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SITASTAR - M 50- 1000MG

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Sitagliptin(50.0 Mg) + Metformin Hydrochloride(1000.0 Mg)

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Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about SITASTAR - M 50- 1000MG


Sitastar-M Tablet is a combination medicine containing sitagliptin and metformin. It is used along with a healthy diet and regular exercise for the control of high blood sugar in patients having type 2 

Diabetes mellitus. Treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus lowers the risk of heart disease, kidney disease, stroke, blindness and loss of limbs. Sitagliptin works by increasing insulin production by the body after a meal and decreasing sugar production by the body. Metformin works by restoring the natural response of the body to insulin and decreasing sugar production by the body. Nausea or vomiting, flatulence, loose motion or constipation, pain in the stomach are some of the side effects of Istamet.


In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Sitastar-M 50mg/1000mg 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. Sitastar-M 50mg/1000mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

Side Effects:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Metallic taste
  • Flatulence
  • Loose motion
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite

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 Sitastar-M 50mg/1000mg 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. What is Sitastar-M 50mg/1000mg Tablet?
Sitastar-M 50mg/1000mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Sitagliptin and Metformin. This medicine is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. It improves blood glucose levels in adults when taken along with proper diet and regular exercise. Metformin works by lowering the glucose production in the liver and improving insulin sensitivity. Sitagliptin inhibits the enzyme DPP4 and increases the release of insulin from the pancreas. This combination is not indicated for the patients below 18 years of age.

Q. Can the use of Sitastar-M 50mg/1000mg Tablet lead to Vitamin B12 deficiency?
Yes, the use of Sitastar-M 50mg/1000mg Tablet can cause Vitamin B12 deficiency on long-term use. It interferes with the absorption of Vitamin B12 in the stomach. If untreated, it may cause anemia and nerve problems as a result of which the patient can feel tingling sensation and numbness in hands and feet, weakness, urinary problems, change in mental status and difficulty in maintaining balance (ataxia). To avoid such problems, some researchers suggest an intake of vitamin B12 from outside sources at least once every year.

Q. What are the possible side effects of Sitastar-M 50mg/1000mg Tablet?
The use of Sitastar-M 50mg/1000mg Tablet is associated with common side effects like hypoglycemia (low blood sugar level), altered taste, nausea, stomach pain, diarrhea, headache and upper respiratory tract infection. Its use can also lead to serious but rare side effect like lactic acidosis. On long-term use it can also lead to Vitamin B12 deficiency.

Q. Are there any specific conditions in which Sitastar-M 50mg/1000mg Tablet should not to be taken?
The use of Sitastar-M 50mg/1000mg Tablet should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the components or excipients of this medicine. The use of this medicine should be avoided in patients with severe kidney impairment, liver impairment, congestive heart failure, lactic acidosis or diabetic ketoacidosis.

Q. Is it safe to take alcohol while I am taking Sitastar-M 50mg/1000mg Tablet?
No, it is not safe to alcohol along with Sitastar-M 50mg/1000mg Tablet, as it can increase the chances of lactic acidosis.

Q. What are the instructions for storage and disposal of Sitastar-M 50mg/1000mg Tablet?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.


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