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Istavel 100 Mg

Drug brand named Istavel 100 mg is manufactured by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd and mainly contents the generic drug Sitagliptin.
Package: 7 Tablet

Active Ingredients of Istavel 100 mg

Sitagliptin 100MG

Can we use Istavel 100 mg during pregnency

Pregnancy C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and wellcontrolled studies in humans but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks

Can we use Istavel 100 mg during lactation

Lactation L5 Studies in breastfeeding mothers have demonstrated that there is significant and documented risk to the infant based on human experience or it is a medication that has a high risk of causing significant damage to an infant The risk of using the drug in breastfeeding women clearly outweighs any possible benefit from breastfeeding The drug is contraindicated in women who are breastfeeding an infant

For what type of diseases Istavel 100 mg may be prescribed

Type II Diabetis Mellitus

What are the known Side Effects of Istavel 100 mg

Nausea stomach upset skin rash acute toxicity

Precautions before taking Istavel 100 mg

Tell your doctor of all prescription and nonprescription medication you may use Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval

Significance of Istavel 100 mg

Sitagliptin is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus It is a dipeptidyl peptidase 4 DPP4 inhibitor sometimes known as a gliptin and is an oral blood glucose lowering agent It is used to help control blood sugar levels in people with type 2 diabetes noninsulin dependent diabetes People with type 2 diabetes either do not produce enough insulin to control blood sugar levels or do not respond properly to the insulin that is made Sitagliptin acts by enhancing the action of a hormone known as glucagonlike polypeptide 1 GLP1 and this leads to increased levels of insulin and lower blood sugar levels It is used when diet and exercise have not sufficiently controlled the blood sugar levels Sitagliptin can be used on its own or in combination with other oral blood glucose lowering medications to treat type 2 diabetes In general this drug is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus Benefits of being on this drug can include better control of blood sugar levels when used on its own or in combination with other oral blood glucose lowering medications

06.03.2013. 02:42


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