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Metformin + Saxagliptin

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Metformin + Saxagliptin Benefits & Uses

Metformin + Saxagliptin is used to treat the following -

  1. टाइप 2 मधुमेह
  2. Diabetes Primary

Metformin + Saxagliptin Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Metformin + Saxagliptin

Metformin
Saxagliptin

Metformin + Saxagliptin Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Metformin + Saxagliptin is used -

  1. Difficulty breathing
  2. Dizziness Severe
  3. Stomach ache Severe
  4. Nausea or vomiting
  5. Muscle Ache Severe
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Pancreatic inflammation
  8. Difficulty swallowing
  9. Skin Rash Severe
  10. Allergic reaction
  11. Headache Common
  12. Change in vision
  13. Rapid heart rate (pulse)

Metformin + Saxagliptin Related Warnings

Is the use of Metformin + Saxagliptin safe for pregnant women?

Metformin + Saxagliptin is safe to take during pregnancy.

Safe

Is the use of Metformin + Saxagliptin safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women can safely use Metformin + Saxagliptin.

Safe

What is the effect of Metformin + Saxagliptin on the Kidneys?

Metformin + Saxagliptin can have moderate side effects on the kidney. If you notice any harmful effects, stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Metformin + Saxagliptin on the Liver?

Metformin + Saxagliptin can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

Moderate

What is the effect of Metformin + Saxagliptin on the Heart?

Use of Metformin + Saxagliptin may be dangerous for the heart. Do not use it without doctor's advice.

Severe

Severe Interaction of Metformin + Saxagliptin with Other Drugs

Metformin + Saxagliptin should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Metformin + Saxagliptin Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Metformin + Saxagliptin unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Kidney Disease
  2. Alcoholism
  3. Heart Disease
  4. Allergy
  5. Angioedema
  6. Diabetic Ketoacidosis

Frequently asked Questions about Metformin + Saxagliptin

Is this Metformin + Saxagliptin habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Metformin + Saxagliptin is addictive.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Metformin + Saxagliptin as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but take Metformin + Saxagliptin only as per medical advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Metformin + Saxagliptin for mental disorders.

No

Metformin + Saxagliptin Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Metformin + Saxagliptin

Taking Metformin + Saxagliptin with food does not harm your health.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Metformin + Saxagliptin

Consumption of alcohol and Metformin + Saxagliptin together may have severe effects on your health.

Severe
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Glucophage® (metformin hydrochloride)
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 275-276
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 825-826
  4. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Onglyza (saxagliptin)
  5. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 275-276
  6. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1125-1126
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