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Xultophy

insulin degludec-liraglutide
Insulin is a hormone that works by lowering levels of glucose (sugar) in the blood. Insulin degludec is a Liraglutide is similar to a hormone that occurs naturally in the body and helps control blood sugar, insulin levels, and digestion. Insulin degludec and liraglutide is a combination medicine used to lower blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes mellitus. This medicine should be used together with diet and exercise. Insulin degludec and liraglutide is usually given when your blood sugar levels have not been well controlled by using other medications. Insulin degludec and liraglutide may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
insulin degludec-liraglutide
DRUG TYPE
antidiabetic combinations

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you have multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2 (tumors in your glands), a personal or family history of medullary thyroid cancer, insulin-dependent diabetes, or if you are having an episode of low blood sugar or diabetic ketoacidosis.

In animal studies, liraglutide caused thyroid tumors or thyroid cancer. It is not known whether these effects would occur in people.

Call your doctor at once if you have signs of a thyroid tumor, such as swelling or a lump in your neck, trouble swallowing, a hoarse voice, or shortness of breath.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Xultophy solution 100 units-3.6 mg/mL

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