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Tenglyn Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Tenglyn Tablet is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is used together with a healthy diet and regular exercise to control blood sugar levels. This helps to prevent serious complications of diabetes like kidney damage and blindness.

Tenglyn Tablet is normally prescribed when diet and exercise alone or other medicines do not prove sufficient to control your blood sugar level. Your doctor may prescribe it alone or along with other diabetes medicines. It can be taken with or without food. The dose will depend on your condition, and blood sugar levels. Therefore, you should use it as advised by your doctor.

You should take it regularly at the same time each day to get the most benefit, and you should not stop unless your doctor recommends. This medicine is helping you to control your blood sugar levels and prevent serious complications in the future. It is important to stay on the diet and exercise program recommended by your doctor while taking this medicine. Your lifestyle plays a big part in controlling diabetes.

The most common side effect of taking this medicine is headache. This is usually minor and improves with time. Low blood sugar level (hypoglycemia) is a possible side effect if you are also taking other diabetes medicines like insulin or sulphonylurea, so you need to know how to recognize and deal with it. You can carry sugar or glucose candy to control low blood sugar levels. Contact your doctor if the side effects worry you or if they do not go away.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have ever had kidney disease, heart or pancreas problems, or if you drink a lot of alcohol. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Some other medicines you are taking may interfere with this medicine's working. So, make sure your doctor knows about all the other medicines you are using. Limit your alcohol intake while taking this medicine because it can increase your risk of developing low blood sugar levels. You may need regular tests such as kidney function and blood glucose levels to check that the medicine is working properly.

Uses of Tenglyn Tablet

Benefits of Tenglyn Tablet

In Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Tenglyn Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called DPP-4 inhibitors (or gliptins). It helps increase the amount of insulin your body produces after a meal and to stop your body from releasing too much glucose (sugar) into your blood. This way it lowers the blood glucose levels in your body. It is usually taken once a day and has relatively few common side effects.

Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, blindness, and loss of limbs. Proper control of diabetes can also reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Taking this medicine regularly along with a proper program of diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life. You should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed.

Side effects of Tenglyn Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Tenglyn

  • 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 cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Headache
    Make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Rest in a quiet, dimly lit room. Do not sleep more than you normally would. Do not strain your eyes (for example by looking at a screen). Do not drink alcohol. Headaches are usually temporary and usually go away with time. But, if they last longer or get worse, ask your doctor to recommend a painkiller.

How to use Tenglyn 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. Tenglyn Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Tenglyn Tablet works

Tenglyn Tablet is an antidiabetic 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Tenglyn Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Tenglyn Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Tenglyn Tablet during breastfeeding 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
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Tenglyn Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tenglyn Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Tenglyn Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tenglyn Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Tenglyn Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Tenglyn 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.

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Quick Tips

  • Tenglyn Tablet should be taken at the same time every day since this helps you remember to take it.
  • Be careful while driving or operating machinery until you know how Tenglyn Tablet affects you.
  • It may 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 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.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Alpha amino acid amides
Habit Forming
No

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Tenglyn with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Patient Concerns

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Diabetes mellitus type 2 ,thirst
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
A person can control his or her sugar levels by doing regular exercise and walk or regular aerobic exercises at least 30 to 45 minutes per day.MEDICAL NUTRITIONAL THERAPY THAT IS TO MAINTAIN CALORIES INTAKE AS PER BMI .TAKE HELP OF DIABETIC EDUCATOR. VISIT YOUR DOCTOR AND FOLLOW ALL WHAT DOCTOR SUGGESTED.IN TIME ALL ROUTINE INVESTIGATIONS SHOULD BE DONE.you should not treat it as disease but a start of a healthy life.Uncontrolled sugar levels for long time leads to lower limb weakness which is neuropathy and which is followed by foot ulcers and other complications like kidney or heart problems .online prescription is not allowed without seeing pt.so contact doctor nearby for any change or dose adjustment or visit my clinic at gurgaon sector 52 RdCity snergy multi speciality clinic near SRS MARKET
TAKING TENGLYN - 20 MG A DAY +
Dr. Sanjay Bhatt
Physician
It is easy to maintain sugar levels.You should have dedication to do regular exercise and maintain your calories intake which your diabetic educator have be told.As only medicine can't help for long time.secondly you you take proper dose of medicine which doctor has adjusted for you as per your reports.thirdly time visit to doctor and do all routine investigations.
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FAQs

Q. Does Tenglyn cause weight gain?

No, Tenglyn is not known to cause weight gain by itself. However, keeping a healthy weight is an important part of managing diabetes. Consult your doctor if you experience weight gain while taking Tenglyn.

