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Acute pancreatitis while on Januvia medication - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am diabetic.i have developed acute pancreatitis due to about jemer forte 2....can i take that & are there any side effects of this jemer forte
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here. let me read what you have typed
User :   hi doc
Doctor :   when was your last sugar levels checked? what were the values?
Doctor :   what symptoms do you have at present?
Doctor :   was acute pancreatitis diagnosed to be due to the Januvia tablets?
Doctor :   what dose of medication were you taking and how many times a day?
User : fact doc i am in hospital presently due to this acute pancreatitis
User :   yes ,that is what has been diagonised
User :   severe upper abdomen pain
Doctor :   ok. then your treating doctor wil be best to decide if Jemfer forte wil be best for you or not.
User :   ok......
Doctor :   is the upper abdomen is associated with nausea, vomiting, chest burning?
User :   nausea yes...but no vomiting...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you sugars levels beingmonitored at present?
User :   yes
Doctor :   what medications have they put you on for sugar control at present?
User :   i am on NS and DNS presently and some antibiotic
User :   but i am not taking any medication for sugar control
Doctor :   ok. the antibiotic is to cure the pancreatitis.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   was the sugar level of 116 taken without diabetic medications?
User :   yes...i haven't taken any solid food for last 48 hrs
Doctor :   if your sugar levels continue to be the same when you start taking normal food, then the sugar control will be checked again.
User :   ok..
Doctor :   if found fine, then only diet and exercises are enough
Doctor :   if the sugar levels rise again, then alternative medications will be given to see if they control it
User :   ok
Doctor :   if good control is found with medications like Jemfer forte, then it wil be continued for you
Doctor :   have you followed what I have said?
User :   ya..
Doctor :   is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   no thank u for ur advice
Doctor :   thanks for consulting me. bye for now.
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