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Q. Can my blood sugar levels go too low on Tengreat?
Yes, it is possible that your blood sugar levels may become very low (hypoglycemia). The chances are higher if you are on any other antidiabetic medicine or insulin along with Tengreat. Additionally, blood sugar levels can take a huge dip if you skip meals, exercise more than usual, or if you have taken an overdose of Tengreat. If you experience a sudden fall in your sugar levels, inform your doctor. The doctor may suggest dose modification to prevent your blood sugar levels from decreasing significantly (hypoglycemia). Follow your doctor’s advice and monitor your blood sugar levels regularly.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. Does Tengreat cause weight gain?
No, Tengreat is not known to cause weight gain by itself. However, keeping a healthy weight is an important part of managing diabetes. Consult your doctor if you experience weight gain while taking Tengreat.
Q. Do I still have to manage my diet and exercise while on Tengreat?
Yes, it is important to manage your diet and exercise while taking Tengreat. In addition to medicine, making healthy food choices and being physically active are also important to effectively manage blood sugar levels. You may consult a dietitian and follow a diet chart that suits you best. A well-balanced diet is one part of a healthy lifestyle for people with type 2 diabetes. Additionally, thirty minutes of exercise such as a brisk walk is recommended.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. How long do I need to take Tengreat?
Tengreat only helps to manage your blood sugar levels but does not cure your diabetes. Keep taking Tengreat as long as your doctor recommends it. You may have to take it lifelong. It is important to keep your blood sugar levels under control as any fluctuations in your blood sugar levels may cause serious problems. Therefore, do not stop taking it without talking to your doctor.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. Is Tengreat bad for your kidneys?
No, Tengreat is not bad for your kidneys if your kidney function is normal. However, it is important to inform your doctor if you have, or ever had, any kidney problems. If you have kidney problems, you may need dose modification.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. Is Tengreat safe to be taken for a long term?
Yes, it is safe to take Tengreat for a long time. Its long-term use, which can continue for months, years or even lifelong, has not shown any harmful effects. Keep taking Tengreat as long as your doctor recommends it. Remember, Tengreat only helps to keep your blood sugar levels under control but does not cure your diabetes.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. What if I miss a dose of Tengreat?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If in case you do not remember until it is time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not take two doses of Tengreat at the same time.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. What is the most important information I should know about Tengreat?
Tengreat is safe to use if taken in the dose and duration prescribed by the doctor. However, in rare cases, some serious side effects can also be observed. In some people, Tengreat may cause inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis) which could be severe and can even lead to death. If you experience severe and persistent pain in your stomach area (abdomen), stop the medication and immediately contact your doctor. Tengreat can also cause heart failure. This means the heart is not able to pump blood well enough, therefore, inform your doctor if you have or ever had heart problems before you start taking Tengreat. In addition to that, problems related to kidneys should also be discussed with the doctor.medicineDetail.readMore
Q. What will happen if I accidentally take more than the prescribed dose of Tengreat?
If you have accidentally taken more than the prescribed dose of Tengreat, your blood sugar levels may become too low (hypoglycemia). This hypoglycemia may be mild or severe. Monitor your blood sugar levels more frequently for the next 24 hours. Mild episodes of hypoglycemia (with symptoms like anxiety, sweating, weakness, tremors, fast heartbeat) can usually be corrected with the help of sugary foods such as sugar or glucose candy, fruit juice and glucose/glucon-D. However, it is important to consult your doctor to decide the further course of treatment. More severe episodes of hypoglycemia may even lead to a seizure (fit) or unconsciousness. This can be life-threatening and immediate medical help may be required.medicineDetail.readMore
medicineDetail.introductionTo Tengreat Tablet
Tengreat Tablet is normally prescribed when diet and exercise alone or other medicines do not prove sufficient to control your blood sugar level. Your doctor may prescribe it alone or along with other diabetes medicines. It can be taken with or without food. The dose will depend on your condition, and blood sugar levels. Therefore, you should use it as advised by your doctor.
You should take it regularly at the same time each day to get the most benefit, and you should not stop unless your doctor recommends. This medicine is helping you to control your blood sugar levels and prevent serious complications in the future. It is important to stay on the diet and exercise program recommended by your doctor while taking this medicine. Your lifestyle plays a big part in controlling diabetes.
The most common side effect of taking this medicine is headache. This is usually minor and improves with time. Low blood sugar level (hypoglycemia) is a possible side effect if you are also taking other diabetes medicines like insulin or sulphonylurea, so you need to know how to recognize and deal with it. You can carry sugar or glucose candy to control low blood sugar levels. Contact your doctor if the side effects worry you or if they do not go away.
Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have ever had kidney disease, heart or pancreas problems, or if you drink a lot of alcohol. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Some other medicines you are taking may interfere with this medicines working. So, make sure your doctor knows about all the other medicines you are using. Limit your alcohol intake while taking this medicine because it can increase your risk of developing low blood sugar levels. You may need regular tests such as kidney function and blood glucose levels to check that the medicine is working properly.
medicineDetail.uses Tengreat Tablet
Type 2 diabetes mellitus
- Tengreat Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called DPP-4 inhibitors (or gliptins). It helps increase the amount of insulin your body produces after a meal and to stop your body from releasing too much glucose (sugar) into your blood. This way it lowers the blood glucose levels in your body. It is usually taken once a day and has relatively few common side effects.<br><br>Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, blindness, and loss of limbs. Proper control of diabetes can also reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Taking this medicine regularly along with a proper program of diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life. You should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed.
- Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea
- Upper respiratory tract infection
- Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
medicineDetail.safetyAdvice Tengreat Tablet
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Tengreat Tablet.
Information regarding the use of Tengreat Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.medicineDetail.readMore
Information regarding the use of Tengreat Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.medicineDetail.readMore
Your ability to drive may be affected if your blood sugar is too low or too high. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.medicineDetail.readMore
Tengreat Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Tengreat Tablet is recommended.medicineDetail.readMore
Tengreat Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Tengreat Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.medicineDetail.readMore