ALOJA 25mg Tablet 10's

Diabetes Rx required

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INTRODUCTION

ALOJA 25MG contains Alogliptin which belongs to the group of medicines called Antidiabetics. It is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults along with diet and exercise. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic medical condition in which the body does not make enough insulin or produced insulin does not work well. When this happen, glucose level rises in the blood and can lead to serious medical problems like heart or kidney disease, and blindness. Symptoms include excessive urination, excessive thirst, hunger, fatigue, and blurred vision.

ALOJA 25MG is used when the blood sugar levels cannot be adequately controlled by diet, exercise and other oral anti-diabetic medicines. It must be taken together with other anti-diabetic medicines prescribed by your doctor such as glipizide, tolbutamide, glibenclamide, metformin, pioglitazone, and insulin.

GBNKEYWORD] should be used with caution in patients with liver, kidney and heart problems. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine. ALOJA 25MG is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 18 years of age) due to lack of safety and effectiveness and it should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years and above). Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.

Along treatment with ALOJA 25MG, follow regular exercise and diet plan as advised by your doctor to achieve better glucose control. The most common side effects of taking ALOJA 25MG are low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia), cold like symptoms such as sore throat, stuffy or blocked nose, rash, itchy skin and headache. Consult your physician if any of the symptom worsens.

USES OF ALOJA 25MG

  • Treats type 2 diabetes in adults

HOW ALOJA 25MG WORKS

ALOJA 25MG works by increasing the amount of insulin produced by the body which effectively controls your blood sugar. Also, it reduces the amount of substance called glucagon which is produced by the pancreas (glucagon causes liver to produce more sugar) resulting in reduced levels of sugar in your blood.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take ALOJA 25MG as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ALOJA 25MG

COMMON

  • symptoms of low blood sugar (hypoglycaemia) such as trembling, sweating, anxiety, blurred vision, tingling lips, paleness, mood change or confusion, shaking or feeling jittery, hunger, headache, fast heartbeat, dizziness
  • cold like symptoms (upper respiratory tract infection) such as sore throat, stuffy or blocked nose or runny nose
  • rash
  • itchy skin
  • headache
  • stomach pain
  • diarrhoea
  • indigestion
  • heartburn

RARE

Stop taking ALOJA 25MG and contact your physician immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • signs of serious allergic reaction such as swelling of the face, lips, throat and other areas on skin, difficulty swallowing or breathing, raised, red areas on skin (hives), skin rash, itching, flaking, or peeling, feeling of heat especially affecting the scalp, mouth, throat, palms of hands and soles of feet (Stevens-Johnson syndrome)
  • signs of liver problems (such as nausea or vomiting, stomach pain, unusual or unexplained tiredness, loss of appetite, dark urine, yellowing of your skin or the white of your eyes)
  • severe joint pain
  • bullous pemphigoid (blisters or breakdown of the outer layer of your skin (erosion)
  • signs of inflamed pancreas (pancreatitis) (such as stomach pain, vomiting)
  • heart failure symptoms such as increasing shortness of breath or trouble breathing, especially when you lie down, swelling especially in the feet, ankles or legs, an unusually fast increase in weight

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Itchy skin:

Avoid hot showers because hot water can irritate the skin further. Do not scratch the affected area. Use sunscreen and protective clothing when going outdoors. Regularly use unscented moisturizers to soothe and hydrate the affected area. Contact your doctor if the symptom gets worse.

Headache:

Take rest and relax. Drink sufficient amount of fluids. Apply a pain-relieving balm on the forehead if necessary. Do not consume alcohol and avoid skipping meals. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

Stomach pain:

Try to take rest and relax. Eat and drink slowly or try to have smaller and frequent meals. Keep a heat pad on your stomach. If the symptom does not improve, contact your doctor.

Diarrhoea:

Drink lot of fluids, such as water to keep yourself hydrated. Try to avoid taking any medicine on your own to treat diarrhoea and consult your doctor if the symptom gets worse.

Indigestion:

Eat smaller meals but take them frequently. Chew the food properly before swallowing. Avoid eating high fat foods and try to avoid consumption of alcohol and caffeine. Consult your doctor if the symptom does not improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ALOJA 25MG is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women unless considered clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking ALOJA 25MG.

