Glitz 20mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Glitz Tablet

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Uses of Glitz Tablet

Glitz 20mg 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.
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Side effects of Glitz Tablet

Common

Headache, Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea, Upper respiratory tract infection, Nasopharyngitis.

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

How Glitz Tablet works

Glitz 20mg 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 Glitz Tablet

Expert advice for Glitz Tablet

  • Glitz can be taken with or without food.
  • Chances of weight gain and low blood sugar are lesser as compared to other diabetes medicines.
  • Get your blood sugar monitored regularly.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have severe stomach pain, nausea, and/or vomiting. These could be symptoms of pancreatitis.
  • Inform your doctor immediately if you have severe joint pain.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines along with Glitz 
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Warnings
Special precautions for Glitz 20mg 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 Glitz 20mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is
low or high. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Glitz 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney dis
ease. No dose adjustment of Glitz 20mg Tablet is recommended.
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Liver
Glitz 20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients wi
th severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glitz 20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Decamycin 4mg Injection, Manoprolol 40mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Teneligliptin, 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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Glitz 20mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Teneligliptin

Q. Can I take Glitz with metformin?
Yes, Glitz 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. How is Glitz different from Vildagliptin?
Glitz and vildagliptin belong to the same class of drugs with a similar mechanism of action and efficacy to lower blood sugar and HbA1c levels. However, Glitz is once a day medicine, safe to use and need no dose adjustment in patients with kidney disease while vildagliptin is used twice daily and needs dose adjustment in moderate to severe renal failure.
Yes, Glitz does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack and it refers to the last day of that month. Do not use Glitz after the expiry date.
Q. How is Glitz similar to linagliptin?
Both Glitz and linagliptin belong to the same class of drugs with a similar mechanism of action and efficacy to lower blood sugar levels and HbA1c. Both have a similar side effect profile and both are safe in patients with underlying kidney disease.
Glitz is not a controlled substance. It is available when prescribed by a doctor.
Q. Is Glitz better than sitagliptin and alogliptin?
Glitz, sitagliptin, and alogliptin belong to the same class of drugs. They have a similar mechanism of action and efficacy to lower blood sugar levels and HbA1c. However, Glitz is safe to use in patients with underlying kidney disease while a dose adjustment is needed in patients with moderate to severe renal failure with sitagliptin or alogliptin.
Glitz 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.
Yes, you can take Glitz with insulin. Using them together can lower the insulin dose and decrease the risk of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels).
Q. How is Glitz different from glimepiride?
Both Glitz and glimepiride are effective in lowering blood glucose levels, however, they work in different ways and have different side effect profile. Hypoglycemia and weight gain are common side effects of glimepiride while Glitz causes hypoglycemia only when used along with insulins or sulfonylureas and it does not cause any weight gain. It commonly causes headache and nasopharyngitis.
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