FAQs ABOUT COGLIT 15 TABLET
How COGLIT 15 TABLET works?
COGLIT 15 TABLET reduces blood sugar levels by making the body to utilize the circulating insulin (a peptide hormone used for digesting glucose). It also reduces the production of glucose by the liver which eventually decreases blood glucose levels.
Does COGLIT 15 TABLET cause bone fractures?
Yes. COGLIT 15 TABLET may cause bone fractures in some individuals. Therefore, it is important for you to inform your doctor before taking COGLIT 15 TABLET if you have any bone problems or at risk of developing any bone fractures (such as menopause).
Does COGLIT 15 TABLET cause weight gain?
Yes. COGLIT 15 TABLET may cause weight gain in some individuals. To avoid this, follow a healthy diet and regular physical activity as advised by your physician. However, if you experience any weight gain due to swelling of body parts (such as in face, legs or hands), consult your doctor immediately.
What are the side effects of taking COGLIT 15 TABLET?
The most common side effects of taking COGLIT 15 TABLET are decreased blood sugar (hypoglycaemia), abnormal vision, headache, dizziness, weight gain, numbness, joint pain, impotence, back pain, shortness of breath, anaemia and increased respiratory infections. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.
How to take COGLIT 15 TABLET?
You must take COGLIT 15 TABLET as advised by your physician. Try to take COGLIT 15 TABLET preferably after meals and swallow it with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.
Can COGLIT 15 TABLET be taken with insulin?
Co-administration of COGLIT 15 TABLET with insulin is considered risky as they are increased chances of hypoglycemia (decreased blood sugar levels). Consult your doctor before taking COGLIT 15 TABLET along with insulin.
How much COGLIT 15 TABLET should I take?
COGLIT 15 TABLET should be used only under medical supervision. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body condition and severity of the disease condition.
What should I do if I experience low blood sugar after taking COGLIT 15 TABLET?
Low blood sugar is a common side effect of taking COGLIT 15 TABLET. Try to have sugar rich food items such as fruit juice, glucose tablets or gel, soft drinks, honey or sugary candy. Wait for some time. If you cannot any improvement in your condition or if your condition worsen, contact your doctor.
Can COGLIT 15 TABLET cause dizziness?
Yes. Dizziness is a common side effect of using COGLIT 15 TABLET. In case you experience dizziness, lie down until it passes, then get up slowly and carefully. Get adequate rest. Drink plenty of water and other fluids. Avoid coffee, cigarettes and alcohol. Do not drive or use machinery to avoid accidents. Consult your doctor if you experience dizziness continuously for a long time after taking COGLIT 15 TABLET.