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Empagliflozin

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Along with a proper diet and appropriate exercise, Empagliflozin is also recommended as part of a therapeutic routine for treating patients suffering from type 2 diabetes. This drug functions by reducing the amount of glucose taken up by the body, and increasing the amount of sugar excreted by the body through urine. You are recommended to avoid using this medication if you are allergic to any of the components of this medicine, if you have type 1 diabetes, if you have severe renal problems, if you are on dialysis, or if you have extremely high keto levels in your blood and your urine.

This medicine is known to cause fainting, dizziness, or light-headedness; you are advised to sit down at the first sign of these symptoms. Intake of alcohol, excessive exercise, hot weather and the presence of fever could increase these effects. You are recommended to inform your doctor if you are pregnant, lactating, or planning to be pregnant. This medicine could interact with other medication that you might be taking, so you are also advised to inform your doctor about all the medicines that you are using, including non-prescription drugs and any herbal medications. Avoid overdosing on this medicine.

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Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Diabetologist before using this medicine.
  • Type 2 Diabetes

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Taking empagliflozin with alcohol may affect blood glucose levels in patients with diabetes.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Jardiance 10mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Jardiance 10mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no interaction between driving and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Should be used cautiously in patients with an underlying kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    No dose adjustment is needed for patients with the mild to moderate liver disease. Not advisable in patients with the severe liver disease.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Empagliflozin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Below is the list of medicines, which contains Empagliflozin as ingredient

Empagliflozin is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. The drug inhibits the SGLT-2 and causes the excess blood sugar to be ejected from the body through urine.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Decmax 4Mg Tablet

    Pericort 4Mg Tablet

    Depo Medrol 40Mg/Ml Injection

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