Jentin Met XR 100/1000mg Tab is a medication combining two active ingredients: Metformin and Sitagliptin. This medication is commonly prescribed to manage type 2 diabetes. It is available in an extended-release tablet form, designed for gradual and controlled release of the active components over time.
Jentin Met XR 100/1000mg Tablet serves the following purposes:
- Type 2 Diabetes: It is primarily used to lower and regulate blood sugar levels in individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Metformin reduces glucose production by the liver, while Sitagliptin increases the levels of natural substances that control blood sugar.
- Blood Sugar Management: This medication helps enhance glycemic control, reducing the risk of complications associated with uncontrolled diabetes, such as heart disease and kidney problems.
- Combination Therapy: Jentin Met XR 100/1000mg Tablet is often prescribed when lifestyle modifications and a single medication are insufficient to control blood sugar levels.
While Jentin Met XR 100/1000mg Tablet is generally well-tolerated, it may cause some side effects. Common side effects include:
- Upset stomach
Serious side effects are rare but can include:
- Allergic reactions: Such as rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, or difficulty breathing.
- Lactic Acidosis: A rare but serious side effect requiring immediate medical attention. Symptoms may include muscle pain, weakness, trouble breathing, stomach pain, and feeling cold, especially in the limbs.
If you experience any unusual or severe side effects while taking Jentin Met XR 100/1000mg Tablet, contact your healthcare provider.
When Not to Use:
Jentin Met XR 100/1000mg Tablet should be used with caution or avoided in certain situations:
- Allergy: Do not use this medication if you are allergic to Metformin, Sitagliptin, or any of its components.
- Kidney Problems: If you have severe kidney disease or are on dialysis, your healthcare provider may need to adjust the dosage or consider alternative treatments.
- Liver Disease: Consult your healthcare provider if you have severe liver disease, as they may need to monitor your liver function while using this medication.
- Pregnancy and Breastfeeding: If you are pregnant, planning pregnancy, or breastfeeding, discuss the use of Jentin Met XR 100/1000mg Tablet with your healthcare provider. The safety of this medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding is not fully established.
Always follow your healthcare provider’s instructions and adhere to the recommended dosage on the medication label. If you have any questions or concerns about Jentin Met XR 100/1000mg Tablet or its use, consult with your healthcare provider or pharmacist.