Janumet 50/500mg tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat diabetes. This medicine is a combination of two active ingredients known as sitagliptin-50mg and metformin-500mg that helps to control high blood sugar levels in patients suffering from type 2 diabetes. These medicines prevent serious complications like kidney damage, eye damage, and reduces the changes of heart attacks or stroke during diabetes. Use the medication on dose and duration as advised by a doctor to get beneficial results.
How does it work?
Janumet 50/500mg which is a combination of Sitagliptin-50mg which belongs to a group of medicine known as DDP-4 inhibitors(dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors) and metformin-500mg which belongs to a group of biguanides drugs and this two-ingredient of this drug works together in different ways to lower the amount of blood glucose levels. These both drug ingredients are antidiabetic medicine that helps the pancreas produce more insulin and helps our body to use that insulin in an effective way and reduces the excess amount of sugar which is produced by our liver. This combination of the drug and their mechanism helps to provide better control of blood sugar and decrease the risk factors during type 2 diabetes.
Janumet 50/500mg tablets are prescribed alone or with other diabetes medicines. mostly all the diabetes medicine works best when they are used along
The dosage of these tablets is prescribed according to your condition, blood sugar levels, and reviewing the other medicines consumed by you. taking these tablets with meals can help you to reduce the chances of causing an upset stomach.
Consume these tablets regularly at the same time every day as advised by a health care expert and complete the full treatment course without skipping any of its doses and do not stop it until your doctor recommends it. The use of medicine will help you to maintain blood sugar levels and prevent serious complications. where it is also important to stay on the diet and exercise along this drug treatment to control diabetes in an effective way.
You must tell you, doctor, if you take any of these drugs, that can interact with Janumet which may reduce the effectiveness of the drugs during the treatment course and can bring worsen side effects.
Medicines are used to treat the disease which involves inflammation like asthma, and arthritis.
Medicines like diuretics increase urine production.
Alcohol containing medicines and iodinated contrast agents.
Medicines used for treating stomach problems such as cimetidine.
Ranolazine used for treating angina.
Digoxin used for treating irregular heartbeats and other heart problems.
Dolutegravir used for the treatment of HIV infection.
And drugs used for high blood pressure, respiratory problems, and thyroid cancer drugs like vandetanib, contain the possible interaction to this drug.
Like other medicines, This drug also contains some common side effects that get well itself once your body is adjusted to its medication, if not you should consult with a doctor soon.
Infection in the respiratory tract
Problems like hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level )during combination with insulin or sulphonylurea.
You must inform your doctor if you have an allergy to Sitagliptin, Metformin, or any other inactive ingredient of JanumetTell your tell doctor about other health issues from which you are suffering like a disease of the pancreas, kidney, or liver.
Use this medicine with caution if you have recently had a heart attack or stock, servers circulatory problems, or breathing difficulty.
In case if you are planning to have a baby or if you are pregnant or Breastfeeding, you must first consult upon its use for you with a Doctor.