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BRAND NAME:

Diajard

GENERIC NAME:

Empagliflozin

DESCRIPTION:

Diajard (Empagliflozin) is a prescription medicine used to treat:

Diabetes Mellitus Type-2

PRECAUTIONS:

Tell your doctor if you have hypersensitivity to the active substance or to any of the excipients. Or had any previous episode of ketoacidosis.

DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION:

The recommended dose of Diajard (Empagliflozin) is 10 mg once daily in the morning, taken with or without food, increased to 25 mg once daily if necessary and if tolerated.

INDICATIONS:

Diabetes Type-2 patients on prescription of a doctor

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

Patients with history of serious hypersensitivity reaction to empagliflozin or any of the excipients. Patients with severe renal impairment, end-stage renal  disease, or dialysis.

ADVERSE EVENTS:

The reported adverse events are; hypotension, ketoacidosis, acute kidney injury and impairment in renal function, urosepsis and pyelonephritis, hypoglycemia with concomitant use with insulin and insulin secretagogues, necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum (Fournier’s gangrene), genital mycotic infections, hypersensitivity reactions, increased low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, urinary tract infection (asymptomatic bacteriuria, cystitis), female genital mycotic infection

PRESENTATION: 

Diajard is presented in 10 mg & 25 mg tablets

STORAGE: 

Do not store above 30°C,keep in dry place, protect from light

Patient should consult with their physician before taking any medicine.

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