Macsita 50 Tab 10’S

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CompositionSitagliptin (50mg)
ManufacturerMacleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Macsita 50 Tablet is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is used together with a healthy diet and regular exercise to control blood sugar levels. This helps to prevent serious complications of diabetes like kidney damage and blindness.

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️Prescription Required

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CompositionSitagliptin (50mg)
ManufacturerMacleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Product Description
Macsita 50 Tab 10’S belongs to the class of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors used in treating type 2 diabetes in adults. Macsita 50 Tab 10’S is prescribed for the condition of type 2 diabetes when diet and exercise alone cannot control their blood sugar levels. It is the first-line therapy for patients with type 2 diabetes that restores the body’s response to insulin. Insulin is the hormone that controls sugar levels in your blood. People with type 2 diabetes either do not produce enough insulin, or the insulin produced cannot perform its function in the body (insulin resistance). Middle-aged or older individuals are most likely to suffer from type 2 diabetes, so it is also known as adult-onset diabetes.

Macsita 50 Tab 10’S contains sitagliptin. Macsita 50 Tab 10’S work by blocking the action of DPP-4 (an enzyme which destroys the hormone ‘Incretin’). The enzyme ‘Incretins’ helps produce more insulin only when required and reduces blood sugar produced by the liver when not needed.

Macsita 50 Tab 10’S should be taken with food or an empty stomach. However, it should be taken at the same time of the day each time for the best results. For better advice, your doctor will decide what dose should be taken, which can change quickly depending on your condition. The most common side effect of Macsita 50 Tab 10’S is hypoglycaemia (low blood glucose levels), upper respiratory tract infection, nasopharyngitis (infection of the nose and throat with common cold) and headache.

Caution:
Macsita 50 Tab 10’S should not be used in patients with type 1 diabetes and for treating diabetic ketoacidosis. Macsita 50 Tab 10’S should not be stopped even if you feel better without consulting your doctor as the sugar levels change. If you stop taking Macsita 50 Tab 10’S abruptly, it may increase your sugar levels which could further increase the risk of eyesight loss (retinopathy), kidney (nephropathy) and nerve damage (neuropathy). Macsita 50 Tab 10’S should not be taken if you have severe kidney or liver disease.

Please inform your doctor if you have any heart disease or planning to get pregnant or breastfeed. Prolonged intake of Macsita 50 Tab 10’S may cause acute pancreatitis (swollen pancreas) and critical kidney problem. Increased risk of hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level) can occur when Macsita 50 Tab 10’S is added to other anti-diabetic agents or insulin therapy. In this case, your doctor may adjust the dose of Macsita 50 Tab 10’S. Severe allergic reactions might occur in some patients taking Macsita 50 Tab 10’S like anaphylaxis, angioedema (swelling under the skin), and exfoliative skin conditions, including Stevens-Johnson syndrome.

The safety and efficacy of Macsita 50 Tab 10’S in children under 18 years have not been established, so it should not be given to them. Patients taking digoxin (a heart medicine) with Macsita 50 Tab 10’S should be closely monitored as severe drug interaction has been observed.

Uses of Macsita 50 Tab 10’S
Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Medicinal Benefits
Macsita 50 Tab 10’S work by blocking the action of DPP-4 (an enzyme which destroys the hormone ‘Incretin’). The enzyme ‘Incretins’ helps produce more insulin only when required and reduces blood sugar produced by the liver when not needed. Thus, Macsita 50 Tab 10’S plays a vital role in controlling blood sugar levels and prevents serious complications of diabetes like eyesight loss (retinopathy), kidney (nephropathy), nerve damage (neuropathy), diabetic foot ulcer and delayed wound healing.

Directions for Use
Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.

Storage
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Macsita 50 Tab 10’S

  • Hypoglycaemia (low blood glucose levels)
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Nasopharyngitis (infection of nose and throat with common cold)
  • Headache

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