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CETAPIN XR 1GM TAB

Country of origin: INDIA

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15 Units/pack

MRP 61.04

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CETAPIN XR 1GM TAB

Cetapin XR 1gm Tab
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Cetapin XR 1gm Tab contains metformin that works to lower your blood glucose levels and thereby manage type 2 diabetes and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Cetapin XR 1gm Tab reduces your risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as heart disease, kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems or loss of limbs. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Cetapin XR 1gm Tab is Metformin 1000 MG

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Cetapin XR 1gm Tab works by lowering glucose production in the liver, increasing the body’s sensitivity to insulin and delaying glucose absorption from intestines. Cetapin XR 1gm Tab also does the function of increasing the release of insulin from the pancreas and decreasing the hormones that raise blood sugar levels.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking this tab

  • Any known allergy to any of the components of Cetapin XR 1gm Tab
  • Kidney impairment
  • Lactic acidosis
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Liver impairment
  • Metabolic Acidosis
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Caution:
  • Before taking this tab, inform your doctor if you are
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Suffering from any other illness
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

Cetapin XR 1gm Tab is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of this tab. Some common side-effects are as follows:

  • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Cetapin XR 1gm Tab
  • Delayed gastric emptying
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Loss of appetite
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Trembling
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Swollen joints
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Metallic taste.in the mouth
  • Abdominal pain
  • Pancreatitis
How to Use

How to Use

Cetapin XR 1gm Tab can be taken with food or on an empty stomach. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take this tab at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take Cetapin XR 1gm Tab as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of this tab at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
This tab should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

Overdosage

Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking the Cetapin XR 1gm Tab, contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • Heart palpitations
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Severe stomach pain
  • Trembling
  • Sweating
  • Trouble breathing
  • Anxiety
  • Tightness in chest
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

It is best to take Cetapin XR 1gm Tab only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? This medicine may make it hard for your kidneys to perform essential tasks like getting rid of waste from the body, keeping your blood pressure steady, making red blood cells. Also, if your kidneys are already damaged, be sure to tell your doctor.

Liver:

safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? This tab may be unsafe to use by patients with liver ailments. This medicine may harm the liver and people with liver disease may be at increased risk of developing severe complications. Tell your doctor in order to make sure the medicine is helping you and not causing any harm.

Pregnancy:

safe to use in pregnant women? Cetapin XR 1gm Tab may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby Cetapin XR 1gm Tab is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing this tab.

Lactation:

safe to use in breastfeeding women? This tab may be unsafe and may lead to serious and adverse side effects if you are breastfeeding. This tablet should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Studies have shown that a small amount of the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Whether Cetapin XR 1gm Tab may be used or not by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.

Alcohol:

Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor.

Driving:

does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting this tab, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor before using Cetapin XR 1gm Tab.

Food:

Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. This tab can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor.

Drug Interactions:

Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Cetapin XR 1gm Tab may interact with Amlodipine, Aripiprazole, Clozapine, Estradiol, Gatifloxacin, Iodinated Contrast Media, Aloe Vera, Dexamethasone, Dopamine, Acetazolamide and Bexarotene. Do not start this tab on your own. Please consult your doctor.

Precautions
  • Keep this product out of reach of small children.
  • Keep this product in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
  • Check the date of expiry of this product and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
  • Do not accept a damaged product.
  • Store this product at room temperature.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


Drug Composition information
What is Metformin for:

This medication is an oral antidiabetic agent, prescribed for type 2 diabetes. It helps control blood sugar levels.

How does Metformin work:

Metformin lowers sugar and helps insulin work better.

How should Metformin be used:

Take Metformin exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not take more or less than instructed by your doctor. - Metformin must be taken regularly for it to work well. Do not stop taking it unless instructed by your doctor. - Metformin must be taken with food. - If you are taking an extended-release type of Metformin, swallow the tablet whole with food. Do not crush or chew the tablet.

