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FORXIGA 10MG TAB

Forxiga 10mg Tab
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Forxiga 10mg Tab is used on its own or as a combination with other medicines to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus and also prevent heart disease. However, the uses mentioned here may not be exhaustive. There may be other reasons or situations in which this medicine might be used.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Forxiga 10mg Tab is Dapagliflozin 10 MG

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Dapagliflozin is an ingredient belonging to a group of medicines called sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 also called SGLT2 inhibitors.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professionals before taking the Forxiga 10mg Tab

  • Hypersensitivity or allergy to Forxiga 10mg Tab or any of its components
  • Allergy to any other drugs
  • Kidney disease
  • Heart disease
  • Pancreatic problems
  • Caution:
  • It is very important to tell your doctor about your complete medical history. Before taking Forxiga 10mg Tab tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
  • Suffering with any pre-existing conditions/illnesses
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

This medication is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most side-effects are usually mild and resolve on their own. However, if they seem to persist for a longer duration of time, please consult your doctor. The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Forxiga 10mg Tab. Some common side-effects are as follows:

  • Allergic reactions to any of the compounds in Forxiga 10mg Tab
  • Ketoacidosis
  • Nausea
  • Dehydration
  • Low blood sugar
  • Kidney problems
  • Stuffy or runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Increased fats in the blood
  • Pain or tenderness
  • Redness of skin near anus and genital area
  • Genital yeast infection
How to Use

How to Use

Forxiga 10mg Tab can be taken with food. The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor. It is best to take Forxiga 10mg Tab at a fixed time. It is important that this medicine should not be taken more than the recommended dose.
Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not try to break/crush/chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take Forxiga 10mg Tab as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take it at the next scheduled time. Do not take two doses of Forxiga 10mg Tab at the same time as it can be dangerous to your health.
Bear in mind that it takes a few weeks for the medicine to work so you need to take it regularly even if you feel it is not doing you any good. You must keep taking the medicine until your doctor advises you to stop.
Forxiga 10mg Tab should be taken only by the person for whom it has been recommended by a qualified physician.

Overdosage

Signs and symptoms MAY BE NOTED in case of an overdosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions in your body after taking Forxiga 10mg Tab, contact your doctor immediately. It is best to avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage of this medicine. Depending on the dosage, symptoms may vary from individual to individual. It is possible you may experience the following signs or symptoms:

  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Confusion
  • Trembling/Feeling jittery
  • Sweating
  • Heart palpitations
  • Trouble breathing
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

It is best to take the tablet only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Adjustment of dosage or avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

safe to use in case of any kidney ailment/disorder? This medicine may make it hard for your kidneys to perform essential tasks like getting rid of waste from the body, keeping your blood pressure steady, making red blood cells. Also, if your kidneys are already damaged, be sure to tell your doctor.

Liver:

safe to use in case of any liver ailment/disorder? Forxiga 10mg Tab is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. There might be slight/mild side-effects on patients with liver ailments. The limited data available suggests that adjustments of doses of Forxiga 10mg Tab may not be needed in these patients. It is advisable to consult your doctor and let him/her know in advance if you have any ailments related to the liver before using this product.

Pregnancy:

safe to use in pregnant women? This product may be unsafe for pregnant women. Although only limited studies have been carried out in humans, studies done on animals have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. This is a powerful medicine and therefore, it should be taken by pregnant women only when recommended by the physician. The doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing Forxiga 10mg Tab.

Lactation:

safe to use in breastfeeding women? This product may be unsafe and may lead to serious and adverse side effects if you are breastfeeding. This tablet should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary to use during breastfeeding. Studies have shown that a small amount of the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby. Whether this drug may be used by a breast-feeding mother should be decided by the doctor.

Alcohol:

is it okay to consume alcohol during the use of this medicine? Mixing alcohol and medications may increase the risk of adverse reactions or complications, decrease the effectiveness of medications or even render them useless. Interactions of alcohol with drugs may make them harmful or even toxic to the body. Consumption of alcohol is not advisable. Please consult your doctor before using it.

Driving:

does this medicine make you dizzy/ interfere with your sleep? Most people do not realize that many prescription and over-the-counter medicines can cause drowsiness and impair the ability to drive, thus making driving dangerous for themselves and others. If you notice any abnormal changes after ingesting this product, it is better to avoid driving. Please consult your doctor.

