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Metaglip 1000mg/20mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Metaglip 1000mg/20mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It provides better control of blood sugar when single therapy is not effective and reduces both fasting and post meal sugar levels.

Metaglip 1000mg/20mg Tablet should be used along with a proper diet and exercise for maximum effect. Monitor your blood sugar level regularly while taking this medicine as it may cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level) as a side effect.

Uses of Metaglip Tablet SR

Metaglip Tablet SR side effects

Common
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach upset
  • Headache
  • Nasal congestion
  • Sore throat
  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea

How to use Metaglip Tablet SR

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. Metaglip 1000mg/20mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Metaglip 1000mg/20mg Tablet may cause stomach upset if taken on empty stomach.

How Metaglip Tablet SR works

Metaglip 1000mg/20mg Tablet is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Metformin and Teneligliptin. Metformin is an antidiabetic medication (biguanide). It works by lowering glucose production in the liver, delaying glucose absorption from intestines and increasing the body's sensitivity to insulin. Teneligliptin is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor which works by increasing the release of insulin from pancreas and decreasing the hormones that raise blood sugar levels. This reduces both fasting and postmeal sugar levels. Together, they provide better control of blood sugar.

Metaglip Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Metaglip 1000mg/20mg Tablet Taking metformin with alcohol can cause lactic acidosis and you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, sleepiness, stomach upset, or other unusual symptoms.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Metaglip 1000mg/20mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Metaglip 1000mg/20mg Tablet during lactation is not available. Please consult your doctor.
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
Metaglip 1000mg/20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Metaglip 1000mg/20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Metaglip 1000mg/20mg 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
Metaglip 1000mg/20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Metaglip 1000mg/20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Metaglip 1000mg/20mg 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Take it with food to lower your chance of having an upset stomach.
  • Chances of weight gain and low blood sugar are lesser as compared to other diabetes medicines. 
  • Inform your doctor about your diabetes treatment if you are due to have surgery under a general anaesthetic.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you experience any deep or rapid breathing, persistent nausea, vomiting, and stomach pain as Metaglip 1000mg/20mg Tablet may cause a rare but serious condition called lactic acidosis, which is an excess of lactic acid in the blood.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Metaglip

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Sir/madam Diabetes type--Type-2 Diabetes Im taking 1 tablet in morning after TIFFIN. Tablet--GLYCOMET-GP2 FORTE. This 1 tablet sufficient as my Diabetes checkup results.& My liver Mildly enlarged this is my problem so pls expalin only 1 Tablet wii effect on any parts of my body Pls ExplainFBS-170 PPBS-190
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FAQs

Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Metaglip?

Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

Q. What is Metaglip?

Metaglip is a combination of two medicines: Metformin and Teneligliptin. This medicine is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM). It improves blood glucose levels in adults when taken along with proper diet and regular exercise. Metformin works by lowering the glucose production in the liver and improving insulin sensitivity. Teneligliptin inhibits the enzyme DP4 inhibitor and increases the release of insulin from the pancreas. This combination is not indicated for the patients below 18 years of age.

Q. What are the possible side effects of Metaglip?

The use of Metaglip is associated with common side effects like hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), altered taste, nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea, headache and upper respiratory tract infection. Its use can also lead to serious, but rare side effect like lactic acidosis. On long-term use it can also lead to vitamin B12 deficiency.

Q. Are there any specific conditions in which Metaglip should not be taken?

The use of Metaglip should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. The use of this medicine is also considered to be harmful for patients with severe kidney impairment, liver impairment, congestive heart failure, lactic acidosis or diabetic ketoacidosis.

Q. Is it safe to take alcohol while I am also taking Metaglip?

No, it is not safe to take Metaglip along with alcohol. It can increase the chances of lactic acidosis, particularly in cases of fasting, malnutrition or hepatic impairment.

Q. Can the use of Metaglip cause hypoglycemia?

The use of Metaglip does not usually cause hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level). However, hypoglycemia may occur if there is insufficient supplementation of calories while taking this medicine. Symptoms of hypoglycemia include nausea, headache, irritability, hunger, sweating, dizziness, fast heart rate, and feeling anxious or shaky. It happens more often if you miss or delay your meal, drink alcohol, over-exercise or take other antidiabetic medicine along with it. So, regular monitoring of blood sugar level is important. Always carry glucose tablets, honey or fruit juice with you.

Q. Can the use of Metaglip lead to Vitamin B12 deficiency?

Yes, the use of Metaglip can cause vitamin B12 deficiency on long-term use as it interferes with the absorption of vitamin B12 in the stomach. If untreated, it may cause anemia and nerve problems and the patient can feel a tingling sensation and numbness in hands and feet, weakness, urinary problems, change in mental status and difficulty in maintaining balance (ataxia). To avoid such problems, some researchers suggest an intake of vitamin B12 from outside sources at least once every year.

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References
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  2. Kishimoto M. Teneligliptin: A DPP-4 inhibitor for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2013;6:187-95. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Metformin hydrochloride oral solution. Gloversville, New York: Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc.; 2003. [Accessed 08 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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