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TENEFIT 20MG TAB

Tenefit 20MG tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Tenefit 20MG tablet is an oral anti-diabetic medication used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. This medicine is used with a proper healthy diet and strict exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. Controlling high blood sugar level helps in preventing kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems and loss of limbs. However, the uses of the medicine mentioned here are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Tenefit 20MG is Teneligliptin 20MG

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Teneligliptin works by increasing the release of insulin from the pancreas and decreasing the hormones that raise blood glucose levels thereby reducing the fasting and post-meal 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 the Tenefit 20MG Tablet:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients used in tablet
  • Severe renal impairment
  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Caution:
  • Heart failure
  • Hepatic impairment
  • History of acute pancreatitis
  • Children and elderly
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Tenefit 20MG. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dose. More common ones are generally mild and may include:

  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Hypoglycaemia
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Peripheral oedema
  • Arthralgia
  • Chest discomfort
  • Hepatic dysfunction

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Nasopharyngitis
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Acute pancreatitis
How to Use

How to Use

Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor. Swallow Tenefit 20MG tablet whole, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not break or chew or crush the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take the tablet as early as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next regularly scheduled time.
Tenefit 20MG tablet should be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain consistent level of medicine in the body. This medicine is not recommended for children below 18 years of age.

Overdosage

Avoid taking Tenefit 20MG tablet more than the prescribed dosage. There were no reports of overdose during the clinical development program for this medicine. In case of an accidental overdose of the medicine, promptly ask for medical advice. Depending on the dosage of the tablet, symptoms may vary in individuals, you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • Mild and transient paraesthesia
  • Muscle pain
  • Fever
  • Oedema
  • Transient increase in lipase levels
  • Trembling
  • Persistent and severe abdominal pain
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take the tablet only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the Tenefit 20MG tablet may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Among people with renal problems, extreme caution is recommended. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Liver:

Caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the Tenefit 20MG tab may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Pregnancy:

Tenefit 20MG tablet should be used with caution during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Lactation:

This medicine is considered safe to use in nursing mothers unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Since the effect of the medicine on infants is not clearly established, we recommend that you to consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

Alcohol:

Consumption of alcohol with Tenefit 20MG is not recommended as it increases side effects of the tablet. If found any symptoms of extreme drowsiness, vomiting, confusion, report to your doctor immediately.

Driving:

This medicine affects blood glucose levels and decreases alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, confusion, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

No information is available on interaction of Tenefit 20MG tablet with food.

Drug Interactions:

Alert your doctor if you are taking Tenefit 20MG tablet along with the following medicines:
ACE inhibitors
Clozapine
Cimetidine
Trimethoprim
Acetazolamide
Iodinated contrast media
Gatifloxacin
Bexarotene
Always inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes medicines, supplements, herbal tonics that you buy without a prescription.

Precautions
  • Keep the medicine out of reach of children.
  • Keep the medicine in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
  • Do not use the medicine beyond its expiry.
  • Do not accept torn strip or broken tablet.
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
Therapeutic Classification

Antidiabetic Agents


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1.What is the use of Tenefit 20MG tablet?

Tenefit 20MG tablet is an oral anti-diabetic medication used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. This medicine is used with a proper healthy diet and strict exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. Controlling high blood sugar level helps in preventing kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems and loss of limbs.

Q2.Can we take this medicine daily?

Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Q3.How many tablets can be taken in a day?

Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is two tablets per day.

Q4.What are the side effects of this medicine?

The medicine is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Common side effects such as hypoglycaemia, constipation, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, peripheral oedema, arthralgia, chest discomfort, palpitations are associated with the use of Tenefit 20MG tablet. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as nasopharyngitis, upper respiratory tract infection, swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet, acute pancreatitis.

Q5.Does this medication make you sleepy?

Tenefit 20MG tablet affects blood glucose levels and decreases alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, confusion, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6.When should I take the medicine?

Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration. If you have been prescribed to take one dose each day, take it in the morning. If you have been prescribed two doses each day, take one in the morning and one in the evening.

Q7.Is this medicine harmful for health?

Tenefit 20MG tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to mild and transient paraesthesia, muscle pain, fever, oedema, transient increase in lipase levels, trembling, persistent and severe abdominal pain.

Q8.Can we take this on empty stomach or should take it with food?

The tablet should be taken with or without food. If significant stomach upset occurs, it could be taken with food.

Q9.What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Tenefit 20MG tablet?

If you ever had kidney, liver or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised for patients with hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients used in tablet, severe renal impairment, heart failure, type 1 diabetes, hepatic impairment, history of acute pancreatitis, children and elderly, pregnancy and lactation.

Q10.Can I give this medicine to a child?

This medicine is not recommended for children below 12 years of age as the safety and efficacy of the tablet is not clinically established.

Q11.How long does the effect of medicine last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

Q12.Can I take this tablet during pregnancy?

Tenefit 20MG tablet should be used with caution during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this medicine.

Q13.At what time can I take the medicine?

To get the most benefits, take the medicine with food, preferably at the same time every day and you should not quit unless your doctor suggests.

Q14.Can I take this tablet without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take this medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q15.Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking this medicine?

Consumption of alcohol with Tenefit 20MG is not recommended as it increases side effects of the tablet. If found any symptoms of extreme drowsiness, vomiting, confusion, report to your doctor immediately.

Q16.How to store the medicine?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q17.If I have trouble swallowing this tablet, can I mix it in water and drink?

Tenefit 20MG tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q18.For how long should I take the medicine?

Take the medicine as prescribed by your doctor. It is important to keep your blood glucose levels under control as any fluctuations in your blood glucose levels may cause serious problems. So, do not stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor.

Q19.By when should I start seeing results of the medicine?

The amount of time for this medicine to show its effect in the body is approximately 1-2 hours.

Q20.What are the alternate medicines to Tenefit 20MG tablet?

TEGLIWYN 20MG TAB, DYNAGLIPT 20MG TAB

Seller Information
Manufactured By

SYSTOPIC LABORATORIES PVT LTD

101, pragati chambers, commercial complex, ranjit nagar, new delhi-110008

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SYSTOPIC LABORATORIES PVT LTD

101, pragati chambers, commercial complex, ranjit nagar, new delhi-110008

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