Istavel 25mg Tablet Description:
Istavel 25mg Tablet is an anti-diabetic 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.
Istavel 25mg Tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is used in addition to diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.
Headache, Upper respiratory tract infection, Hypoglycaemia (low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea, Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages).
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. Istavel 25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Is Istavel a statin?
No, Istavel is not a statin. Istavel is an antidiabetic drug and it belongs to the class of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors. while Statin is a class of lipid-lowering drugs.
Is Istavel safe?
Istavel is safe to use when taken for a prescribed duration in the dose advised by a doctor. However, you can experience some common side effects at the prescribed dose also, like a headache, upper respiratory tract infection, nasopharyngitis and hypoglycemia (Low blood sugar level) when used along with insulin or sulphonylureas.
Is Istavel a blood thinner?
No, Istavel is not a blood thinner. Istavel is an antidiabetic drug and it belongs to the class of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors.
When can I stop taking Istavel ?
Do not stop taking Istavel until advised by your doctor as this can lead to a sudden rise in your blood sugar levels. However, in case you experience stomach pain while taking Istavel, immediately stop taking it and inform your doctor.