Q. Is Tenglyn bad for your kidneys?

No, Tenglyn is not bad for your kidneys if your kidney function is normal. However, it is important to inform your doctor if you have, or ever had, any kidney problems. If you have kidney problems, you may need dose modification.

Q. Do I still have to manage my diet and exercise while on Tenglyn?

Yes, it is important to manage your diet and exercise while taking Tenglyn. In addition to medicine, making healthy food choices and being physically active are also important to effectively manage blood sugar levels. You may consult a dietitian and follow a diet chart that suits you best. A well-balanced diet is one part of a healthy lifestyle for people with type 2 diabetes. Additionally, thirty minutes of exercise such as a brisk walk is recommended.

Q. Can my blood sugar levels go too low on Tenglyn?

Yes, it is possible that your blood sugar levels may become very low (hypoglycemia). The chances are higher if you are on any other antidiabetic medicine or insulin along with Tenglyn. Additionally, blood sugar levels can take a huge dip if you skip meals, exercise more than usual, or if you have taken an overdose of Tenglyn. If you experience a sudden fall in your sugar levels, inform your doctor. The doctor may suggest dose modification to prevent your blood sugar levels from decreasing significantly (hypoglycemia). Follow your doctor’s advice and monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.

Q. How long do I need to take Tenglyn?

Tenglyn only helps to manage your blood sugar levels but does not cure your diabetes. Keep taking Tenglyn as long as your doctor recommends it. You may have to take it lifelong. It is important to keep your blood sugar levels under control as any fluctuations in your blood sugar levels may cause serious problems. Therefore, do not stop taking it without talking to your doctor.

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Q. What will happen if I accidentally take more than the prescribed dose of Tenglyn?

If you have accidentally taken more than the prescribed dose of Tenglyn, your blood sugar levels may become too low (hypoglycemia). This hypoglycemia may be mild or severe. Monitor your blood sugar levels more frequently for the next 24 hours. Mild episodes of hypoglycemia (with symptoms like anxiety, sweating, weakness, tremors, fast heartbeat) can usually be corrected with the help of sugary foods such as sugar or glucose candy, fruit juice and glucose/glucon-D. However, it is important to consult your doctor to decide the further course of treatment. More severe episodes of hypoglycemia may even lead to a seizure (fit) or unconsciousness. This can be life-threatening and immediate medical help may be required.

Q. What if I miss a dose of Tenglyn?

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If in case you do not remember until it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not take two doses of Tenglyn at the same time.

Q. What is the most important information I should know about Tenglyn?

Tenglyn is safe to use if taken in the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. However, in rare cases, some serious side effects can also be observed. In some people, Tenglyn may cause inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) which could be severe and can even lead to death. If you experience severe and persistent pain in your stomach area (abdomen), stop the medication and immediately contact your doctor. Tenglyn can also cause heart failure. This means the heart is not able to pump blood well enough, therefore, inform your doctor if you have or ever had heart problems before you start taking Tenglyn. In addition to that, problems related to kidneys should also be discussed with the doctor.

Q. Is Tenglyn safe to be taken for a long term?

Yes, it is safe to take Tenglyn for a long time. Its long-term use, which can continue for months, years or even lifelong, has not shown any harmful effects. Keep taking Tenglyn as long as your doctor recommends it. Remember, Tenglyn only helps to keep your blood sugar levels under control but does not cure your diabetes.

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References

  1. Kishimoto M. Teneligliptin: A DPP-4 inhibitor for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes. 2013;6:187-95. [Accessed 27 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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