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Tenekind 20 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Tenekind Tablet

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

Tenekind Tablet side effects

Common
  • 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 Tenekind 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. Tenekind 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tenekind Tablet works

Tenekind 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.

Tenekind Tablet related warnings

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 Tenekind 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
Tenekind 20 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tenekind 20 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
Tenekind 20 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tenekind 20 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Tenekind Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Tenekind 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • Tenekind 20 mg Tablet is used alone or together with other diabetes medicines to control blood sugar and avoid long-term complications.
  • You should continue to exercise regularly, eat a healthy diet, and take your other diabetes medicines (if prescribed) along with Tenekind 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 anxiety.
  • 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 Tenekind 20 mg Tablet affects you.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Tenekind with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Psycool, Proparise
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Nudiglue-C
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Digeplex T
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zencort-M, Welone, Rigapred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Defmark, Zacdef, Ecodef
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Kopram, Ecit, Escnx
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stacort
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Tenekind

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I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in January and I m taking medicine. Now it's under control. Can you suggest me a meal plan that I can go for to control my weight and diabetes. Thank you
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,egg, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water.Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio or weights
I have type 2 diabetes since 2 years. Since 6 months, my sugar level remains between 130-150. I take doctor prescribed Gluconorm tablet twice a day. Is it enough?
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Diabetes Specialist
I think you should follow diabatic diet chart which will help you to your sugar level in normal limit with tab. gluconorm
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FAQs

Q. How to take Tenekind?

The usual dose of Tenekind is 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 Tenekind be taken along with metformin?

Yes, Tenekind 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 level (hypoglycemia) is very low with both the medicines.
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