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Cystop 500 mg/75 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Cystop 500 mg/75 mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

Cystop 500 mg/75 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines that control blood sugar levels and may also protect the nerves. This drug should be used along with a proper diet and regular exercise for best results. It should be taken with food to avoid the side effects of nausea and stomach upset.

Uses of Cystop Tablet

Side effects of Cystop Tablet

Common
  • Nausea
  • Taste change
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite

How to use Cystop Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cystop 500 mg/75 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Cystop Tablet works

Cystop 500 mg/75 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Metformin and benfotiamine which treat diabetes. Metformin is a biguanide which decreases the production and absorption of sugar in your body, and allows better use of existing insulin. Benfotiamine is a synthetic form if vitamin B1 which relieves symptoms of nerve damage such as numbness, tingling, burning, and needle-like sensations in the hands and feet.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cystop 500 mg/75 mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Cystop 500 mg/75 mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cystop 500 mg/75 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CAUTION
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Cystop 500 mg/75 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cystop 500 mg/75 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Cystop 500 mg/75 mg Tablet is, however, not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function test is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
Cystop 500 mg/75 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cystop 500 mg/75 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Cystop 500 mg/75 mg Tablet is generally started with low dose in patients with mild to moderate liver disease and its use is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Take it as per the dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.
  • It may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal.
  • Always carry some sugary food or fruit juice with you in case you experience hypoglycemic symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor, and anxiety.
  • Do not drive if you experience symptoms like weakness, dizziness, fast heartbeat, and vision disorders. 

Patient Concerns

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Ayurvedic treatment for type 2 diabetesI am already on metformin 500 mg
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Depend upon , the value of blood sugar
I HAVE TYPE 2 DIABETES NOW I TAKE A MEDICINE FOR HUMINSULIN 30/70 DAY TIME 35 UNIT NIGHT 25 UNIT GLYCOMET SR 1 GM TWICE A DAY AND CARDACE 5 MG ECOSPIRIN AV 75/20 BUT I HAVE NO CONTROL OF SUGAR AND OTHER I GOT A GASTRIC PROBLEM HOW RECTIFIE THE PROBLEM NOW SUGAR LEVEL AFTER FOOD 256MG PLEASE DO THE NEED FUL. THANKING YOU
Dr. Rajesh Chhabra
Diabetes Specialist
You need to take proper precautions including dos n don't
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References
  1. Metformin hydrochloride. Princeton, New Jersey: Bristol-Myers Squibb Company. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Metformin hydrochloride oral solution. Gloversville, New York: Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 2003. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. ScienceDirect. Benfotiamine. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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