Kombiglyze XR (Kombiglyze XR)5/500 Mg – 28 tablet

Kombiglyze XR (Kombiglyze XR)5/500 Mg – 28 tablet

$61.01

Each Kombiglyze contains 5mg Saxagliptin and 1000 mg Metformin 28 tablets. It is used to lower blood sugar in patients with high blood sugar (diabetes).

ATC Classification: A10BD10
Active Ingrediant: Saxagliptin and Metformin
Generic Name: Kombiglyze XR
Manufacturer: Bristol Myers
Strength: 5/500 Mg
Dosage Type: TABLET XR
Packaging Type: Foil in Box
Contains: 28 Tabs

Description

Saxagliptin and Metformin Information

What is this drug used for?

• It is used to lower blood sugar in patients with high blood sugar (diabetes).

 

Possible side effects

Saxagliptin and Metformin may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:

• Upset stomach or throwing up.
• Diarrhea.
• Gas.
• Feeling tired or weak.
• Headache.
• Signs of a common cold.
• Sore throat.
• Runny or stuffy nose.

Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of these symptoms, call your doctor immediately or get emergency medical treatment:

• Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
• Signs of a pancreas problem (pancreatitis) like very bad stomach pain, very bad back pain, or very bad upset stomach or throwing up.
• Signs of a urinary tract infection (UTI) like blood in the urine, burning or pain when passing urine, feeling the need to pass urine often or right away, fever, lower stomach pain, or pelvic pain.
• Low blood sugar can happen. The chance may be raised when this drug is used with other drugs for diabetes. Signs may be dizziness, headache, feeling sleepy or weak, shaking, fast heartbeat, confusion, hunger, or sweating. Call your doctor right away if you have any of these signs. Follow what you have been told to do for low blood sugar. This may include taking glucose tablets, liquid glucose, or some fruit juices.
• It is common to have stomach problems like upset stomach, throwing up, or diarrhea when you start taking this drug. If you have stomach problems later during treatment, call your doctor right away. This may be a sign of an acid health problem in the blood (lactic acidosis).
• Drugs like this one may cause joint pain that can be very bad and disabling. Call your doctor right away if you have very bad joint pain or any joint pain that does not go away.

 

Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Saxagliptin and Metformin may be confused with sitaGLIPtin and Metformin

Kombiglyze XR (US brand name for extended release saxagliptin/metformin combination) may be confused with Komboglyze (Canadian brand name for immediate release saxagliptin/metformin combination)

 

Storage and Stability

Store at 20°C to 25°C (68°F to 77°F); excursions permitted between 15°C to 30°C (59°F to 86°F).

 

Adverse Reactions

See individual agents.

Brand

Bristol-Myers Squibb Co, USA

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