Sitagliptin/metformin

What is Sitagliptin/metformin?

Metformin and Sitagliptin combination is used to treat high blood sugar levels caused by type 2 diabetes. Normally, after you eat, your pancreas releases insulin to help your body store excess sugar for later use. This occurs during normal digestion of food. In type 2 diabetes, your body doesn't work properly to store the excess sugar and the sugar remains in your blood. Hence drugs are required.

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Dear Sir, My SGPT is 39 IU/ml. for that reason can I take Udiliv 300 BD at the time of meal? is there any side effect for taking this medicine? I...

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Welcome to HCM
Why you want to take UDILIV (UDCA) this medicine is not for your condition as 34 IU/ml is normal so you should not take this...

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i have diabetes for last 12 years . Recently detected albumineria . High proten output in urine . Frothing also in urine . Taking Ramitorva once a...

doctor1 MD

Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
Diabetes is due to progressive loss or destruction of beta cells in endocrinal part of pancreas.
Diabetes is a...

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What is the best alternative to diabetic prescription Janumet

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if u can't get or like JANUMET alternative is JALRA M 50/500 or galvus 50/500 in the same prescribed dose
remember treatment for diabetes is DIET
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