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Efiglin 20 mg Tablet

Medo Pharma

Composition for Efiglin 20 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Efiglin 20 mg Tablet

MRP
109
₹10.9/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Efiglin Tablet

Uses of Efiglin Tablet

Efiglin 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

Efiglin Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Efiglin are Headache, Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea, Upper respiratory tract infection, Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages).

How to use Efiglin 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. Efiglin 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Efiglin Tablet works

Efiglin 20 mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the release of insulin from the pancreas and decreasing the hormones that raise blood sugar levels. This reduces the fasting and postmeal sugar levels.

In Depth Information on Efiglin Tablet

Expert advice for Efiglin Tablet

  • Efiglin 20 mg Tablet is used alone or  together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoids long-term complications.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) along with Efiglin 20 mg Tablet.
  • It can cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) when used with other antidiabetic medicines, alcohol or if you delay or miss a meal. Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking this medicine. 
  • Chances of weight gain and low blood sugar are lesser as compared to other diabetes medicines.
  • 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 anxious feeling.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice joint pains or develop symptoms such as stomach pain, nausea, and/or vomiting.
  • Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.
  • Be careful while driving or operating machinery until you know how Efiglin 20 mg Tablet affects you.
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Efiglin Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Efiglin Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Efiglin 20 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Efiglin 20 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Efiglin 20 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
Efiglin 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Efiglin 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Efiglin Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Efiglin 20 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Efiglin Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Teneligliptin

Q. Can I take Efiglin with metformin?
Yes, Efiglin can be taken with metformin. It is a good add-on treatment if the blood sugars are very high even after taking metformin. The risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia) is also very low with both the medicines. However, consult your doctor before taking them together as a dose adjustment may be needed.
Q. Does Efiglin have an expiry date?
Yes, Efiglin does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Efiglin after the expiry date.
Q. How to take Efiglin?
Efiglin is usually to be taken once a day with or without food. Take it preferably at the same time every day. Read the product label carefully before use and follow your doctor's advice.
Q. Can I take Efiglin with insulin?
Yes, you can take Efiglin with insulin. Using them together can lower the insulin dose and decrease the risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels).
Q. Does Efiglin cause weight loss?
Use of Efiglin is not associated with either weight loss or weight gain. It is weight neutral

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Efiglin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Efiglin with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Efiglin with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Cita, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola, Cytop, Madam, Citalin
Efiglin with Collagen Peptide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Collagen Peptide: Nudiglue-C
Efiglin with Octreotide acetate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Octreotide acetate: Octotide, Octride, Sandostatin LAR, Octate, Varioct, Actide, Otide, Ferotide, Sandostatin
Efiglin with Triamcinolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamcinolone: Darcort, Trilone, Mycort, Trilon, Stancort, Oraways, Triroid, Acort, Pericort, Comcort
Efiglin with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Efiglin with Hydrochlorothiazide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Hyros, Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride
Efiglin with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Dejac, Xydap, Dapox, Ejalong, Prilyxet
Efiglin with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Efiglin with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Efiglin with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Efiglin with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Loteprednol etabonate: Lotesol, Lotechek, Lotepred, Prednol LS, Lotenase
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nicotinic acid / Niacin: Nicoglow
Efiglin with Triamterene
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Triamterene: Trymax
Efiglin with Spironolactone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spironolactone: Aldactone, Spilactone
Efiglin with Lactase
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lactase: Cry NO
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