BREASTFEEDING

ALOJA 25MG is generally not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk. Consult your doctor before taking ALOJA 25MG.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

ALOJA 25MG is not known to affect your ability to drive and use machines.

KIDNEY

ALOJA 25MG should be used with caution in patients with kidney problems. Consult your doctor before taking ALOJA 25MG.

LIVER

ALOJA 25MG should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor before taking ALOJA 25MG.

ALLERGY

Do not take ALOJA 25MG if you are allergic to Alogliptin or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Before taking ALOJA 25MG inform your doctor if you have:

  • type 1 diabetes (body does not produce insulin)
  • diabetic ketoacidosis (diabetes complication where the body produces excess blood acids (ketones)). Symptoms include excessive thirst, frequent urination, loss of appetite, nausea or vomiting and rapid weight loss
  • had a disease of the pancreas

Use in paediatrics:

ALOJA 25MG is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 18 years of age) due to lack of safety and effectiveness. Consult child’s doctor for advice.

Use in geriatrics:

ALOJA 25MG should be used with caution in elderly patients (aged 65 years and above). Consult your doctor before taking ALOJA 25MG.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking ALOJA 25MG inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:

  • sulphonyl urea (Ex. glipizide, tolbutamide, glibenclamide), insulin (medicines used to treat diabetes mellitus)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally take too much of ALOJA 25MG consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :  

Alogliptin

Pharmacological Category :  

DPP-4 inhibitors (dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors)

Therapeutic Indication :  

Type-2 Diabetes mellitus

Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep ALOJA 25MG out of reach of children
  • Store at room temperature

FAQs ABOUT ALOJA 25MG

Is ALOJA 25MG safe to use in patients with liver problems?

ALOJA 25MG should be used with caution in patients with liver problems. Your doctor may monitor your liver function before initiation of treatment and during treatment with ALOJA 25MG to assess the risk of liver damage or any unusual effects. Consult your doctor before taking ALOJA 25MG.

Is ALOJA 25MG safe to use in breast-feeding women?

ALOJA 25MG is generally not recommended for use in breastfeeding women as it may pass through the breast milk. Consult your doctor for advice before taking ALOJA 25MG.

Can ALOJA 25MG be used in adolescents to treat diabetes?

ALOJA 25MG is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (under 18 years of age) due to lack of safety and effectiveness. Consult doctor for advice to select a suitable alternative therapy to control high blood sugar levels.

How does ALOJA 25MG work?

ALOJA 25MG works by increasing the amount of insulin produced by the body which effectively controls your blood sugar. Also, it reduces the amount of substance called glucagon which is produced by the pancreas (glucagon causes liver to produce more sugar) resulting in reduced levels of sugar in your blood.

What is ALOJA 25MG used for?

ALOJA 25MG is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults along with diet and exercise. Type 2 diabetes is a chronic medical condition in which the body does not make enough insulin or produced insulin does not work well. Symptoms include excessive urination, excessive thirst, hunger, fatigue, and blurred vision.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi. Insulin, Oral Hypoglycaemic Drugs and Glucagon. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology. Seventh edition. 2013. Page-275.

2. Asres Berhan and Yifru Berhan. Efficacy of Alogliptin in type 2 diabetes treatment: a meta-analysis of randomized double-blind controlled studies. NIH: National Library of Medicine, National center of biotechnology Information, PMC Pubmed Central. March 2013. [Accessed on 28th July 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3639816/

3. Takeda. Efficacy and Safety of Alogliptin in Participants With Type 2 Diabetes. NIH U.S. National Library of Medicine ClinicalTrials.gov. [Revised in March 2013] [Accessed on 28th July 2022] https://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT01289119

4. Takeda Ireland Limited. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in January 2022] [Accessed on 28th July 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.7572.pdf

5. Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. U.S. Food & Drug Administration. [Revised in December 2016] [Accessed on 28th July 2022] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2016/022271s011lbl.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Glucose - Fasting Blood
  • Glucose - Postprandial Blood
  • Glycosylated Hemoglobin

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    Alogliptin 25 MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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ALOJA 25mg Tablet 10's

ALOJA 25mg Tablet 10's Mkt: Indoco Remedies Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.132.00
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