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Forxiga 5mg Tablet
Forxiga 5mg Tablet
Forxiga 5mg Tablet

Forxiga 5mg Tablet

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Forxiga 5 MG Description

Forxiga Tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine containing dapagliflozin as the active ingredient. It is used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes along with diet and exercise. Forxiga lowers high blood

sugar levels by excreting excess blood sugar through urine. Take this medicine as prescribed and for the duration that it is prescribed by your doctor. 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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Offer Price₹372.72
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ContainsDapagliflozin(5.0 Mg)
UsesType 2 Diabetes
Side effectHypoglycemia, dizziness, increased urination, back pain
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Uses of Forxiga 5 MG

Forxiga 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 of Forxiga 5 MG

If you are allergic to dapagliflozin or any of the other ingredients of Forxiga Tablet.

Side effects of Forxiga 5 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Forxiga 5 MG



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

Breast Feeding

Can I take Forxiga Tablet while breastfeeding?
There is limited information available on the use of Forxiga Tablet in lactating women. Forxiga Tablet should be avoided if you are breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Forxiga Tablet?
Forxiga Tablet has no or negligible effect on driving. If you feel dizziness after taking this medicine, then avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Forxiga Tablet?
Drinking alcohol can lower your blood sugar level. Therefore, drinking alcohol should be avoided while taking this medicine.

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.

Mode of Action of Forxiga 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Forxiga 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.

Directions for Use of Forxiga 5 MG

Forxiga 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 of Forxiga 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Forxiga 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 Tablet.

Storage and disposal of Forxiga 5 MG

  • Store Forxiga Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Keep out of the sight and reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Forxiga 5 MG


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

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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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Dr. Mansi Savla

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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I take Forxiga Tablet along with insulin?

A: Yes, Forxiga Tablet 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 Forxiga Tablet if I have kidney disease?

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

Q: Does Forxiga Tablet cause loss of body weight?

A: No, normally Forxiga Tablet 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 Tablet works?

A: Forxiga Tablet works by removing excess blood sugar by excreting it through urine.

Q: Does Forxiga Tablet is useful in type 1 diabetes mellitus?

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