Food:

Interactions between food and drugs may inadvertently reduce or increase the effect of the drug. Some commonly used herbs, fruits or other ingredients may cause failure of the therapy or even cause serious alterations of the patient’s health. this product can be taken with food or without it but it is not known whether there are any interactions with food. Please consult your doctor

Drug Interactions:

Drug interactions may be dangerous as they could change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. Be sure to keep a list of all the medicines you use for other illnesses including prescription medicines and herbal products in order to share it with your doctor. Do not start it on your own. Please consult your doctor before using Forxiga 10mg Tab.

Precautions
  • Keep this product out of reach of small children.
  • Keep this product in a cool place, away from heat and moisture.
  • Check the date of expiry of this product and do not use the medicine beyond its date of expiry.
  • Do not accept a damaged product.
  • Store this product at room temperature.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
Therapeutic Classification

Antidiabetic Agents


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of Forxiga 10mg Tab?

Forxiga 10mg Tab helps control blood sugar levels to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus in adults. Forxiga 10mg Tab helps to prevent serious complications of diabetes like nerve problems, loss of limbs, kidney damage and blindness.

Q2. Can we take Forxiga 10mg Tab daily?

It is best to use this medicine as directed on the label or exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is recommended not to use this tab in smaller or larger amounts or for a longer duration of time than recommended.

Q3. How many Forxiga 10mg Tab can be taken in a day?

This medicine is best taken as recommended by the doctor.

Q4. What are the side effects of Forxiga 10mg Tab?

Side effects are allergic reactions to any of the compounds in this medicine, dizziness, diarrhea, nervousness, tremors, hypoglycemia (low blood glucose level) and flatulence.

Q5. Does Forxiga 10mg Tab make you sleepy?

No. This tab does not make you drowsy. However, please tell your doctor about all other medicines that you may be taking as drug interactions may make you sleepy.

Q6. When should I take Forxiga 10mg Tab?

At a fixed time as per your doctor’s recommendations.

Q7. Is Forxiga 10mg Tab harmful for health?

No. This medication is quite safe to take. However, pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult with their doctor before taking it. Please follow recommendations of your doctor correctly to avoid complications.

Q8. Can we take Forxiga 10mg Tab on an empty stomach or should take it with food?

It can be taken with or without food.

Q9. What are the precautions I need to follow while taking the Forxiga 10mg Tabs?

Patients with hypersensitivity or allergy to this medicine or any of its components, allergy to any other drugs, type 1 diabetes mellitus, diabetic ketoacidosis, liver ailments, kidney disease, heart disease, thyroid disease and some hormonal conditions should consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as it may interact with this medicine.

Q10. Can I give Forxiga 10mg Tab to a child?

Giving medicines to children is complicated. Please consult your doctor before administering any drug to your child.

Q11. How long does the effect of Forxiga 10mg Tab last?

It usually depends on dose and duration that the medicine has been taken.

Q12. Can I take Forxiga 10mg Tab during pregnancy?

This medicine may not be safe but please consult your doctor.

Q13. At what time can I take Forxiga 10mg Tab?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. It is better to take it at a fixed time.

Q14. Can I take Forxiga 10mg Tab without a doctor’s prescription?

No. Prescription Required.

Q15. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am taking Forxiga 10mg Tab?

Avoid drinking alcohol as it can cause interactions with this medicine.

Q16. How to store Forxiga 10mg Tab? Should I refrigerate it?

Please store at room temperature (10-30°C).

Q17. If I have trouble swallowing Forxiga 10mg Tab, can I mix it in water and drink?

No. Please swallow it whole.

Q18. For how long should I take Forxiga 10mg Tab?

The dose and duration should be followed as prescribed by your doctor.

Q19. By when should I start seeing results of Forxiga 10mg Tab?

The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the individual and intended use.

Q20. What are the alternate medicines to the Forxiga 10mg Tab?

DAPLO 10MG TAB
,
FORXIGA 10MG TAB
,
GLEDEPA 10MG TAB

Seller Information
Manufactured By

ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS

lp 4601 highway 62 east,mt. vernon,indiana 47620usa

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ASTRAZENECA PHARMA INDIA LTD

12th mile bellary road,bangalore -560063,india

Imported By

ASTRAZENECA PHARMA INDIA LTD

12th mile bellary road,bangalore -560063,india

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