Istamet (50+500) Tablet Side Effects and usage

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Istamet (50+500) - Sitagliptin- Tablet is manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and the main constituent generic drug is Sitagliptin- 50 mg.

Istamet (50+500) Tablet Medicine Side effects and usage

Side Effects

Headache.
Upper respiratory tract infection.
GI disturbances.
Rarely convulsions, ataxia, slurred speech.
Emotional instability.

Indications

Type II Diabetis Mellitus.

Contra Indications

Diabetic ketoacidosis, Renal Impairment.
Type I Diabetis Mellitus.
Hypersensitivity.
Pregnancy and lactation.

Caution

Watch for development of hypoglycemia.

Cost

The cost of the drug per 1 Tablet is Rs.22 in India as of date.

Formulation

Istamet (50+500) Tablet mainly contains the generic formulation called as Sitagliptin- 50 mg.

Istamet (50+500) Tablet Medicine Generics

Medicine Name: Istamet (50+500) Tablet
Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.
Generic Molecule: Sitagliptin

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