Onglyza (Saxagliptin) - 2.5mg (28 Tablets)

Onglyza

SAXAGLIPTIN (AS HYDROCHLORIDE)

* Our best price : £ 61.19

Onglyza (Saxagliptin) is used to treat NIDDM (non-insulin dependent diabetes, more commonly known as type 2 diabetes). This medication is in a class of drugs known as DPP-4 inhibitors. It works by increasing the amount of incretin hormones in the body. These hormones help to make the pancreas produce insulin, which is important in controlling blood sugar levels. It also helps to lessen production of glucagon, a hormone which increases glucose production.

Brand Name : Onglyza
Active Ingredients : SAXAGLIPTIN (AS HYDROCHLORIDE)
Manufacturer : Bristol-Myers Squibb
Country of Origin : Italy
Intended Patient : Unisex
Onglyza (Saxagliptin) - 2.5mg (28 Tablets) Onglyza (Saxagliptin) - 2.5mg (28 Tablets) Onglyza (Saxagliptin) - 2.5mg (28 Tablets)
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Description


Main Use Active Ingredient Marketed Name
Treating patients affected by type 2 diabetes Saxagliptin Onglyza

Uses
Onglyza (Saxagliptin) is used to treat NIDDM (non-insulin dependent diabetes, more commonly known as type 2 diabetes). This medication is in a class of drugs known as DPP-4 inhibitors. It works by increasing the amount of incretin hormones in the body. These hormones help to make the pancreas produce insulin, which is important in controlling blood sugar levels. It also helps to lessen production of glucagon, a hormone which increases glucose production. By controlling diabetes, this drug can help to prevent serious health complications.

Dosage and Administration
Onglyza (Saxagliptin) tablets are taken orally. It is essential that you consult your doctor before taking this medication so that the correct dosage can be prescribed. Your doctor may tell you to take it once per day. These tablets may be taken with or without food, however you should try to take it at the same time every day. Although this medication can treat and control diabetes, it will not cure it. It is necessary to continue taking it in order for it to control blood sugar levels.

Side effects
If you are undergoing treatment with Onglyza (Saxagliptin) it is important that you are aware of the possibility of side effects occurring, such as:

  • Nasal congestion or a runny nose
  • Pain when urinating
  • Stomach pain
  • Sore throat
  • Diarrhoea

Even though the above mentioned side effects are considered to be relatively common, it is still necessary that you tell your doctor if they become more serious. There is also a slight risk of more severe and potentially dangerous side effects occurring. You must immediately see your doctor if you notice inflammation of the feet, bruising, bleeding, severe stomach pain, back pain or any other side effects not mentioned here.

Precautions
You should limit or avoid alcoholic beverages while you are being treated with this medication, as alcohol can increase the risk of hypoglycaemia and pancreatitis.

If you have a history of kidney disease, pancreatitis, gallstones, alcohol abuse or high blood fat levels, you must inform your doctor of this before you begin taking this drug.

Seek immediate emergency medical attention if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms to watch for, which may be indicative of a reaction, include skin rashes, hives, swelling of the face or limbs, trouble breathing, and trouble swallowing.

Always use Onglyza (Saxagliptin) as you have been prescribed by your doctor. Never self-medicate or change your dosage without first consulting your doctor. The correct dosage can vary depending on your health, medical history, and the severity of the condition being treated.

This medication may not be safe for all patients. Before you begin using it always disclose the following to your doctor:

  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you suffer from any allergies.
  • If you suffer from any other health conditions or illnesses.
  • If you are using any other medicine (including all non-prescription).
  • If you are using any supplements, vitamins, or herbal products of any kind.

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