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Janumet 50mg/500mg Tablet

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Metformin Hydrochloride(500.0 Mg) + Sitagliptin(50.0 Mg)

Pack of 15 tablet


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All Details About Janumet 50mg-500mg Tablet

Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about Janumet 50mg-500mg Tablet


Janumet 50 mg/500 mg Tablet 15's is a combination drug of Sitagliptin (DPP4 inhibitors) and Metformin (Biguanides) belongs to the class of anti-diabetic. Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which either the body stops producing enough insulin (the hormone which helps to decrease sugar levels in the blood) or there is resistance to the action of insulin. As a result, insulin is produced in large amounts but it is not able to act on the organs of the body.


In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Janumet 50mg/500mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines that work together in different ways to lower your blood glucose levels. Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control your blood glucose level, your risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems, and loss of limbs is also lowered. Additionally, proper control of diabetes can also reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Taking this medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life. You should keep using this medicine for as long as it is prescribed because it is protecting your future health.

Directions For Use:

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Janumet 50mg/500mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

Side Effects:

  • Low blood sugar
  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Upper lung infection
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Gas
  • Stomach upset
  • Indigestion
  • General weakness
  • Headache

Warning & Precautions:

This medicine is not suitable for everyone. Before taking it, you should let your doctor know if you have ever had kidney, liver, or heart disease, problems with your pancreas, or if you drink a lot of alcohol. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Some other medicines may affect Janumet 50mg/500mg Tablet so tell your doctor about all the other medicines you are taking to make sure you are safe. You should try to avoid drinking alcohol as it lowers blood glucose. Your doctor will check your kidney function and blood sugar levels before and during treatment.


Q: Why Janumet medicine need to be taken with food?
A: Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset if taken on an empty stomach. Take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can I take crushed Janumet 50 ?
A: No, do not take crushed Janumet tablet. It should be taken as directed by the doctor. Do not crush or chew it.

Q: Does Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet cause low blood sugar?
A: Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet usually does not cause low blood sugar. It can cause low blood sugar if taken along with other antidiabetic medicines if you are taking low-calorie food or doing heavy exercise. Symptoms of low blood sugar include blurring of vision, sudden sweating, shaking, increased heartbeat, hunger, dizziness, or tingling sensation in your hands or feet. Consult your doctor if you have low blood sugar while taking this medicine.

Q: What precaution should I take if I have low blood sugar after taking tab Janumet 50 mg/500 mg with other anti-diabetic medicines?
A: If you have low blood sugar after taking Janumet 50 mg/500 mg tablet with other anti-diabetic medicines, you should eat sugar, honey, or candy, or drink fruit juice or non-diet soda to increase your blood sugar rapidly. 
Consult your doctor immediately if you have blurring of vision, sudden sweating, shaking, increased heartbeat, hunger, dizziness etc after taking this medicine or other anti-diabetic medicines.

Q: What is the best time of day to take Janumet?
A: You can take the Janumet at any time of the day, before, or after meals, as told by the doctor. But it's necessary to take it at the usual time every day for the best results.

Q: What is the composition of Janumet 50/500?
A: The composition of Janumet 50/500 includes sitagliptin and metformin.

Q: What are the side effects of Janumet 50/500?
A: Nausea, runny nose, headache, sore throat, flatulence are a few side effects that can be seen during the treatment with Janumet 50/500. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own.


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