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Last Updated: September 13, 2019

Teneligliptin treats type 2 diabetes mellitus. It belongs to a group of medicines called dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors. This works by increasing the amount of insulin released by the pancreas, which helps in lowering the blood glucose levels in the body.

Inform your doctor if you have suffered from kidney or liver problems. If you experience severe joint pain or allergic reactions, stop taking the medicine. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant or breastfeeding. It is a well tolerated and safe anti-diabetic drug which does not cause very low blood sugar levels and weight gain.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Diabetologist before using this medicine.

The medication is used for the treatment of conditions like

  • Type 2 Diabetes

Side effects that can occur because of consuming this medication are

  • Headache

  • Hypoglycaemia (Low Blood Sugar Level)

  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection

  • Nasopharyngitis

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Consult your doctor before consuming liquor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    In case of pregnancy, you must consult the doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Breastfeeding women are advised to consult the doctor before consuming this medication.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of this medication, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Below is the list of medicines, which contains Teneligliptin as ingredient

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An anti-diabetic drug, it is a DPP-4 inhibitor, thus inhibits the release of glucagon, hence heightened the insulin release from pancreas and also lowers the hormones that are responsible for raising the blood sugar levels within the body. This lowers the sugar levels after a meal or fasting.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine


    This medication interacts with Beta blockers, Levothyroxine, MAO inhibitors.

Ques: What is Teneligliptin?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment of conditions such as Type 2 diabetes mellitus, Type 2 diabetes and other conditions. It is a prescribed medication which should only be taken on a prescription.

Ques: What is the use of Teneligliptin?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment, control, and prevention of Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Ques: What are the side effects of Teneligliptin?

Ans: The side effects includes headache, nausea, diarrhea etc.

Ques: Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when using this product?

Ans: If you observe drowsiness, dizziness, hypotension or headache as side-effects when taking Teneligliptin then it may not be safe to drive a vehicle. One should also not drive a vehicle if using the medication which makes you drowsy, your blood-pressure extensively.

Ques: How long do I need to use teneligliptin before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication should be consumed, until the complete eradication of the disease. Thus it is advised to use, till the time directed by your doctor. Also taking this medication longer than it was prescribed, can cause an inadequate effect on the patient's condition. So please consult your doctor.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Teneligliptin?

Ans: This medication is generally used once a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use this medication empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is common to be taken orally and the action of salts involved in this medication, do not depend on whether taking it pre-meal or post-meal. It is advised to consult a doctor before use and take it at a fixed time in a day.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Teneligliptin?

Ans: It should be stored only at room temperature, as keeping this medication above or below that, can cause an inadequate effect. Protect it from moisture and light. Keep this medication away from the reach of children. It is advised to dispose of the expired or unused medication, for avoiding its inadequate effect.
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PhD (Pharmacology) Pursuing, M.Pharma (Pharmacology), B.Pharma - Certificate in Nutrition and Child Care
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About Teneligliptin
What are the uses of Teneligliptin
What are the contraindications of Teneligliptin ?
What are the side effects of Teneligliptin ?
Key highlights of Teneligliptin
What are the dosage instructions?
Medicines containing Teneligliptin
How does this medication work?
What are the interactions of Teneligliptin ?
FAQs about Teneligliptin