FAQs ABOUT TRIGEM 1MG TABLET
Q: What is TRIGEM 1MG TABLET used for?
A: TRIGEM 1MG TABLET is an antidiabetic medicine used to manage type II diabetes mellitus when diet, exercise and management with single agent does not result in adequate response.
Q: How and when to take TRIGEM 1MG TABLET?
A: Take TRIGEM 1MG TABLET preferably after meals or as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not cursh or chew the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Q: How long should I take TRIGEM 1MG TABLET?
A: You need to take TRIGEM 1MG TABLET as long as your doctor or physician prescribes you the medicine. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Q: What is the best time to take TRIGEM 1MG TABLET?
A: TRIGEM 1MG TABLET must be taken with meals to avoid gastrointestinal side effects.
Q: What to do if I forgot to take a dose of TRIGEM 1MG TABLET?
A: If you forgot to take a dose of TRIGEM 1MG TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of TRIGEM 1MG TABLET, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of TRIGEM 1MG TABLET to compensate the missed ones.
Q: Can I stop taking TRIGEM 1MG TABLET without consulting your doctor?
A: No. You should not stop taking TRIGEM 1MG TABLET without consulting your doctor because it may lead to reversal of symptoms. If you feel better after using TRIGEM 1MG TABLET, consult your doctor for advice.
Q: Will taking a higher dose of TRIGEM 1MG TABLET be more effective?
A: No, taking a higher dose of TRIGEM 1MG TABLET will not be effective rather it can lead to toxicity. Always take the dose prescribed by your doctor. If the prescribed dose is not effective for you, consult your doctor for advice. Your doctor might increase the dose or suggest an alternative therapy.
Q: Can I take medication for high blood pressure along with TRIGEM 1MG TABLET?
A: It is not advisable to take medicines to control blood pressure while taking TRIGEM 1MG TABLET without consulting your doctor, as they have known interactions with TRIGEM 1MG TABLET.
Q: How to manage the side effects of TRIGEM 1MG TABLET?
A: Low blood sugar is a common side effect of taking TRIGEM 1MG TABLET. Try to have sugar rich food items such as fruit juice, glucose tablets or gel, soft drinks, honey or sugary candy. Check your blood sugar after 10 minutes. If not gained optimum level, take another sugary snack, or drink, and check the blood sugar levels once again. If your condition did not improve, consult your doctor immediately.
Q: Can TRIGEM 1MG TABLET be taken with insulin?
A: Co-administration of TRIGEM 1MG TABLET with insulin is considered risky as they can increase the chances of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels). Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.
Q: Can TRIGEM 1MG TABLET be used in pregnant women?
A: TRIGEM 1MG TABLET is not recommended for use in pregnant women. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice before taking it.
Q: Does TRIGEM 1MG TABLET cause bone fractures?
A: TRIGEM 1MG TABLET may cause bone fractures in some individuals. Therefore, it is important for you to inform your doctor before taking TRIGEM 1MG TABLET if you have any bone problems or at risk of developing any bone fractures (such as menopause).
Q: Does TRIGEM 1MG TABLET cause weight gain?
A: Yes. TRIGEM 1MG 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.
Q: What are the side effects of taking TRIGEM 1MG TABLET?
A: The most common side effects of taking TRIGEM 1MG TABLET are low blood sugar levels, nausea, stomach upset, constipation, sore throat, muscle pain, headache, dizziness and weight gain. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.