Gibtulio 10mg Tablet 10'S

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INTRODUCTION

GIBTULIO 10MG contain Empagliflozin which belongs to a group of medicine called sodium glucose co-transporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors. It is used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in adult patients (aged 18 years and older) that cannot be controlled by diet and exercise alone. It can be used without other medicines in patients who cannot take metformin (another diabetes medicine) and can also be used with other medicines for the treatment of diabetes and helps to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus who have known cardiovascular disease.

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is a disease that comes from both your genes and your lifestyle. If you have type 2 diabetes mellitus, your pancreas does not make enough insulin to control the level of glucose in your blood, and your body is unable to use its own insulin effectively. This results in high levels of glucose in your blood which can lead to medical problems such as heart disease, kidney disease, blindness, and poor circulation in your limbs. The main goal of treating diabetes is to lower your blood sugar to a normal level. High blood sugar can be lowered by diet and exercise and by certain medicine when necessary.

This medicine is strictly not recommended for children and adolescents under 18 years. Check your blood sugar periodically as per the instruction of your doctor. Your doctor will monitor your diabetes with regular blood tests, including your blood sugar levels and your hemoglobin A1C. While taking this medicine, stay on diet prescribed to you and regular exercise. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, or pancreas problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor before taking this medicine.

USES OF GIBTULIO 10MG

  • Treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults

HOW GIBTULIO 10MG WORKS

It works by stopping the reabsorption of glucose by the kidney and increasing glucose excretion from the body, thus lowering blood sugar levels.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take GIBTULIO 10MG exactly as your doctor has told you. This medicine must be taken with or without food. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

SIDE EFFECTS OF GIBTULIO 10MG

SERIOUS

  • Severe allergic reaction (including swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue, or throat that may lead to difficulty breathing or swallowing)
  • Diabetic ketoacidosis (symptoms include nausea, vomiting, tiredness, trouble breathing, stomach pain, confusion, rapid weight loss, excessive thirst)
  • Low blood sugar (headache, irritability, confusion, dizziness, drowsiness, hunger, shaking or feeling jittery, sweating, weakness, fast heart)
  • Kidney problems

COMMON

  • Genital yeast infection (thrush)
  • Urinary tract infection (burning sensation when passing urine, urine that appears cloudy, pain in the pelvis, or mid-back pain, blood in the urine, need to urinate often)
  • Itching
  • Rash or red skin (itchy and include raised bumps, oozing fluid, or blisters)
  • Incresaed thirst
  • Increase in blood fat (cholesterol) level in your blood

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea and vomiting:

Keep try taking this medicine with, or just after, a meal or snack and stick to simple meals and do not eat rich or spicy food.

Stomach pain:

Keep try to rest and relax. Eat and drink slowly and smaller and frequent meals. Applying a heat pad or covered hot water bottle on your stomach may also help. If still pain persists, speak to your doctor.

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

GIBTULIO 10MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

GIBTULIO 10MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate machinery while taking this medicine, since it may cause dizziness.

ALCOHOL

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with GIBTULIO 10MG.

KIDNEY

GIBTULIO 10MG is not recommended in patients with active kidney diseases. Before taking this medicine consult your doctor.

LIVER

GIBTULIO 10MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases.

ALLERGY

Do not take GIBTULIO 10MG if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Empagliflozin or any other ingredients in this medicine.

INTERACTIONS

Talk to your doctor if you are taking,

  • Diuretics (helps to increase urine production)
  • Insulin or sulphonylureas

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Empagliflozin
Pharmacological Category :   Antidiabetic Agent
Therapeutic Indication :   Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

 

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT GIBTULIO 10MG

Can GIBTULIO 10MG be used with other diabetes medicine?

Yes, it can be used alone or in combination with other diabetes medicines. However, along with medicine, proper diet and exercise should be followed.

Can I take GIBTULIO 10MG during pregnancy?

GIBTULIO 10MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

REFERENCES

1. Bertram G. Katzung, Pancreatic Hormones and Antidiabetic Drugs, Basic & Clinical Pharmacology, Fourteenth Edition, 2015. Page-763-764.

2. John R White Jr 1. Empagliflozin, an SGLT2 inhibitors for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. NIH: National Library of Medicine, National center of biotechnology Information Pubmed.gov. May 2015. [Accessed 27 Oct 2020] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25712444/

3. Ian J. Neeland, MD,1,2 Usman Salahuddin, MD,2 and Darren K. McGuire, MD, MHSc1,2,3. A Safety Evaluation of Empagliflozin for the Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus. US National Library of Medicines, National Institutes of Health. 2 Feb 2016. [Accessed 27 Oct 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4890479/

4. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on Apr 2020] [Accessed 27 Oct 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.7703.pdf

5. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co. KG 22 May 2014; Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on 14 Feb 2019] [Accessed 27 Oct 2020] https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/documents/product-information/jardiance-epar-product-information_en.pdf

6. Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc 2014; U.S. Food and drug administration; [Revised on Dec 2016] [Accessed 27 Oct 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2016/204629s008lbl.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Glucose - Fasting Blood
  • Glucose - Postprandial Blood
  • Glycosylated Hemoglobin
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Gibtulio 10mg Tablet 10'S

Gibtulio 10mg Tablet 10'S Mfr: Lupin Ltd

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