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Forxiga 10mg Strip Of 14 Tablets
Forxiga 10mg Strip Of 14 Tablets
Forxiga 10mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

Forxiga 10mg Strip Of 14 Tablets

By ASTRAZENECA PHARMA INDIA LTD
14 Tablet(s) in Strip
392.70*
MRP 462.00
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Forxiga 10 MG Description

Forxiga 10mg tablet contains dapagliflozin and is used in type 2 diabetes along with diet and exercise. It is to be taken orally with a glass of water daily and at a fixed time. It lowers high blood

sugar levels by excreting excess blood sugar through urine. You should inform your doctor about all the other medicines you are consuming before starting with this medicine. Do not use Forxiga 10mg tablet if you are allergic to dapagliflozin or you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Do not skip the meal, take small but frequent meals. Before starting treatment with this medicine you should inform your doctor about your previous health, medical history, pregnancy, breastfeeding and also if you are on any medication. You must follow a healthy diet and exercise along with the medicine. An individual with uncontrolled diabetes is at increased risk of various health complications such as eye, kidney and nerve problems, heart diseases and stroke.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹392.70
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ContainsDapagliflozin(10.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 Diabetes
Side effectHypoglycemia, dizziness, increased urination, back pain
TherapyANTI-DIABETIC
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uses

Uses of Forxiga 10 MG

Forxiga 10mg tablet is used in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, where the body does not produce enough insulin or is unable to use it properly.
contraindications

Contraindications of Forxiga 10 MG

If you are allergic to dapagliflozin or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
sideEffects

Side effects of Forxiga 10 MG

  • Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia)
  • Genital infections
  • Increase in frequency of urination, painful urination
  • Back pain
  • Dizziness
  • Rash
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Forxiga 10 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Forxiga 10mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on the use of this medicine during pregnancy. Use in pregnancy is not recommended. If you become pregnant while on the treatment with this medicine, then immediately inform your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Forxiga 10mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
There is limited information available on the use of this medicine in lactating women. Forxiga 10mg tablet should be avoided if you are breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Forxiga 10mg tablet?
A:
This medicine has no or negligible effect on driving. If you feel dizziness after taking this medicine, then avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Forxiga 10mg tablet?
A:
Drinking alcohol can lower your blood sugar level. Therefore, drinking alcohol should be avoided while taking this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have type 1 diabetes, where the body does not produce any insulin.
  • You have a liver or kidney disease.
  • You have fever, nausea or vomiting or infection of the urinary tract.
  • You are taking medicines for high blood pressure and have a history of low blood pressure.
  • Your blood sugar levels are high, leading to dehydration.
  • You have stomach pain, excessive thirst, fast and deep breathing, confusion, unusual sleepiness or tiredness, a sweet smell to breathe, a sweet or metallic taste in the mouth, or different odour urine...
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  • You have pain, tenderness, redness, or swelling of the genitals or the area between the genitals and the anus.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Forxiga 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Forxiga 10mg tablet works by lowering excess blood sugar level by excreting it through urine. It inhibits the reabsorption of glucose. Thus, glucose can be eliminated through the urine.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Forxiga 10 MG

Forxiga 10mg tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor with a glass of water with or without food. Take it at the same time each day.
interactions

Interactions of Forxiga 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Forxiga 10mg tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Taking medicine used to remove water from the body (Diuretic), along with this medicine, can cause excessive water loss.
  • Inform your doctor if you are on other medicines for diabetes like insulin or a sulfonylurea. Your doctor shall adjust their dose when prescribing Forxiga 10mg tablet.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Forxiga 10 MG

  • Store Forxiga 10mg tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • This medicine should be kept out of the sight and reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Forxiga 10 MG

Overdose

If you think you have taken too much of Forxiga 10mg tablet, then contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double...
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WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: can I take Forxiga 10mg tablet along with insulin?

A: Yes, this medicine can be taken with insulin under medical supervision but the dose of insulin has to be reduced to prevent very low blood sugar levels.

Q: Can I take this medicine if I have kidney disease?

A: No, you should not take this medicine if you have any kidney problems, as this medicine works by excreting excess sugar through urine.

Q: Does Forxiga 10mg tablet cause loss of body weight?

A: No, normally this medicine does not cause loss of body weight. In contrast, rapid loss of body weight is a sign of a serious medical condition called Diabetic ketoacidosis.

Q: How Forxiga 10mg tablet works?

A: Forxiga 10mg tablet works by removing excess blood sugar by excreting it through urine.

Q: Does Forxiga 10mg tablet is useful in type 1 diabetes mellitus?

A: No, Forxiga 10mg tablet is useful only in type 2 diabetes mellitus where the body produces less amount of insulin or is unable to use it.

Q: What is the composition of Forxiga 10?

A: The composition of Forxiga 10 consists of dapagliflozin as its active ingredient and is used in type 2 diabetes along with diet and exercise.

Q: What are the side effects of Forxiga 10?

A: Hypoglycemia, dizziness, increased urination and back pain are a few side effects that can be seen during the treatment with Forxiga 10. However, these symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own.
Product Details
Brand
FORXIGA
Expires on or After
29/09/2024
Last Updated on: 18 May 2022 | 10:41 PM (IST)
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