Onglyza 5 mg
Onglyza 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.
Onglyza 5 mg
Description Of Onglyza 5 mg
Onglyza 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 5 mg Chemical Name
Onglyza 5 mg Manufacturer
Astra Zeneca Pharma India Ltd.
Uses of Onglyza 5 mg
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth with or without food. The recommended dose is 2.5 mg or 5 mg once daily taken.
What is Onglyza 5 mg?
Onglyza (saxagliptin) is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. It works by regulating the levels of insulin your body produces after eating.
Onglyza is for people with type 2 diabetes. It is sometimes used in combination with other diabetes medications, but is not for treating type 1 diabetes.
Onglyza may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
How Onglyza 5 mg working
Saxagliptin raises insulin secretion from the pancreas and lowers sugar. It lowers sugar
How is Onglyza 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.The dosage is based on your medical condition, response to treatment, and other medications you may be taking. Be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).Take this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. Carefully follow the medication treatment plan, meal plan, and exercise program your doctor has recommended.
Onglyza 5 mg Indications
Take Onglyza 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 5 mg Dosage
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 5 mg
Adverse effects Of Onglyza 5 mg
In addition to its intended effect, Onglyza 5Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
- Upper respiratory tract infection
- Hypoglycaemia (Low blood sugar level) in combination with insulin or sulphonylurea
Special Precautions And Related Warnings Of Onglyza 5 mg
If you have an allergy to saxagliptin or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs. If you have any of these health problems: Acidic blood problem or type 1 diabetes.
Storage Conditions for Onglyza 5 mg
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.