10 LI 20mg Tablets contains Teneligliptin which belongs to the group of medicines called Anti-diabetic drugs. It is used to treat type II diabetes mellitus in adults in addition to proper diet, exercise and lifestyle changes.
Type II diabetes mellitus is a chronic disease associated with abnormally high levels of glucose in the blood due to inadequate production of a hormone called insulin (produced by the pancreas to metabolize glucose) or due to inadequate sensitivity of body cells to the actions of insulin. Before taking 10 LI 20mg Tablets, inform your doctor if you have any liver or heart problems.
You must also inform your doctor if you have hormonal problems, stomach problems (surgery in the gut) or if you are malnourished, starved, on an irregular diet.
10 LI 20mg Tablets is not suitable for use in patients with type I diabetes mellitus. Consult your doctor before taking 10 LI 20mg Tablets if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. One of the most common side effects of taking 10 LI 20mg Tablets is hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels) which can be identified by symptoms such as increased hunger, sweating, shakiness, weakness, or an irregular heartbeat.
To avoid this, your doctor will periodically monitor your blood sugar levels and adjust the dose of 10 LI 20mg Tablet accordingly. You can also carry a sugary snack (such as biscuits, glucose drinks or sweet candies) along with you as a precaution and have them immediately if you experience any signs of low blood sugar levels. However, consult your doctor if there is no improvement in your condition. Other common side effects of taking 10 LI 20mg Tablet are headache, dizziness, and constipation.
10 LI 20mg Tablet lowers blood glucose levels by blocking the actions of an enzyme called dipeptidyl peptidase (DPP)-4 that regulates the secretion of insulin in the body. As a result, it improves insulin production and helps in the digestion of circulating blood glucose. It can also regulate blood sugar levels post-meal by controlling glucagon secretion.
Side Effects of 10 LI 20mg
Common Side Effects
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar levels)
Serious Side Effects
Severe Allergic Reactions
Dosage of 10 LI 20
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Dosage: 10 tablets
Tablet Strength: 20 mg each
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Administration: [Any specific instructions for taking the tablets, e.g., with food, without food, with water, etc.]
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How to Manage Side Effects
Consult your Healthcare Provider
Follow Dosage Instructions
Take with Food or Water
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Avoid Alcohol or Certain Foods
Monitor Your Symptoms
Warning & Precautions
Alcohol and Drugs
Driving and Operating Machinery:
Keep Out of Reach
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is 10 LI 20mg Tablet used for?
Ans. 10 LI 20mg Tablets contains Teneligliptin which is used to treat type II diabetes (high blood sugar levels) in adults, that cannot be controlled by diet and exercise alone. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
2. Is 10 LI 20mg Tablet safe to use in pregnancy?
Ans. 10 LI 20mg Tablets should be used in pregnant women only if prescribed by the physician. Your doctor may prescribe 10 LI 20mg Tablets for you after evaluating the risks and benefits ratio. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.
3. What precautions do I need to follow while taking 10 LI 20mg Tablets?
Ans. Before taking 10 LI 20mg Tablets, inform your doctor if you have any liver or heart problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have hormonal problems, stomach problems (surgery in the gut) or if you are malnourished. 10 LI 20mg Tablet is not suitable for use in patients with type I diabetes mellitus. Consult your doctor before taking 10 LI 20mg Tablet if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant. During therapy with 10 LI 20mg Tablets, follow the diet and lifestyle changes instructed by your doctor. Always carry a sugary snack (such as biscuits, glucose drinks or sweet candies) along with you as a precaution and have them immediately if you experience any signs of hypoglycemia.
4. Can I take medication for high blood pressure along with 10 LI 20mg Tablets?
Ans. No. It is not advisable to take medicines to control blood pressure while taking 10 LI 20mg Tablets without consulting your doctor. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking any antihypertensive such as beta-blockers (Ex. atenolol, propranolol) along with 10 LI 20 TABLET as they have known interactions with 10 LI 20mg Tablet.