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Sitagliptin and Metformin

What If I Take an Overdose of Sitagliptin and Metformin?

People who take too much sitagliptin and metformin may have overdose symptoms that could include:
  • Low blood sugar (see Janumet and Blood Sugar)
  • Lactic acidosis, due to the metformin component (see Metformin and Lactic Acidosis)
  • Fainting
  • Shakiness
  • Fast heartbeat (tachycardia)
  • Confusion
  • Sweating
  • Muscle pain
  • Trouble breathing
  • Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
  • Feeling cold
  • Dizziness
  • Slow or irregular heartbeat.
If you happen to overdose on sitagliptin and metformin, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Janumet Overdose for more information.)

Storage Methods for Sitagliptin and Metformin

Sitagliptin and metformin should be stored at room temperature away from moisture or heat. The tablets should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep sitagliptin and metformin and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Sitagliptin and Metformin?

If you do not take sitagliptin and metformin as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

Strengths of Sitagliptin and Metformin

Sitagliptin and metformin tablets are available in two strengths:
  • Sitagliptin and metformin 50 mg/500 mg tablets -- containing 50 mg sitagliptin and 500 mg metformin
  • Sitagliptin and metformin 50 mg/1000 mg tablets -- containing 50 mg sitagliptin and 1000 mg metformin.
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