In Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Trajenta 5mg 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.
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.
SIDE EFFECTS OF TRAJENTA TABLET
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if youâ€™re worried about them
Common side effects of Trajenta
- Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
- Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
HOW TO USE TRAJENTA TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Trajenta 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
HOW TRAJENTA TABLET WORKS
Trajenta 5mg Tablet is an antidiabetic medication. It works by increasing the release of insulin from the pancreas and decreasing the hormones that raise blood sugar levels. This reduces the fasting and postmeal sugar levels.