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Faskon 80 mg Tablet

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Composition for Faskon 80 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Faskon 80 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Faskon Tablet

Uses of Faskon Tablet

Faskon 80 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.

Faskon Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Faskon are Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), Nausea, Headache, Dizziness.

How to use Faskon 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. Faskon 80 mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Faskon Tablet works

Faskon 80 mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic medication. It works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas in order to lower the blood glucose.

In Depth Information on Faskon Tablet

Expert advice for Faskon Tablet

  • Faskon 80 mg Tablet helps decrease high blood sugar level and avoids long-term complications of diabetes. 
  • Take it shortly before or with the first main meal of the day (usually breakfast). Avoid skipping meals.
  • Exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) alongside.
  • Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while you are taking this medicine. 
  • Be careful while driving or operating machinery until you know how Faskon 80 mg Tablet affects you.
  • It can 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 anxious feeling.
  • Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop symptoms such as abdominal pain, loss of appetite, or yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice).
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Faskon Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Faskon Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Alcohol intake may increase or decrease the blood sugar lowering action in an unpredictable way
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Faskon 80 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Faskon 80 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Faskon 80 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
Faskon 80 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Faskon 80 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
These patients can experience very low blood sugar levels with this medicine, which may take a long time to come back to normal
Liver
Faskon 80 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Faskon 80 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Faskon Tablet?uses

You should skip a dose of Faskon 80 mg Tablet, if a meal is skipped and add a dose of medicine if you eat an extra meal.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Faskon Tablet

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Q. Is Faskon useful in the management for prediabetes?
Faskon is not used for the management of Prediabetes, a condition with blood glucose levels higher than normal but not high enough to label you as diabetic. There are clinical studies available, but the evidence is not strong enough for its use in prediabetes.
Q. Can I skip Faskon for few days?
No, Faskon should not be skipped, as it can make your diabetes worse. If, you miss the dose by mistake, take it as soon as you remember.
Q. Can Faskon be given to elderly patients?
Yes, Faskon can be given to elderly patients. However they are more prone to the risk of low blood sugar levels (hypoglycemia), so, a regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is important. Patients should be cautious of the symptoms of hypoglycemia and always keep a quick source of sugar with them like a candy or a fruit juice.
Q. How is Faskon different from teneligliptin?
Both Faskon and are teneligliptin are antidiabetic drugs and control blood sugar levels effectively. However, they work in different ways and have a different mechanism of action and side effects. Faskon commonly causes hypoglycemia and weight gain while teneligliptin causes headache and nasopharyngitis. Teneligliptin causes hypoglycemia when used along with insulins or sulfonylureas and does not cause weight gain.
Q. Can I take Faskon if I have a sulfa allergy?
Use of Faskon should be avoided if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to sulfonylureas or sulfonamides or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Q. How is Faskon different from metformin?
Both metformin and Faskon are antidiabetic drugs and control blood sugar levels effectively. However, they work in different ways and have a different side effect profile. Metformin causes more of stomach upset, like nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and bloating while Faskon causes very low blood sugar levels and weight gain.
Q. Does Faskon cause weight gain?
Yes, Faskon can cause weight gain. It is advisable to closely monitor your diet and do regular exercise while taking this medicine. Avoid skipping your meal as it can cause very low blood sugar levels and you may end up snacking or taking a lot of sugars.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Faskon with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Faskon with Trimethoprim
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Trimethoprim: Tmp
Faskon with Prednisolone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Prednisolone: Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred, GB Pred AC, Thiopred, Predar, Preden, Nephcorte, Sterid, Pensone
Faskon with Phenytoin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Faskon with Vilazodone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Vilazodone: Vilano, Vilamid, Vilazine, Valz, Zovane, Vilaxel, Neuvilaz
Faskon with Propranolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Propranolol: Psycool, Proparise, Poplol, Capinol LA, Ranol, Reylol, Betapill, Zopilar, Bptab, Betasav
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrochlorothiazide: Hyros, Bpzide, Dizide, Xenia, Aquazide, Hydrazide, Thiazide, Hydride
Faskon with Citalopram
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Celexa, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola
Faskon with Paroxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot, Proxzen
Faskon with Leflunomide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Leflunomide: Lefsum, Lefunid, Lefumide, Cleft, Lefno, Lefra, Arava, Lefrhum, Rumalef
Faskon with Sertraline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sertraline: Zosert, Sernit, Taline, Biosert, Pifser, Yline, Mares, Serwal, Setalin, Setrakon
Faskon with Esmolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Esmolol: Neotach
Faskon with Hydrocortisone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Hydrocortisone: Stacort, Maxicort, Geocort, Cortimet, Cortis H, Hyss, Raghucort, Cortilup, Primacort, Hydrocort
Faskon with Collagen Peptide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Collagen Peptide: Nudiglue-C
Faskon with Labetalol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Labetalol: Hyptol, Evabet, Labetamac, Pregnasafe, Tiplab, Labecor, Alpha Dip, Talobet
Faskon with Chlorthalidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlorthalidone: Chlornol, Thiovas, Chlorfid, Lupiclor, Klorzid, Clovet, Thaloric, Thiaklor, Zione
Faskon with Lactase
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lactase: Cry NO
Faskon with Betaxolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betaxolol: Glucoptic
Faskon with Betamethasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Betamethasone: Catrisol, Betaforte, Betacon, Betalide, Becort, Betastamine, Ascort, Betachlor, Betan, Betapar
Faskon with Gemfibrozil
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gemfibrozil: Losterol, Oxipace, Lopid, Regulipid
Faskon with Bisoprolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Bisoprolol: Bisprol, Biselect, Concor, Trubis, Zabesta, Concor COR, Bisoheart, Bisokem, Bisocar
Faskon with Dapoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Dejac, Xydap, Dapox
Faskon with Clonidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin, Cloneon, Catapres
Faskon with Rasagiline
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Loteprednol etabonate: Lotesol, Lotechek, Lotepred, Prednol LS, Lotenase
Faskon with Carvedilol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carvedilol: Cardichem, Carvdol, Carvigal, Carvenol, Vasicard, Carvadil, Cardivas, Carzec, Carvedil, Carvipress
Faskon with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Coxbact, Rifacure, Rifacil, Toscular, Grifa, Tubercin, Car, Acirimpi, Osorifa, Serom
Faskon with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Ketozoe, Ketazol, Tako, Hitoral, Furid, Ketocron, Fungidor, Fungimin, Tocozole, Hyporal
Faskon with Pancreatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pancreatin: Digeplex T, Enzabil, Enzelo, Aflate N, Panstal N, Panzynorm-HS, Farizyme, Lapin, Panzynorm N, Neutrizyme
Faskon with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate
Faskon with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
Faskon with Pindolol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pindolol: Visken
Faskon with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex
Faskon with Indapamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indapamide: Excrete, Indizon, Indicard, Inklud, Natritor, Lorvas, Natrilix, Diurix, Insuretis, Inditor
Faskon with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Itraconazole: Itracip, Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit, Cositra, Itoz, Belitra, Sitra, Ozitral, Itrapro
Faskon with Glucosamine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Glucosamine: Carizen, Gluconol, HGM, Glucomove, Cartimax, Joinix, Fleximax, Kondro, Reostin, Viartril
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