Know More About Farxiga
Uses of Farxiga
Administer Farxiga to treat diabetes and control the levels of blood sugar. It is sold under the generic name Dapagliflozin. This medicine is in the form of a tablet and is easily consumed with or without food. Farxiga helps in regulating the high blood sugar levels and assists the kidneys in disposing of glucose from the bloodstream. It is mostly used for people who have type 2 diabetes.
Besides Farxiga, Dapagliflozin is also available under the brand names Forxiga and Edistride.
Farxiga Precautions and Warnings
Do not use Farxiga if you have the following:
- Diabetic ketoacidosis
- Severe kidney disease
- Currently on dialysis
If you are experiencing the severe side effects of Farxiga, get medical help immediately.
The maximum dosage intake for this medicine is 10 mg of Farxiga to be consumed once a day. It should be consumed according to the instructions provided by the healthcare professional. It is also important that your daily dose is taken at the same time each day. This is to avoid skipped doses as well as missing out on the daily treatment requirement.
Farxiga Side Effects
Take into full consideration the number of side effects of consuming Farxiga. These includes:
Common Side Effects of Farxiga
- Frequent urination
Severe Side Effects of Farxiga
- Burning, painful, difficult urination
- Cloudy, discoloured, bloody urine
- Swelling legs and feet
- Abdominal / Stomach pain
- Difficulty breathing