Common side effects of Metformin :

Low blood sugar signs include, anger, shaking, a fast heartbeat, confusion, or sweating. Keep hard candies, glucose tablets, liquid glucose, or juice on hand for low blood sugar. - Belly pain. - Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. - Loose stools (diarrhea). - Not hungry. - Bad taste in your mouth. This most often goes back to normal. - Too much acid in the blood (lactic acidosis) may rarely happen.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. - If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. - Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. - Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Metformin :

Metformin may not be suitable for you if you suffer from heart, liver, kidney, adrenal or pituitary disease. - Alert your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. - If you are going for an operation, dental work or any X-ray procedure in which a dye is injected, inform your doctor or dentist that you are taking Metformin. - You may need to stop taking Metformin before the procedure and wait 48 hours to restart your medicine.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. - Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. - These include wheezing, chest tightness, fever, itching, bad cough, blue or gray skin color, seizures, or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. - Very low blood sugar or very high blood sugar. - Very bad dizziness. - Trouble breathing. - Feeling cold. - Very bad belly pain. - Very upset stomach or throwing up. - Very loose stools (diarrhea). - A big weight loss. - Very bad muscle pain or weakness. - Feeling very tired or weak. - Any rash. - Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse

Can I take Metformin with other medicines:

A type of heart medicine called beta-blockers may mask the symptoms of hypoglycaemia when taken with Metformin. Some examples of beta-blockers are metoprolol, atenolol and propranolol. - Inform your doctor if you are taking diuretics (medicines to remove excess water) such as hydrochlorothiazide; a group of heart medicine such as captopril or enalapril; a type of gastric medicine called cimetidine or birth control pills. - Always inform your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines, including herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription.

Are there any food restrictions

It is important for you to maintain a healthy diet and weight in order to help keep your diabetes under control. - Avoid alcohol.

How do I store Metformin :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Therapeutic Classification

Antidiabetic Agents


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of Cetapin XR 1gm Tab?

Cetapin XR 1gm Tab contains metformin that works to lower your blood glucose levels and thereby manage type 2 diabetes and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Cetapin XR 1gm Tab reduces your risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as heart disease, kidney damage, eye damage, nerve problems or loss of limbs.

Q2. Can we take Cetapin XR 1gm Tab daily?

It is best to use this medicine as directed on the label or exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is recommended not to use this tab in smaller or larger amounts or for a longer duration of time than recommended.

Q3. How many Cetapin XR 1gm Tab can be taken in a day?

This medicine is best taken as recommended by the doctor.

Q4. What are the side effects of Cetapin XR 1gm Tab?

Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this tab, stomach pain, trembling, hypoglycemia, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, metallic taste in the mouth, swollen joints, loss of appetite, dizziness, headache, delayed gastric emptying, flu-like symptoms, abdominal pain and pancreatitis.

Q5. Does Cetapin XR 1gm Tab make you sleepy?

No. This tab does not make you drowsy. However, please tell your doctor about all other medicines that you may be taking as drug interactions may make you sleepy.

Q6. When should I take Cetapin XR 1gm Tab?

At a fixed time as per your doctor’s recommendations.

Q7. Is Cetapin XR 1gm Tab harmful for health?

No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.

Q8. Can we take Cetapin XR 1gm Tab on an empty stomach or should take it with food?

It can be taken with or without food.

Q9. What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Cetapin XR 1gm Tabs?

Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this tab or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, liver disease, kidney disease, congestive heart failure, lactic acidosis, diabetic ketoacidosis, metabolic acidosis, hepatic impairment, hypoglycemia should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

Q10. Can I give Cetapin XR 1gm Tab to a child?

Giving medicines to children is complicated. Please consult your doctor before administering any drug to your child.

Q11. How long does the effect of Cetapin XR 1gm Tab last?

It usually depends on dose and duration that the medicine has been taken.

Q12. Can I take Cetapin XR 1gm Tab during pregnancy?

This medicine may not be safe but please consult your doctor.

Q13. At what time can I take Cetapin XR 1gm Tab?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is better to take it at a fixed time.

Q14. Can I take Cetapin XR 1gm Tab without a doctor’s prescription?

No. Prescription Required.

Q15. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking Cetapin XR 1gm Tab?

Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.

Q16. How to store Cetapin XR 1gm Tab? Should I refrigerate it?

Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

Q17. If I have trouble swallowing Cetapin XR 1gm Tab, can I mix it in water and drink?

No. Please swallow it whole.

Q18. For how long should I take Cetapin XR 1gm Tab?

The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor.

Q19. By when should I start seeing results of Cetapin XR 1gm Tab?

You will typically see some effect within 48 hours of starting the medication. However, the amount of time taken by this tab to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.

Q20. What are the alternate medicines to the Cetapin XR 1gm Tab?

GLYCILARC 1000MG TAB
,
METSMALL 1000MG TAB
,
GLYCOMET 1GM TAB

Seller Information
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SANOFI INDIA LIMITED

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