Onglyza 5mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 2:53 am

Onglyza 5mg Tablet

Uses of Onglyza 5mg Tablet

Onglyza 5mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):


Side effects of Onglyza 5mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Onglyza 5mg Tablet are – Headache, Facial Edema, Peripheral Edema, Abdominal Pain, Gastroenteritis, Vomiting

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Onglyza 5mg Tablet

Do not use Onglyza 5mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Saxagliptin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Onglyza 5mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Onglyza 5mg Tablet works

Onglyza 5mg Tablet contains – Saxagliptin

Saxagliptin inhibits DPP-4, an enzyme that rapidly inactivates incretin hormones, which play a part in the body’s regulation of glucose. By increasing active incretin levels, drug helps to increase insulin release and decrease circulating glucose.

Dosage of Onglyza 5mg Tablet

The dosage of Onglyza 5mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Onglyza 5mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Onglyza 5mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Drug :- Strong CYP3A4/5 inhibitors (atazanavir, clarithromycin, indinavir, itraconazole, ketoconazole, nefazodone, nelfinavir, ritonavir, saquinavir, telithromycin): May increase saxagliptin level.

About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.