FAQs ABOUT ENTECA 0.5MG TABLET
Q: Is ENTECA 0.5MG TABLET safe in pregnancy?
A: It has not been demonstrated if ENTECA 0.5MG TABLET is safe to use during pregnancy, so inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant. It is important that women of childbearing age being treated with ENTECA 0.5MG TABLET should use an effective method of contraception to avoid becoming pregnant.
Q: Can ENTECA 0.5MG TABLET cause diarrhea?
A: Yes. Diarrhea is a common side effect of ENTECA 0.5MG TABLET. Drink lots of fluids, such as water or fruit juice to keep yourself hydrated. Do not consume any medicine on your own without consulting your doctor. If you experience persistent diarrhea, consult your doctor.
Q: What if I forget to take a dose of ENTECA 0.5MG TABLET?
A: If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember and then continue your treatment as usual. Do not take the medicine twice to make up for the forgotten dose. It is important to take ENTECA 0.5MG TABLET regularly, because if you take it at irregular intervals, you may be more likely to have a hypersensitivity reaction.
Q: Can I stop taking ENTECA 0.5MG TABLET?
A: Do not stop taking ENTECA 0.5MG TABLET without consulting your doctor. Some people may get very serious symptoms of hepatitis when they stop taking this medicine. Inform your doctor immediately if you experience any changes in symptoms after stopping this treatment. Even after your treatment with ENTECA 0.5MG TABLET is stopped, your doctor will continue to monitor you and take blood tests.
Q: Can ENTECA 0.5MG TABLET cause any serious side effects?
A: ENTECA 0.5MG TABLET can cause rare but serious side effects like lactic acidosis (excess of lactic acid in your blood) and enlargement of the liver, that might occasionally be fatal. Symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and stomach pain might indicate the development of lactic acidosis. It occurs more often in overweight women. Your doctor will monitor you regularly while you are receiving treatment with this medicine.