
Does the use of Sitagliptin cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels)?
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1 year ago
Sitagliptin can lower blood sugar level (hypoglycemia). However, it happens more often if you delay or miss your food, do more than routine exercise, drink alcohol or take other antidiabetic medicine along with. Be cautious of the symptoms of hypoglycemia and always keep glucose tablets or honey or fruit juice with you. Regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is important.
The information given above is for Sitagliptin which is the active ingredient of Sitagliptin.
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1 year ago
What are the uses of Sitagliptin?
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1 year ago
The common side effects seen with use of Sitagliptin are: Type 2 diabetes
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1 year ago
When can I stop taking Sitagliptin ?
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1 year ago
Do not stop taking Sitagliptin until advised by your doctor as this can lead to a sudden rise in your blood sugar levels. However, in case you experience stomach pain while taking Sitagliptin, immediately stop taking it and inform your doctor. Follow all directions given to you by your doctor carefully.
The information given above is for Sitagliptin which is the active ingredient of Sitagliptin.
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1 year ago
Does Sitagliptin have any role in the management of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)?
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1 year ago
Sitagliptin along with metformin is used off-label for the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) as it has shown efficacy in this condition in some clinical studies. However, its use in PCOS is yet not approved. Please consult your doctor.
The information given above is for Sitagliptin which is the active ingredient of Sitagliptin.
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1 year ago
Can Sitagliptin cause itching?
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1 year ago
Sitagliptin is not known to cause itching. However, in case you develop an allergic reaction to Sitagliptin or any of its ingredients, you may have symptoms of itching, redness or swelling of the mouth, lips, tongue or throat. Immediately stop taking the medicine and inform or visit a doctor.
The information given above is for Sitagliptin which is the active ingredient of Sitagliptin.
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1 year ago
What can be the common side effects of using Sitagliptin?
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1 year ago
The common side effects seen with use of Sitagliptin are: Headache, Upper respiratory tract infection, Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea, Nasopharyngitis
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