Generic name: Empagliflozin and Linagliptin
Brand name: Glyxambi
Glyxambi are available in two dosages Empagliflozin and linagliptin both are orally active inhibitors. Glyxambi is used to treat type-2 diabetes. Empagliflozin is associated with the group of drugs known as sodium glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitor. Linagliptin befits with the group of drugs known as dipeptidyle peptidase 4 inhibitors.
Glyxambi (Empagliflozin/Linagliptin) Uses
It is used to treat the raised levels of blood sugar in the patients with type-2 diabetes along with healthy diet and exercise. This medication helps to control and reduce the future health complication of kidney disease, nerve problems, loss of limbs, sexual problems and heart attack or stroke. It is taken directly through mouth with a glass of water and healthy diet schedule with the proper prescription and treatment plan of doctor. Empagliflozin increase the removal of sugar from the kidneys. Linagliptin increase the levels of incretins which is a natural substance. Incretins increases release of insulin which helps to control blood sugar.
Glyxambi (Empagliflozin/Linagliptin) Side effects
Some of the common side effects by this medication which can worsen when ignored headaches and dizziness. The use of this medication may also causes some serious side effects that are yeast infection, urinary tract infection, and joint pain, increased frequency of urination, upper respiratory infection and kidney problems. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you experience any of these side effects before letting them worse. Proper consideration is needed by the doctor of pharmacist about the side effects before prescribing the medication.
Glyxambi (Empagliflozin/Linagliptin) Precautions
This product may contain some inactive ingredients that can cause allergic reactions. If you are allergic to this medication or you already have any type of allergy tell your doctor or pharmacist. Tell your doctor or pharmacist must before taking this medication if you have any previous or ongoing medical history specifically kidney disease, dehydration, gallstones, pancreatic disease, yeast infection and blood pressure. Pregnancy may originates the diabetes worsen use this medicine when clearly needed. Discuss the precautions and benefits of the medication.
Glyxambi (Empagliflozin/Linagliptin) Interactions
Many drugs may interact with these medications and causes difficulties to control blood sugar levels. Drug interaction brings up changes on the function of the medication and increases the changes of serious side effects. It may interact with some sugar lowering medications like Glyburide (Micronase, Diabeta, Glynase),Glimepiride (Amaryl),Glipizide (Glucotrol),Repaglinide (Prandin) and Nateglinide (Starlix). It may also interact with prescription and non prescription medicines, vitamins and herbal supplements.