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Composition for ONDERO MET


food interaction for ONDERO MET

alcohol interaction for ONDERO MET

pregnancy interaction for ONDERO MET

lactation interaction for ONDERO MET

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Taking metformin with alcohol may cause lactic acidosis and you may experience malaise, respiratory distress, slow or irregular heartbeat, somnolence, abdominal upset, or other unusual symptoms.
Taking linagliptin with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
Ondero met 850mg/2.5mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown no adverse effect on the fetus, but there is no human studies or animal studies have shown an adverse effect that was not confirmed in human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.




Metformin is an antidiabetic medicine that helps to control blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

How it works

Metformin belongs to class of medications called antidiabetics.It decreases the amount of glucose absorbed from the food and the amount ofglucose made by liver. Metformin also increases the body's response to insulin(a natural substance that controls the amount of glucose in the blood).

Common side effects

Flatulence, Muscle pain, Abdominal bloating, Chest pain, Skin rash, Flushing, Abdominal pain, Nail disorder, Diarrhoea, Headache, Indigestion, Bitter taste, Constipation, Allergic reaction, Heartburn


Linagliptin is used alone or in combination with other drugs to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus.

How it works

Linagliptin is an oral antidiabetic belongs to a class of medications called dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors. It acts by inhibiting the enzyme (dipeptidyl peptidase-4; DPP-4) which prevents the breakdown of substances called as incretins, ultimately increasing the production of insulin that reduces blood glucose level at fasting and after intake of food.

Common side effects

Pancreatic inflammation, Angioedema (swelling of deeper layers of skin), Urticaria, Constipation, Cough, Fall in blood sugar level, Rash

Common Dosage

Patients taking this medicines

  • 80%
    Two Times A Day
  • 20%
    One Time A Day


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Expert advice for ONDERO MET

  • Take the medicine with food to avoid upset stomach.
  • Check your blood sugar regularly.
  • Do not take metformin in severe diarrhoea or vomiting, or when starting antihypertensive or diuretic therapy or therapy with a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
  • This medication may cause lactic acidosis (a build-up of lactic acid in the body, which can be fatal).
  • Lactic acidosis can start slowly and get worse over time.
  • Consult your doctor immediately if you have even mild symptoms of lactic acidosis, such as:muscle pain or weakness,numb or cold  arms and legs,trouble breathing,feeling dizzy, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, slow heart rate.
  • Do not take metformin if you need to have any type of x-ray or CT scan using a dye
  • You need to get certain kidney function tests done before starting treatment  with metformin and regularly thereafter.
  • Be careful when taking this drug in combination with insulin or other oral antidiabetics, as it may lead to low  blood glucose level (hypoglycemia).

Frequently asked questions for ONDERO MET


Q. Is Metformin a birth control pill/ insulin / statin/ banned drug?
Metformin (also available as glyciphage, glycomet, glycomet SR) is an antidiabetic drug used in treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, particularly in overweight patients, as an adjunct to the diet and exercise.
Q. Is metformin safe?
Metformin is generally safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take metformin forever?
Metformin should be taken at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is metformin good for weight loss / weight loss in non-diabetics?
Metformin is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, particularly in overweight patients. 


Q. Is linagliptin better than sitagliptin?
Linagliptin and sitagliptin belong to same class of drugs (DPP-4 inhibitor) with similar action, but their effect may vary upon individual response.

Q. Is linagliptin available in India?
Yes, linagliptin is available in India with brand name as Trajenta.

Q. Is linagliptin generic?
Linagliptin is generic name; however, linagliptin is not available in a generic form.

Q. Is linagliptin safe?
Linagliptin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Q. How is linagliptin excreted?
Linagliptin is mainly excreted in stools and less in urine.

Q. What is linagliptin and for which treatment used for?
Linagliptin belongs to a group of medications called dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors, and used in addition to diet and exercise for the treatment of type-2 diabetes.

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Content on this page was last updated on 10 September, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)