Nesina

Active Ingredient(s): Alogliptin
FDA Approved: * January 25, 2013
Pharm Company: * TAKEDA PHARMS USA
Category: Diabetes

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Nesina Overview

Alogliptin (trade name Nesina and Vipidia[1][2]) is an oral anti-diabetic drug in the DPP-4 inhibitor (gliptin) class.[3] Alogliptin does not decrease the risk of heart attack and stroke. Like other members of the gliptin class, it causes little or no weight gain, exhibits relatively little risk of hypoglycemia, and has relatively modest glucose-lowering activity. Alogliptin and other gliptins are commonly used in combination with metformin in p...

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Is it safe to take Nesina with Glimepirde, pioglitazone,and metformin? ## As long as your doctor has prescribed them all to be taken together. It is sometimes necessary for someone to take multiple oral diabetes medications to get their blood sugar under control. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Nesina as possibly including anxiety, nausea, dizziness, blurred vision, hypoglycemia and headache. It may also increase the effects of the Glimepiride, so please watch for low blood sugar levels. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Alogliptin
  • Tablet: 12.5mg, 25mg, 6.25mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Nesina: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 64764-125 Nesina 12.5 mg Oral Tablet by Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.
  • 64764-250 Nesina 25 mg Oral Tablet by Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.
  • 64764-625 Nesina 6.25 mg Oral Tablet by Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Alogliptin or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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Is it safe to take Nesina with Glimepirde, pioglitazone,and metformin? ## As long as your doctor has prescribed them all... 1 reply






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