Alogliptin Tablets (Nesina) is used to control blood sugar levels with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent
- Nerve problems
- Kidney damage
- Loss of limbs
- Sexual function problems
Proper control of diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke.
How does Alogliptin Tablets (Nesina) work?
Alogliptin Tablets (Nesina) works by increasing levels of natural substances called incretins. It helps to control blood sugar by increasing insulin release, especially after a meal. They also decrease the quantity of sugar your liver creates.
Why use Alogliptin Tablets (Nesina)?
Alogliptin Tablets (Nesina) belongs to a group of diabetes medication called DPP-4 inhibitors. This is a white to off-white crystalline powder that has one asymmetric carbon in the aminopiperidine moiety. This is used when your blood sugar cannot be sufficiently controlled by exercise, diet, or other antidiabetic medicines. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved this medication. You can buy this here at its very reasonable price.
How to use Alogliptin Tablets (Nesina)?
The recommended dosage for this medication will depend on your condition and response. The usual dose for this medicine is one 25mg tablet taken once a day by mouth. This can be taken with or without food. Take this at the same time each day. Swallow the tablet as a whole with a glass of water. Follow your doctor’s prescription very carefully. To avoid complications, do not double the dose.
What are the side-effects of Alogliptin Tablets (Nesina)?
Here are some possible side effects that may occur while taking this medication:
- Dark urine
- Jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes)
- Fast heart rate
- Loss of appetite
- Nausea and vomiting
- Severe pain in your upper stomach spreading to your back
- Clay-colored stools
- Dark urine
- A severe skin reaction
If these side effects persist or get worse, call your doctor right away.
Warnings and Precautions
These are the things that you need to be cautious with while having this medication:
- Before taking this prescription, tell your doctor if you are allergic to it.
- Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding women.
- Tell to your doctor if you have any medical history or current medications.
- Do not skip meals if you are taking Alogliptin Tablets.
- This may make you feel dizzy. Avoid driving or do any activity that needs your alertness.
- Do not share this with others who have the same condition as yours.
- Keep this away from the reach of children.