FAQs ABOUT ISTAMET 50/1000MG
Can I stop taking ISTAMET 50/1000MG when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking ISTAMET 50/1000MG once your symptoms subside, because it may make your blood glucose levels high once again. Continue to take ISTAMET 50/1000MG as instructed by your doctor to obtain better results.
Can I consume alcohol while taking ISTAMET 50/1000MG?
No. Do not consume alcohol while taking ISTAMET 50/1000MG as it can increase your blood sugar levels further.
What are the precautions do I need to follow while taking ISTAMET 50/1000MG?
Before taking ISTAMET 50/1000MG inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or if you have type I diabetes or any other conditions affecting your liver, kidney, or heart function. Inform your doctor if you have any signs of infections. Make sure to drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration and urinary infections. While taking ISTAMET 50/1000MG, always carry a sugary snack or meal with you, so that it can help you to cope up sudden episodes of dizziness or fainting caused due to low blood sugar levels. Regularly monitor your blood glucose levels and kidney functions as instructed by your doctor without fail.
What are the possible side effects of ISTAMET 50/1000MG?
ISTAMET 50/1000MG can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain and changes in taste sensation. However, these side effects are usually temporary and gets resolved within two weeks of time. If they persist for longer period, contact your doctor
Can ISTAMET 50/1000MG be taken along with antidiabetic medicines?
ISTAMET 50/1000MG should be used with other antidiabetic medicine only under close monitoring. Avoid concomitant use of any other antidiabetic medicine with ISTAMET 50/1000MG on your own without consulting your doctor as it can cause a very low blood sugar level in you.