Drug ID: 1d00000060
Drug Name: Alogliptin
Generic Names: Kazano | Nesina | Oseni
Legal Status: Non Opioid Prescription only drug
Indication for Mother: Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.
Recommended Dose: The initial dose is based on patient’s condition. Maximum recommended dose is 25/2000mg.
Recommended In: This medication is an anti-diabetic drug, prescribed for type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Directions For Use: It comes as a tablet to take by mouth (1.2.5/500mg), two times per day with food.
Storage: Store it at room temperature (20°C to 25°C).
Dosage Forms: Tablet
Side Effects: Most Common - Upper respiratory tract infection, heart attack, throat inflammation, diarrhea, high blood pressure, headache, back pain and urinary tract infection.
Miscellaneous - Nausea, vomiting, flatulence, weakness, indigestion and abdominal discomfort.
In Case of Overdose: If you take too much alogliptin, call your healthcare provider or local Poison Control Center, or seek emergency medical attention right away.
Avoid If: Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver impairment, acute pancreatitis, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Patient may develop with increased risk of liver failure (sometimes fatal); monitor liver functions and complete blood counts regularly while taking this medication.
Follow the diet and exercise program instructed by your healthcare provider.
Contraindicated to patients with kidney impairment, metabolic acidosis, diabetic ketoacidosis, and hypersensitivity.
Drug Interaction: No significant drug interactions have been identified, however, you should tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Not all drug interactions are known or reported and new drug interactions are continually being reported.