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BRAND NAME:

Tagip

GENERIC NAME:

Sitagliptin

DESCRIPTION:

Tagip (Sitagliptin) is a prescription medicine used to treat Diabetes Mellitus Type-2

PRECAUTIONS:

Tell your doctor if you have hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients. Or had any previous episode of ketoacidosis.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION:

The recommended dose of Tagip is 100mg once daily. Sitagliptin can be taken with or without food 100mg once daily for patients with mild renal impairment (creatinine clearance 50ml/min or more); no adjustment is necessary. 50mg once daily patients with moderate renal impairment (creatinine clearance less than 50mL/min). 25mg once daily in patients with severe renal impairment (creatinine clearance less than 30mL/min); or end stage renal disease requiring hemodialysis or peritoneal dialysis

INDICATION:

Diabetes Type-2 patients on prescription of a doctor

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Tagip is contraindicated in patients with; Hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients. Type 1 diabetes mellitus or for the treatment of ketoacidosis.

ADVERSE EVENTS:

The reported adverse effects with Sitagliptin include headache, dizziness and gastrointestinal disturbances. 

PRESENTATION: 

Tagip is presented in 25mg, 50mg, and 100mg tablets

STORAGE:

Do not store above 30°C. Keep in a dry place. Protect from light.

Patient should consult with their physician before taking any medicine.

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