Information about Sitagliptin + Metformin
Sitagliptin + Metformin Uses
Sitagliptin + Metformin is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
How Sitagliptin + Metformin works
Sitagliptin + Metformin is a combination of two antidiabetic medicines: Sitagliptin and Metformin. They help your pancreas produce more insulin, facilitate effective use of insulin by the body, and reduce excess sugar that your liver makes. Together, they provide better control of blood sugar.
Common side effects of Sitagliptin + Metformin
Diarrhea, Nausea, Vomiting, Upset stomach, Headache, Nasal congestion (stuffy nose), Sore throat, Respiratory tract infection, Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea
Available Medicine for Sitagliptin + Metformin
IstametSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹335 to ₹3913 variant(s)
JanumetMSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹334 to ₹3903 variant(s)
Ulsita MUltratech Pharmaceuticals
Sepamet-XRTaj Pharma India Ltd
₹245 to ₹6583 variant(s)
Zita MetGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Expert advice for Sitagliptin + Metformin
- 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 Sitagliptin + Metformin may cause a rare but serious condition called lactic acidosis, which is an excess of lactic acid in the blood.