Istavel 100mg Tablet

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Istavel 100mg Tablet - Highlights

  • Schedule – H
  • Rx – Prescription Required
  • Active Ingredient – Sitagliptin
  • Generic Name – Sitagliptin
  • Drug Class – DPP- 4 Inhibitors
  • Indication – Type 2 Diabetes Treatment
  • Dosage – 100 Mg OD , Taken Just Before Diet or After Meal
  • Storage – Store This Medicine at room temperature (10-30°C)
  • Mfg – Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
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Istavel 100mg Tablet - introduction

Sitagliptin is a oral Anti Diabetic drug . It belongs to a class of drugs called DPP-4 Inhibitors. Sitagliptin is used either alone or in combination with other oral hypoglycemic agents in Type 2 Diabetes. It works by increasing the amounts of certain natural substances like Incretins which is  metabolic hormone or gut hormone that stimulate a lowering blood sugar levels when Blood Glucose level becomes highier after meal.

Istavel 100mg Tablet - Advantages For Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

It controls high blood sugar levels in Type 2 Diabetes after meal.. It works to slow down the breaking down of food in our intestine to simple glucose , thereby reducing the elevation in blood glucose levels after taking food. Lowering blood glucose levels is an important goal of managing diabetes. If we can control the blood glucose level any how, we will decrease the risk of  serious complications of diabetes such as eye damage, kidney damage, loss of limbs  and nerve problems. It reduces the risk of dying from cardiovascular diseases with type 2 diabetes .Taking medicine regularly along with proper diet and exercise will help you live a normal and healthy life always.

How to use Sitagliptin ?

You should take this medicine in the dose as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole and do not crush or break. Januvia 100mg Tablet should be taken once a day with or without food , but it is better to take it at a fixed time regularly.

Common Side effects

  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Flatulence
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Skin rash
  • Stuffed or runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Headache
  • Joint pain
  • Nasopharyngitis

If you forget to take a dose of Medicine ?

If you occasionally miss to take a dose of  this medicine , Do not worry because you are not alone here. Suppose that If you forget  a dose, take it as soon as possible. If you have only a short time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose. Do not take extra medication.


Is this tablet a Habit Forming drug?

Answer- No habit forming

Safety Alerts

  • Alcohol                       Unsafe
  • Pregnancy                   Safe
  • Breastfeeding              Safe
  • Driving                        Safe
  • Kidney                         Caution

Drugs Interactions

Taking medicine with any of the following medicines can change the effect of medicine and cause undesirable adverse effects.

  • Be Serious With Betamethasone
  • Be  Serious With Chlorthalidone     
  • Be Serious With Amiloride 
  • Be Serious With Beclomethasone 


When Not To Use  Medicine ?


  • If You Have Allergy then this medicine is not prescribed for that patients which have a history of allergy to voglibose or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
  • If You Have Digestive disorders then this medicine is not prescribed for that patients which have long-term digestive disorders due to the increased risk of conditions such as Inflammatory bowel disorder, heartburn, Gastroesophageal reflux diseases and related disorders.
  • If You Have Intestinal obstruction then this medicine is not prescribed for that patients which have intestinal obstruction due to the increased risk  of the patient’s condition.

You Should Not Take Alcohol with Medicines


You Should Not Take Alcohol with Following Type Of Medicines  Such As

  • Diabetes medications
  • Anti-anxiety and sleeping Medicines
  • Antibiotics
  • Antidepressants and mood stabilizing medicines
  • Coumadin
  • Erectile dysfunction Medicines
  • Blood pressure drugs
  • ADHD medications
  • OTC cold and flu treatment Medicines
  • Non Steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs commonly Painkillers

If You Intake Alcohol With Your medicines then Alcohol  can interact with medicines in different ways such as less Effectiveness of Medicines, Medicines Cause New Symptoms and make you feel more ill, Mixing alcohol and your medication can cause Toxicity and it leads to death.