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What is Xigduo XR used for?
Xigduo XR uses are the following:
- To control blood sugar level along with proper exercise and diet in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
- To lower the risk of hospitalization due to heart failure in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus and heart disease.
This drug contains two medications, dapagliflozin, and metformin. It belongs to a class of drugs known as antidiabetics, biguanides; antidiabetics, SGLT2 Inhibitors.
Xigduo XR dosage
- Xigduo XR 5/1000 mg
5 mg dapagliflozin and 1000 mg metformin hydrochloride is one of the available dosage forms of Xigduo XR. For better blood glucose control of patients who are not using dapagliflozin yet, the recommended initial dose for dapagliflozin is 5mg once daily. If you want to lower the risk of hospitalization for heart failure, dapagliflozin 10 mg once daily is the recommended dose.
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The recommended maximum daily dose for dapagliflozin is 10 mg and for metformin is 2000 mg.
For those who are taking an evening dose of metformin, XR should skip their last dose before initiating Xigduo XR.
The initial dose of this medication should be individualized and based on the patient’s current treatment regimen. This drug should be taken once daily in the morning with meals. Swallow this medication whole. Never crush, chew, or cut.
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Xigduo XR side effects
The following are the most common side effects of Xigduo XR:
- Stuffy or runny nose
- Sore throat
- Urinary tract infection
- Yeast infections (vagina and penis)
If these symptoms persist, worsen, or become worrisome, tell your doctor at once.
Lactic acidosis is the accumulation of lactic acid in the body. Tell your doctor right away if any of the following symptoms occur:
- Stomach symptoms occur after the first days of taking this drug.
- Drop-in blood pressure
- Low body temperature
- Slow heart rhythms and irregular heart rate
- Feeling tired or very weak
- Trouble breathing
- Unusual muscle pain
Ketoacidosis is an increased ketone in the blood or urine. Stop taking this drug and call your doctor immediately if the following symptoms occur:
- Stomach pain
- Trouble breathing.
Dehydration is the loss of body water and salt. This may also happen when taking Xigduo XR. It leads to the following symptoms:
- Weakness especially when you suddenly stand up (orthostatic hypotension) Discuss with your doctor how to avoid dehydration.
Kidney problems (swelling of the legs/feet, changes in the amount of urine, fluid loss due to vomiting, diarrhea or being exposed to the sun for a long time) and serious urinary tract infections (burning sensation or pain while urinating, urinary frequency and urgency, blood in the urine, pelvic pain) are serious side effects of Xigduo XR. Inform your doctor immediately if any symptoms of these two conditions occur.
This drug can also cause a rare but serious bacterial infection in the anus or around it and genitals (perineum) called Fournier’s gangrene. Get medical help right away if you experience the following: fever, tiredness or uncomfortable feeling, and pain, swelling, and redness around the anus or genitals.
Watch out for signs and symptoms of allergic reactions such as trouble breathing, rash, itching, and swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat. Seek medical attention at once if this happens.
Xigduo XR depression
Depression is one of the possible side effects of Xigduo XR but the incidence of experiencing it has not been reported or known.
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