Riax-M XR 5mg/1000mg Tablet

  • Manufacturer : Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd.
  • Composition : Saxagliptin 5mg, Metformin 1000mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Diabetes
  • Estimated Price : 357.00 For 7 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Riax-M XR 5mg/1000mg Tablet

Riax-M XR 5mg/1000mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Diabetes

Side effects of Riax-M XR 5mg/1000mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Riax-M XR 5mg/1000mg 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 Riax-M XR 5mg/1000mg Tablet

Do not use Riax-M XR 5mg/1000mg Tablet if you are allergic to - Saxagliptin, Metformin

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Riax-M XR 5mg/1000mg 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 Riax-M XR 5mg/1000mg Tablet works

Riax-M XR 5mg/1000mg Tablet contains - Saxagliptin, Metformin

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.

Metformin decreases hepatic glucose production, decreases intestinal absorption of glucose and improves insulin sensitivity by increasing peripheral glucose uptake and utilization.

Dosage of Riax-M XR 5mg/1000mg Tablet

The dosage of Riax-M XR 5mg/1000mg 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 Riax-M XR 5mg/1000mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Riax-M XR 5mg/1000mg 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.

Precautions & Warnings

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Interaction

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

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