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Generic :  Linagliptin (5mg)

Treatment : Diabetes Mellitus Type 2

Pack size  : 10 (Tablet)

Manufacturer : Lupin Ltd

Made In : INDIA



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Ondero 5mg Tablet is a medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It is used together with a healthy diet and regular exercise to control blood sugar levels. This helps to prevent serious complications of diabetes like kidney damage and blindness.

Ondero 5mg Tablet is normally prescribed when diet and exercise alone or other medicines do not prove sufficient to control your blood sugar level. Your doctor may prescribe it alone or in combination with other diabetes medicines. It can be taken with or without food.

The dose will depend on your condition and blood sugar levels. Use it strictly as advised by your doctor. Do not stop taking the medicine unless your doctor recommends it. It is important to stay on the diet and exercise program recommended by your doctor while taking this medicine. Your lifestyle plays a big part in controlling diabetes.

Before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have ever had kidney disease, heart disease, or pancreas problems. Some other medicines you are taking may interfere with this medicine’s working. So, make sure your doctor knows about all the other medicines you are using.

Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking it. Limit your alcohol intake while taking this medicine because it can increase your risk of developing low blood sugar levels. You may need regular tests such as kidney function and blood glucose levels to check that the medicine is working properly.



In Treatment of Type 2 diabetes mellitus

Ondero 5mg Tablet belongs to a group of medicines called DPP-4 inhibitors (or gliptins). It helps increase the amount of insulin your body produces after a meal and to stop your body from releasing too much glucose (sugar) into your blood. This way it lowers the blood glucose levels in your body. It is usually taken once a day and has relatively few common side effects.

Lowering blood glucose levels is an essential part of managing diabetes. If you can control the level you will reduce the risk of getting any of the serious complications of diabetes such as kidney damage, blindness, and loss of limbs. Proper control of diabetes can also reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Taking this medicine regularly along with a proper program of diet and exercise will help you live a normal, healthy life. You should keep using it for as long as it is prescribed.



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. Ondero 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.



Ondero 5mg Tablet is an antidiabetic 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.





It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Ondero 5mg Tablet.


Ondero 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breast feeding

Ondero 5mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.


Ondero 5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.


Ondero 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ondero 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, Ondero 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) and those on dialysis.


Ondero 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Ondero 5mg Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Ondero 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.


Interaction with drugs

Using the below medicines along with Ondero Tablet may reduce the efficacy or cause side effects.

  • Betamethasone : (SERIOUS)
  • Deflazacort : (SERIOUS)
  • Collagen Peptide : (SERIOUS)
  • Propranolol : (SERIOUS)
  • Pancreatin : (SERIOUS)
  • Paroxetine : (SERIOUS)
  • Methylprednisolone : (SERIOUS)
  • Escitalopram Oxalate : (SERIOUS)
  • Hydrocortisone : (SERIOUS)



If you miss a dose of Ondero 5mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.


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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Ondero

  • Hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level)
  • Nasopharyngitis (inflammation of the throat and nasal passages)
  • Cough
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Pancreatic inflammation


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Q. What is Ondero 5mg Tablet used for?

Ondero 5mg Tablet is used to lower blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes. In these patients, the body does not make enough insulin or is not able to use the produced insulin properly. Ondero 5mg Tablet is used in patients whose blood sugar levels cannot be adequately controlled with one oral anti-diabetic medicine. It should be taken along with a balanced diet combined with exercise. Ondero 5mg Tablet may be used together with other anti-diabetic medicines such as metformin, sulphonylureas (e.g. glimepiride, glipizide), empagliflozin, or insulin.

Q. When should I take Ondero 5mg Tablet? What if I miss a dose?

Ondero 5mg Tablet can be taken with or without food at any time of the day. If a dose is missed, it should be taken as soon as the patient remembers. A double dose should not be taken on the same day.

Q. Is Ondero 5mg Tablet bad for kidneys?

No, there is no evidence that Ondero 5mg Tablet is bad for kidneys. It can be used without any dose adjustment in patients with renal impairment.

Q. Is Ondero 5mg Tablet safe to be taken for a long time?

Yes, it is safe to take Ondero 5mg Tablet for a long time. Its long-term use which can be months or even years has not shown any harmful effects.

Q. For how long I have to take Ondero 5mg Tablet? Can I stop the medication?

You should keep taking Ondero 5mg Tablet as directed by your doctor. You may have to take it for the rest of your life depending on how well you can tolerate it. Do not abruptly stop taking the medicine, as it keeps your blood sugar levels under control and prevents health problems which may cause serious problems if left unchecked.


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Pack size  – 10

Pack form  – tablet

Weight  – 5 (gms)

Dimensions  – 7 (cm) x 18 (cm) x 0.5 (cm)


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 Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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