Metformin + Saxagliptin Tablet - Kombiglyze XR 5mg/1000mg Tablet

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  • Manufactured by: Astra Zeneca
  • Contains / Salt: Saxagliptin (5 mg) + Metformin (1000 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    • Country of Origin: India

    Metformin + Saxagliptin Information

    Metformin + Saxagliptin is an allopathic medicine The correct dosage of Metformin + Saxagliptin depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.



    Metformin + Saxagliptin Benefits & Uses

    Metformin + Saxagliptin is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    • Diabetes Type 2

    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.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage


    Metformin + Saxagliptin Side Effects

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

    Severe

    Common

    Unknown

    • Difficulty breathing

    Metformin + Saxagliptin Related Warnings

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


      There are no side effects of Metformin + Saxagliptin in pregnant women.

      Safe
    • Is the use of Metformin + Saxagliptin safe during breastfeeding?


      Metformin + Saxagliptin does not show any harmful effects in lactating women.

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


      There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Metformin + Saxagliptin. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

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


      Metformin + Saxagliptin may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

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


      Effects of Metformin + Saxagliptin on heart can be severe. It is not safe to use 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 -

    Severe

    Moderate



    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 -



    Frequently asked Questions about Metformin + Saxagliptin

    • Is this Metformin + Saxagliptin habit forming or addictive?


      No, you will not get addicted to Metformin + Saxagliptin.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      Metformin + Saxagliptin does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

      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 is safe.

      Safe
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Metformin + Saxagliptin


      Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol while taking Metformin + Saxagliptin as it can have severe side effects.

      Severe


    Frequently asked Questions about Metformin + Saxagliptin

    Question over 5 years ago

    What are the uses of Metformin + Saxagliptin?

    Dr. Haleema Yezdani MBBS , General Physician

    Metformin + Saxagliptin is used with a proper diet and exercise program, to treat diabetes. It is also used with other medication to reduce the high blood sugar. It is used in a patient with type2 diabetes. It is also used in the treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) and cancer.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Does Metformin + Saxagliptin cause low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)?

    Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

    Yes, Metformin + Saxagliptin can cause low blood sugar (hypoglycemia). However, this can also occur if you delay or miss a meal, drink alcohol, exercise more than usual, can't eat due to stomach upset, and taking other antidiabetic medicine with metformin. So, regular monitoring of blood glucose level is needed and be cautious of symptoms of hypoglycemia, always keep glucose-rich food with you. 

    Question over 5 years ago

    What is Metformin + Saxagliptin?

    Dr. Uday Nath Sahoo MBBS , Internal Medicine

    Metformin + Saxagliptin contain metformin, is an oral antidiabetic drug which belongs to the class of biguanide. It is the first-line medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, particularly in people who are overweight. It is also used in the treatment of polycystic ovary syndrome. Moreover, it also reduces the risk of cardiovascular complications of diabetes.

    Question about 5 years ago

    Can I take alcohol with Metformin + Saxagliptin?

    Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

    No, you should not take alcohol with Metformin + Saxagliptin, because it can cause serious side effects which includes hypoglycemia (low blood sugar). The risk of hypoglycemia is higher when you're drinking and taking Metformin + Saxagliptin than if you're just taking Metformin + Saxagliptin. Some of the signs of hypoglycemia include dizziness, confusion, and drowsiness.

    Question over 5 years ago

    How to use Metformin + Saxagliptin?

    ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

    Metformin + Saxagliptin should be taken with food to reduce stomach and bowel side effects, which may experience the first few weeks of treatment. Also, exercise regularly and test for sugar in your blood or urine as directed.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience


    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Glucophage® (metformin hydrochloride)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 275-276

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 825-826

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Onglyza (saxagliptin)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 275-276

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1125-1126



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