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Janumet XR CP 100/1000mg Tablet

Name: Janumet XR CP 100/1000mg Tablet
Manufacturer: MSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
MRP: Rs. 334.61
Unit Price: Rs. 23.90
Package Price: Rs. 334.61 (Qty.: 14)
Package Form: strip
Medicine Form: tablet

What is Janumet XR CP?

Janumet XR CP is an anti-diabetic medicine which helps to keep blood sugar levels under control. The medicine acts on the pancreas and stimulates the release of more insulin. It also helps in curbing the hormones which are responsible for increasing the levels of blood sugar. The nomenclature XR denotes extended release of the drug present in a particular medicine.

In Januet XR CP, Metformin Hydrochloride is released very slowly over a long period of time, which reduces the necessity to repeat the medicine too often.

Composition of Janumet XR CP:

Janumet XR CP consists of two anti-diabetic medicines viz. Sitagliptin (100 mg) and extended release Metformin Hydrochloride (1000 mg). Other inactive ingredients are present which act as a suitable medium for Sitagliptin and Metofrmin Hydrochloride to act.

What is Janumet XR CP Used for?

The medical uses of Janumet XR CP have been highlighted below:

  • Useful in treatment of Diabetes Mellitus
  • Used in treatment of gestational Diabetes

Janumet should be taken only with a doctor's prescription. The medicine has properties which suppress one hormone while stimulating the release of another hormone. This chemical property could bring about undesirable changes if the medicine is consumed without consulting with a physician.

Side Effects of Janumet XR CP:

Janumet XR CP is accompanied by some undesirable health symptoms if not consumed correctly. It is not mandatory for each and every side effect to develop in each and every patient. But it is better to be aware about the side effects so as to notice them and treat them on time. Some of the undesirable effects of Janumet XR CP are mentioned below:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Altered digestive mechanism
  • Acid reflux
  • Altered hunger pattern
  • Hypoglycemia

Precautions for Janumet XR CP Consumption:

Patients consuming Janumet XR CP are usually provided certain instructions which they are expected to follow. These instructions only go on to maximize therapeutic effects of the medicine. They are also precautionary methods which ensure that no ill effects arise from the consumption of the medicine. Some of these precautions are mentioned below:

  • Janumet XR CP tablet should be consumed whole without crushing or chewing it, for best therapeutic results.
  • Patients consuming Janumet XR CP should take the tablet just before meals. It is not advisable to have an empty stomach after consuming Janumet XR CP tablet.
  • Consuming alcohol and tobacco in any form is absolutely contraindicated for patients who need to take Janumet XR CP regularly.
  • The medicine alone will not help to alleviate diabetes completely. Patients should indulge into a healthy diet and regular exercise for effective treatment.
  • Patients with active or past incident of kidney disease, liver disorder, anemia, vitamin B12 deficiency, should inform their doctor about the same.

Janumet XR CP Alternatives:

Following is a list of medicines which have a composition similar to Janumet XR CP. These medicines can be used as a substitute for Janumet XR CP, only under the guidance of a physician.

  • Istamet XR CP Tablet
  • Janumet Tablet
  • Kazano Tablet
  • Oseni Tablet
  • Glucovance Tablet

Januvet XR CP FAQs:

  • Can Januvet XR CP be used by women who are pregnant?
    Januvet XR CP can be taken during pregnancy, but only under the guidance of an expert gynecologist and diabetologist.

  • Does Januvet XR CP have a blood thinning effect?
    Januvet XR CP is not a blood thinner. It can be safely taken by patients with heart disorders, but under a physician's guidance.

  • Will Januvet XR CP bring about any undesirable weight changes?
    Januvet XR CP has Metformin which can stimulate weight loss due to its suppressing action on the hunger mechanism. Patients with Diabetes Mellitus should indulge in adequate exercise to maintain healthy weight.