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Farxiga

dapagliflozin
Dapagliflozin is an oral diabetes medicine that helps control blood sugar levels. Dapagliflozin works by helping the kidneys get rid of glucose from your bloodstream. Dapagliflozin is used together with diet and exercise to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Dapagliflozin is also used to lower the risk of needing to be in the hospital for heart failure in adults with type 2 diabetes who also have heart disease. Dapagliflozin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
dapagliflozin
DRUG TYPE
SGLT-2 inhibitors

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You should not use dapagliflozin if you have diabetic ketoacidosis, severe kidney disease, or if you are on dialysis.

Taking dapagliflozin can make you dehydrated, which could cause you to feel weak or dizzy (especially when you stand up).

Dapagliflozin can cause serious infections in the penis or vagina. Get medical help right away if you have burning, itching, odor, discharge, pain, tenderness, redness or swelling of the genital or rectal area, fever, or if you don't feel well.

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Farxiga tablet 10 mg5 mg

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