Onglyza 2.5 mg

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Onglyza 2.5 mg Tablet is an antidiabetic medicine used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in adult patients. Patients are advised to follow a strict diet and exercise.

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Onglyza 2.5 mg

Description Of Onglyza 2.5 mg

Onglyza 2.5 mg Tablet is an antidiabetic medicine used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes in adult patients. Patients are advised to follow a strict diet and exercise regimen along with this medicine for the best possible effect. This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with type 1 diabetes and diabetic ketoacidosis.

Onglyza 2.5 mg Chemical Name


Onglyza 2.5 mg Manufacturer

Astra Zeneca Pharma India Ltd.

Uses of Onglyza 2.5 mg

Saxagliptin is used with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar in people with type 2 diabetes. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems. Proper control of diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke.

What is Onglyza 2.5 mg?

Onglyza 2.5Mg Tablet is a dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor. It is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is a type of antidiabetic medication used in case proper diet and exercise alone is not sufficient to control and curb diabetes. Onglyza 2.5Mg Tablet works by stimulating increase in the insulin secretion and decrease in sugar produced by your body.

If you have type 1 dibetes, have diabetic ketoacidiosis (high levels of blood ketone), or if you are allergic to Onglyza 2.5Mg Tablet or any ingredient in it then you should refrain from using it. You should consult you doctor first, before using Onglyza 2.5Mg Tablet if you are pregnant, plan on becoming pregnant, breastfeeding, have history of pancreatitis or angioedema, or if you are taking any medicines, supplements or herbal preparations.

How is Onglyza 2.5 mg used?

Read the Medication Guide and, if available, the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start using saxagliptin and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once daily.

The manufacturer directs not to split/cut the tablet before taking it. However, many similar drugs (immediate-release tablets) can be split/cut. Follow your doctor's directions on how to take this medication.

Onglyza 2.5 mg Indications

Take Onglyza 2.5 mg Tablet with or without food. Do not crush or chew the tablet. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

Onglyza 2.5 mg Dosage

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.


Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.

Contraindication Of Onglyza 2.5 mg

  • Clozapine
  • Amiodarone
  • Captopril
  • Acetazolamide
  • Gatifloxacin
  • Benazepril
  • Bexarotene

Adverse effects Of Onglyza 2.5 mg

  • Anxiety
  • Blurred vision
  • Chills
  • Confusion
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Runny Nose
  • Sneezing
  • Rapid weight gain
  • Fever
  • Vomiting

Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Onglyza 2.5 mg

Pregnancy - This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding - This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. If the medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired side effects is recommended.

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