Onglyza 2.5mg Tablet 14'S

Diabetes Rx required

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MRP ₹546.00
(Inclusive of all taxes) *14 Tablet(s) in a Strip * Mfr: Astrazeneca Pharma India Ltd * Country of Origin: India
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INTRODUCTION

ONGLYZA 2.5MG contains Saxagliptin which belongs to a group of medicines called oral anti-diabetics. They help to control the level of sugar in your blood. Type 2 diabetes is a condition in which your body does not make enough insulin, and the insulin that your body produces does not work and also make too much sugar. When this happens, sugar (glucose) builds up in the blood. It is used for adult patients aged 18 years and older with type 2 diabetes, if the disease cannot be adequately controlled with one oral anti-diabetic medicine, diet and exercise. It is used alone or together with insulin or other anti-diabetic medicines. Exercise regularly and maintain diet as recommended by your doctor.

Take ONGLYZA 2.5MG according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow the medicine whole, do not crush or chew. It can be taken with or without food. It is not recommended for children and adolescents below 18 years of age. Do not drive or handle any machines while taking this medicine as it may cause dizziness. Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have liver, kidney, heart problems and pregnant or breastfeeding. The common side effects are headache, respiratory and urinary tract infection.

USES OF ONGLYZA 2.5MG

  • Treat type 2 diabetes

HOW ONGLYZA 2.5MG WORKS

ONGLYZA 2.5MG works by increasing the insulin amount produced by the body after meals when blood sugar is high.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take ONGLYZA 2.5MG according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow the medicine whole, do not crush or chew. It can be taken with or without food.

SIDE EFFECTS OF ONGLYZA 2.5MG

SERIOUS

  • low blood sugar
  • severe joint pain
  • inflamed pancreas

COMMON

  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • urinary tract infection
  • headache

RARE

  • serious allergic reaction

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Headache:

Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

ONGLYZA 2.5MG is not recommended for use in pregnant women or planning to get pregnant. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

ONGLYZA 2.5MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or handle any machines while taking this medicine as it may cause dizziness.

KIDNEY

ONGLYZA 2.5MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

ONGLYZA 2.5MG is not recommended in patients with severe liver diseases. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Saxagliptin or any other ingredients of this medicine.

OTHERS

Inform your doctor if you have or had,

  • type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis
  • pancreatic disease
  • other medical conditions

INTERACTIONS

Inform your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following,

  • carbamazepine, phenobarbital or phenytoin (used to control fits or chronic pain)
  • dexamethasone (used to treat inflammation)
  • rifampicin (used to treat infections like tuberculosis)
  • ketoconazole (used to treat fungal infections)
  • diltiazem (used to lower blood pressure)

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Saxagliptin
Pharmacological Category :   Dipeptidyl Peptidase 4 (DPP-4) Inhibitor
Therapeutic Indication :   Type 2 diabetes mellitus
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

Store at room temperature and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT ONGLYZA 2.5MG

What is ONGLYZA 2.5MG used to treat?

It is used to treat type 2 diabetes, where the body does not make enough insulin, or the insulin that it makes does not work properly. This can cause high blood sugar levels.

Can ONGLYZA 2.5MG be used with other diabetes medications?

Yes. It can be used alone or in combination with other diabetes medicines. Consult your doctor for advice.

Is ONGLYZA 2.5MG safe for a long time?

It is safe if used in the dose and duration directed by your doctor.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Insulin, oral hypoglycaemic drugs and glucagon: Hormones and related drugs. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page - 275.

2. Powers AC, D Alessio D. Endocrine Pancreas and Pharmacotherapy of Diabetes Mellitus and Hypoglycemia. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. Page - 1264.

3. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. Page - 1248 - 1249.

4. Darshan J. Dave. Saxagliptin: A dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus: Journal of pharmacology and pharmacotherapeutics, Oct-Dec 2011; [Accessed Nov 17, 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3198516/#:~:text=Saxagliptin%2C%20a%20reversible%2C%20competitive%20dipeptidyl,and%20decreases%20secretion%20of%20glucagon

5. AstraZeneca UK Limited, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC) [Revised March 2020] [Accessed Nov 17, 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.6675.pdf

6. AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, 2009; U.S. Food & Drug Administration [Accessed Nov 17, 2020] https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2017/022350s018lbl.pdf

7. AstraZeneca AB. [Accessed Nov 17, 2020] https://www.ema.europa.eu/en/documents/product-information/onglyza-epar-product-information_en.pdf

USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • Glucose - Fasting Blood
  • Glucose - Postprandial Blood
  • Glycosylated Hemoglobin

Manufacturer/Marketer Details

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    NA
    Item Weight
    25
    No. of Units in a Kit
    NA
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Onglyza 2.5mg Tablet 14'S

Onglyza 2.5mg Tablet 14'S Mfr: Astrazeneca Pharma India Ltd

M.R.P.: Rs.546.00
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