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Dapnat 10 Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
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Product introduction

Dapnat 10 Tablet is used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It helps control the high blood sugar levels seen in diabetes. This reduces the chances of serious complications of diabetes and also helps prevent heart disease.

Dapnat 10 Tablet can be taken with or without food at any time of day but you should try to take it at the same time every day. The dose will be decided by your doctor. Do not stop taking it without asking your doctor. If you do, your blood sugar levels may increase and put you at risk of serious complications like kidney damage and blindness. This medicine is only part of a treatment program that should include a healthy diet, regular exercise, and weight reduction as advised by your doctor.

The most common side effects of Dapnat 10 Tablet include fungal infection of the vagina, nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages), and urinary tract infections. It may cause the body to lose too much water. Drink plenty of fluids to prevent dehydration. Maintaining good hygiene can help prevent the development of fungal infections in the genital area.

Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any kidney or liver problems or a urinary tract infection or if you are on water pills (diuretics). Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Avoid excessive alcohol intake while taking it as this may increase the risk of developing some side effects. Monitor your blood sugar levels regularly while taking this medicine.

Benefits of Dapnat Tablet

In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Dapnat 10 Tablet is a medicine that helps to control high blood glucose (sugar) levels. It helps get rid of extra glucose from your body through urine. Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level, you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems, and loss of limbs. This medicine will reduce the risk of dying from cardiovascular disease if you have type 2 diabetes and already have cardiovascular disease. Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life. You should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed because it is protecting your future health.

Side effects of Dapnat Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Dapnat

  • Polyuria
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dyslipidemia
  • Genital fungal infection
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
  • Urinary tract infection

How to use Dapnat 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. Dapnat 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Dapnat Tablet works

Dapnat 10 Tablet is an antidiabetic medication. It works by removing excess sugar from your body through urine.

Safety advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Dapnat 10 Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dapnat 10 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Dapnat 10 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm 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
UNSAFE
Dapnat 10 Tablet is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Dapnat 10 Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Dapnat 10 Tablet is recommended.

What if you forget to take Dapnat Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Dapnat 10 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.\n

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Quick tips

  • Dapnat 10 Tablet is used alone or together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoid long-term complications.
  • It may cause your body to lose too much fluid (dehydration) or you may urinate more often. Drink plenty of water and stay hydrated.
  • 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 hypoglycemia symptoms such as cold sweats, cool pale skin, tremor and anxiety.
  • It can cause genital fungal and/or urinary tract infections (UTIs) in both females and males, so practice good hygiene.
  • Monitor your blood sugar regularly while taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you experience constant dizziness, joint pain, cold-like symptoms or unexplained nausea/vomiting.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenolic Glycosides Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
ANTI DIABETIC
Action Class
SGLT2 inhibitors

Interaction with drugs

Taking Dapnat with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient concerns

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Diabetes mellitus type 2 ,thirst
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
A person can control his or her sugar levels by doing regular exercise and walk or regular aerobic exercises at least 30 to 45 minutes per day.MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY THAT IS TO MAINTAIN CALORIES INTAKE AS PER BMI .TAKE HELP OF DIABETIC EDUCATOR. VISIT YOUR DOCTOR AND FOLLOW ALL WHAT DOCTOR SUGGESTED.IN TIME ALL ROUTINE INVESTIGATIONS SHOULD BE DONE.you should not treat it as disease but a start of a healthy life.Uncontrolled sugar levels for long time leads to lower limb weakness which is neuropathy and which is followed by foot ulcers and other complications like kidney or heart problems .online prescription is not allowed without seeing pt.so contact doctor nearby for any change or dose adjustment or visit my clinic at gurgaon sector 52 RdCity snergy multi speciality clinic near SRS MARKET
Diabetes mellitus type 2 required only ayurvedic medicine
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
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FAQs

Q. Does Dapnat 10 Tablet cause weight loss?

Yes, Dapnat 10 Tablet may cause weight loss in some patients. However, it is an uncommon side effect. If you experience sudden weight gain or have any concerns regarding your weight, discuss it with your doctor.

Q. What are the side effects of Dapnat 10 Tablet?

The use of Dapnat 10 Tablet may cause symptoms such as stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, vaginal yeast infections, and yeast infections of the penis. In addition to that, one may experience frequent urination throughout the day or at night, and changes in quantity of urine.

Q. What is Dapnat 10 Tablet used for?

Dapnat 10 Tablet is used to lower blood glucose levels in type 2 diabetes. In type 2 diabetes, the body is not able to use the produced insulin properly. This leads to an increase in the levels of sugar in your blood. Dapnat 10 Tablet works by removing excess sugar from your body via your urine. In addition to that, it can also help prevent heart disease.

Q. Is Dapnat 10 Tablet safe to use?

Yes, Dapnat 10 Tablet is safe when used as directed by the doctor. However, it may show some side effects. For best results, it should be used in the correct dose and at the same time each day.

Q. Can I stop taking Dapnat 10 Tablet?

No, do not stop taking Dapnat 10 Tablet without talking to your doctor first. Sudden discontinuation of medicine may make your diabetes worse. Inform your doctor if your symptoms bother you or if there is no considerable improvement in your condition. The doctor may suggest some other medicine which could be more effective in treating your diabetes.

Q. Who should not take Dapnat 10 Tablet?

Patients allergic to Dapnat 10 Tablet should avoid using this medicine. Also, it is highly recommended that patients who are on dialysis or have severe kidney problems should not use Dapnat 10 Tablet.

Q. Can I take Dapnat 10 Tablet before surgery?

Inform your doctor that you are taking Dapnat 10 Tablet before going for the surgery. The doctor may ask you to stop taking your Dapnat 10 Tablet tablets before your operation. This is done because there is a risk of developing diabetic ketoacidosis (a serious condition that may develop if high blood sugar is not treated).

Q. Why did my doctor prescribe Dapnat 10 Tablet along with metformin?

For some people, taking metformin alone can effectively lower blood sugar levels. But, evidence suggests that adding Dapnat 10 Tablet to metformin therapy may provide better control over the increased blood sugar levels in some people. So, maybe your doctor prescribed the combined use of metformin with Dapnat 10 Tablet to provide the extra help you need.

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