Blood sugar or diabetes is one of the most common health problems of the current times that are faced by people across the world. Although earlier it was believed that this problem generally surfaced after the lapse of a certain age, these days this data has been rendered quite inadequate. These days diabetes is a condition which has also been found in young adults, teenagers and even children.
Diabetes 1 and diabetes 2 are the two types of blood sugars found in people across the world. With time numerous medicines are invented that can be used to treat the conditions. The Jentadueto 25mg/1000mg Tablets is one such drug.
What is Jentadueto?
The drug contains a combination of metformin and linagliptin. These are medicines that must be taken orally to control the condition of diabetes. They help to keep the blood sugar levels in check. Metformin helps to reduce the sugar production rate in the liver and reduces its absorption in the intestines. Linagliptin helps to reduce the rate of body insulin soon after eating.
The medicine is used to treat the condition of diabetes 2 mellitus. It is not used for the treatment of diabetes 1.
Side effects are not really very common in the cases of Jentadueto. However if you develop allergic reactions like breathing problems, hives, swelling of the throat and face should be reported to the doctor straight away.
If you are having a severe pain in the upper stomach, stop taking the medicine right away and call your doctor. In case symptoms like nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, unusual muscle pain is seen, stop taking the medicine straight away and report to the doctor.
This is a prescription drug and must be ad against the advice of the doctor. You must have the medicine for the period for which the doctor had advised. So not continue after this period or before it. It is advisable that you take the medicine orally.
Have it on an empty stomach or after a meal as advised by the doctor. Once again if you miss a dose take it once you remember. In case it is already time for the next dose you can omit the earlier dose.
The medicine is available in different strengths like Jentadueto 2.5mg/1000mg Tablets. The dosage amount can be changed on the basis of the current condition of the ailment.