Kombiglyze XR Saxagliptin Hydrochloride/Metformin Hydrochloride and/or alternatives
Kombiglyze XR 5/500mgManufacturer: Astra Zeneca Source Country : India
Shipped from : Mauritius
Kombiglyze XR 2.5/1000mgManufacturer: Bristol-Myers Squibb Co Source Country : Australia
Shipped from : Australia
Kombiglyze XR 5/1000mgManufacturer: Astra Zeneca Source Country : India
Shipped from : India
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Description of Kombiglyze XR
Kombiglyze XR is used to treat type 2 diabetes. It is a combination of metformin and saxagliptin. The generic names of the medicine are Metformin and Saxagliptin.
You must buy Kombiglyze XR only as per the prescription of your doctor. Read the instructions carefully on the leaflet. If you have any doubts, ask your doctor or pharmacist. Take the tablet with meals. Don’t crush, chew or break the tablet. Breaking the Kombiglyze XR tablet may result in excess discharge of the drug. Swallow it whole with a full glass of water.
Indications & Dosage of Kombiglyze XR
Kombiglyze XR contains oral diabetes medicines, which are metformin and saxagliptin. Both control blood sugar in the body. Metformin works by reducing the glucose production in the liver and also decreases the absorption of glucose by the intestines. Saxagliptin regulates the production of insulin in the body after eating.
The dosage of Kombiglyze XR depends on factors such as the patient’s medical condition, kidney functioning and the response to treatment. The maximum recommended dosage of the drug is 5 mg of saxagliptin and 2000 mg of metformin per day. Don’t miss the appointment with your doctor as he/she will adjust the dosage depending on your blood sugar level. Taking the drug may result in low blood sugar or hypoglycemia. The symptoms of hypoglycemia are headache, weakness, tremor, sweating, hunger and trouble concentrating. Always keep a source of sugar ready next to you while taking Kombiglyze XR. The sugar source can be a candy, orange juice, glucose gel or milk. You must not miss any dose of Kombiglyze XR. In case you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, avoid the missed dose. Don’t take an overdose of the drug. In case of an overdose, seek immediate medical attention. The symptoms of an overdose are weakness, sleepiness, fainting, lightheadedness, muscle pain and slow heart rate.
You must store at Kombiglyze XR at room temperature away from moisture, heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
Side Effects & Interactions of Kombiglyze XR
Less serious side effects of Kombiglyze XR are:
- Mild nausea and diarrhea
- Cold symptoms such as stuffed nose, runny nose and sneezing
Serious side effects of Kombiglyze XR are:
- Weakness or muscle pain
- Cold feeling in the arms and legs
- Trouble breathing
- Stomach pain, nausea and vomiting
- Irregular heartbeat
- Severe dizziness and drowsiness
- Rapid weight gain
- Pain or burning while urinating
Contact your doctor at the earliest if you continue to experience the serious side effects.
The following drugs may interact with Kombiglyze XR:
You must tell your doctor about all your previous and present medications before using Kombiglyze XR.
Warnings & Precautions of Kombiglyze XR
You must not buy Kombiglyze XR if you have:
- A history of liver disease
- A history of heart disease
- An allergy to any of the ingredients in it
You must not use Kombiglyze XR if you are over the age of 80.
Using Kombiglyze XR during pregnancy will not harm the unborn child. However, talk to your doctor before using the drug if you are pregnant. The medicine will pass into breast milk. Don’t use Kombiglyze XR if you are breastfeeding.