Istamet 50 mg/1000 mg
Istamet 50 mg/500 mg
Istamet is a drug prescribed to patients with type 2 diabetes. Istamet helps in reducing the blood sugar level in the body. It is classified under DDP-4 inhibitor class of medications. It is taken with diet and regular exercise and is sometimes prescribed along with other medications. However, note that it is used to lower blood sugar levels only and not to cure diabetes in itself.
Istamet is an anti-diabetic medication and 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.
Sitagliptin is used to treat type 2 diabetes, and is prescribed along with regular exercises and low cholesterol diet. It helps control high blood sugar levels which help to prevent kidney damage, blindness, loss of limbs, nerve problems, and reduces the risk of heart attack and stroke.
Metformin helps to reduce blood sugar levels. It is mainly prescribed for the management of type 2 diabetes. It is prescribed either as monotherapy or in combination with other antihyperglycemic drugs. It helps to prevent kidney damage, blindness, and nerve disorders in the diabetic patients. It is also prescribed for the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS).
Side Effects: vasculitis, pneumonitis, malabsorption of vitamin B12, malabsorpton of folic acid, megaloblastic anemia, hypoglycemia.
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